Assassin’s Creed III Limited Edition announced for North America

July 3rd, 2012 Michael Pica

Javius alerted us about a recently announced Limited Edition for Assassin’s Creed III coming to North America.

Assassin's Creed III GameStop Exclusive Limited Edition (Xbox 360) [NTSC] (PS3) [1] (Ubisoft)

Included is a 9″ tall statue of AC3’s protagonist, “Connor”; a 28″x48″ Colonial Flag featuring the Assassin’s Crest; a Metal Belt Buckle with the Assassin’s Crest. Exclusive to GameStop is an additional single player mission as well as an additional in-game weapon.

The Limited Edition will be released on October 30th at a price of $120 and is available for Xbox 360 and PS3.

European Assassin’s Creed III CEs Revealed

March 26th, 2012 Michael Pica

Jason G wrote in to inform us of details of three confirmed European CE releases for Assassin’s Creed III.

The Freedom Edition, includes Alex Ross’ SteelBook (similar in design to the North American pre-order bonus), “George Washington’s Notebook”, a statue of “Connor” and some DLC content all wrapped up in a good sized decorative box.

Assassin's Creed III Freedom Edition [PAL]

The Join or Die Edition seems to be a slightly smaller package which replace the statue with a “Join or Die” medallion. It also lacks the SteelBook and some of the DLC Content.

Assassin's Creed III Join or Die Edition [PAL]

Finally there will be a Special Edition which seems to come in a standard game case with alternative cover art and the inclusion of an “exclusive” piece of single player DLC Content “A Dangerous Secret”. Those who complete this DLC will also unlock the “Flintlock Musket” weapon.

The Freedom Edition has an RRP of £80 for PS3 and Xbox 360 and an RRP of £60 for PC, the Join or Die Edition has an RRP of £65 for PS3 and Xbox 360 and an RRP of £50 for PC. All of these will be released on October 31st of this year. No word yet on any CE releases for North America, if past Assassin’s Creed games are any indication the North American releases will be completely different than the European releases.

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Animus Edition Announced

June 6th, 2011 Ayiu

Here it comes…another Assassin’s Creed Edition – The Animus Edition

The Edition comes in a big Animus Box including the following content:

  • In-depth encyclopedia, with comprehensive entries on the major characters, events and other important aspects of the Assassin’s Creed universe
  • animated short movie
  • Soundtrack
  • In-game content:
    • Explore the prison of legendary Vlad the Impaler, the scourge of Constantinople who inspired the myth of Dracula. Seek out the hanging cell of the infamous leader to retrieve his personal blade, a deadly close quarters dagger capable of dispatching any foe.
    • Capacity upgrades for your hidden gun bullets, bombs & crossbow arrows to give you a decisive advantage in battle.
    • Play as two additional multiplayer characters: The Crusader & a character from Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood revamped with a Constantinople flavor: the Ottoman Jester
    • The Armour of Brutus from Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
    • One exclusive customization item

Cost: 149.95 $ for PS3 & XBOX 360, 129.95 $ for PC

Thanks to CE.o member Javius for pointing this out.

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Collector’s Edition announced

June 6th, 2011 Ayiu

Ubisoft announced during its press conference at E3 today the Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Collector’s Edition.

Due out November, 15 2011 – the Collector’s Edition comes in a collector box and includes the following:

  • animated short movie
  • Soundtrack
  • Artbook
  • in-game content

Assassins’ Creed Brotherhood – Da Vinci Edition available for pre-order

March 1st, 2011 Ayiu

The German UbiShop have listed Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood – Da Vinci Edition for pre-order.
In addition to the DLC: The Da Vinci Disappearance the Da Vinci Edition includes the following:

  • Assassin’s Creed – Brotherhood game
  • exclusive free downloadable content:
    • six new multiplayer characters
    • one new multiplayer map: Alhambra
    • two new single-player maps: Trajans Forum and aqueducts
    • one new single player mission for the Da Vinci Disappearance
    • two new game modes in Assassinate and Escort

The Da Vinci Edition will be released March 25.

Pre-orders can be made here: Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood – Da Vinci Edition

Assassins creed brotherhood - da vinci edition

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Not So Special Edition: Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

December 21st, 2010 Michael Pica

Those who purchased the Codex Edition of Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood have just lost a little something that makes that release special. Ubisoft announced that they will be offering “The Trajan Market” content free to uPlay members; which is pretty much anyone with a Ubisoft game released in the last year and an internet connection.

While the Codex Edition still has a lot more going for it in terms of collector’s appeal, it’s always disheartening when you spend the extra money up front for bonus content only to have it given away to everyone after the fact.

I will say that I do like the uPlay feature, if you haven’t signed up, it’s worth doing so. Basically you get to spend your achievement points on additional content. Of course this announcement comes after i just blew all of my U points on some new Multiplayer characters and costumes for Ezio last night.

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Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood CE Unboxing

October 28th, 2010 Michael Pica

Destructoid has a video up showcasing an unboxing of the upcoming European CE for Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood. Somewhat different than the North American version of the CE but here’s hoping all will look as nice.

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Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood LE for North America

August 10th, 2010 Michael Pica

While those in Europe were already granted a CE release for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, those of us in North America were left out in the cold… until now.

A Limited Edition of Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood has been announced for North America and is quite different from the CE that Europe is receiving.

Included is the typical bonus disc with behind the scenes content, an artbook, a fancy case, and the always welcome physical game map, but the real treat is the included jack-in-the-box featuring a character from the game.

The interesting thing here is that there are different jack-in-the-box characters depending on where you buy your LE. GameStop will be selling them with the Harlequin character while all other retailers will have the Doctor.

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood Limited Edition will be released on November 16th for 360, PS3, and PC at a price of about $100.

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Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood CE Announced for Europe

June 17th, 2010 Michael Pica recently added a Limited Codex Edition, of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood.

Scheduled for release on September 7th at a price of £69.99 for PS3, Xbox 360, and PC, the Limied Codex Edition of Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood will include:

  • Renaissance Collector Chest
  • Exclusive Codex
  • Map of Rome
  • Multiplayer characters cards
  • Lineage DVD
  • Bonus DVD and game soundtrack
  • 2 Exclusive single player maps: Aqua Gear & Trajan Market
  • 2 Multiplayer characters: Harlequin & Officer
  • Additional bonus content yet to be revealed

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ACII “Complete Edition”

May 19th, 2010 Michael Pica

It seems several UK retailers are listing an Assassin’s Creed II Complete Edition for release on June 4th. What makes it “Complete” is apparently the inclusion of the two DLC packs and the secret location that were previously only available to Uplay subscribers.

I’m guessing this is probably the same thing as the previously rumored “Game of the Year” Edition.

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