The new expansion ” The Curse of the Pharaohs” will hit Xbox One, PS4 and PC on March 13th 2018. It is included in the Season Pass for Assassin’s Creed Origins or can be purchased separately. The expansion introduces two new regions to explore that include Thebes and the Valley of the Kings, as well as 7 new skills to be released.
What is the story of this new expansion?
Following the trail of a stolen artifact in Thebes to prevent it from falling into the hands of the Order of the Ancients, Bayek will find that some pharaohs and queens, bothered by the looting, have returned from death to cause destruction in the city and wipe out whoever gets in his way.
To put an end to the nightmare, Bayek must travel between the world of the living and the dead, facing fearful enemies such as giant scorpions, soldiers of the army of Anubis. Of course, the specters of the enraged rulers of Egypt who will appear as chiefs temporary, but that will be even more ferocious when you have to face them in the Field of the Reeds; place of rest of the dead in Egyptian mythology. To achieve its goal, Medjay must travel Thebes and the Valley of the Kings, in addition to acquiring 7 new skills.
What else includes Assassin’s Creed Origins Season Pass?
DLC 1 – “The Hidden Ones”
This story-focused expansion centers on the growth of the Brotherhood, transporting users years after the events of Assassin’s Creed Origins while fighting against a Roman force that is occupying a new region; Besides, it will extend the level limit, allowing players to access new skills and maintain the progress of their characters. It is already available from January.
DLC 2 – “The Curse of the Pharaohs”
This second update centers on Egyptian mythology and invites players to fight with undead pharaohs and explore a new mystical realm. On their journey, users will encounter legendary Egyptian beasts such as Anubis warriors, scorpions and more, while investigating the origin of the curse that has revived the pharaohs of yesteryear. “The Curse of the Pharaohs” will raise the level limit further and introduce new skills. Available from 13th March 2018.
Horus and Roman Centurions Package: Two exclusive extra packages that include new costumes, weapons, shields, and mounts. Available since November 2017.
Package of 500 Helix credits: Representing a value of five dollars in real currency. Available from the launch day of the game.
An exclusive special weapon: Known as the “Calamity Blade.” Accessible from the day of the game launch.