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Assassin’s Creed Origins Has Arrived

by Mick Lite

The launch of Assassin’s Creed Origins today will be just the beginning for players who dive into the vast and mysterious open world of Ancient Egypt. From expansions for Season Pass holders to free modes and more for all players, there will be plenty of new adventures for Bayek to explore. Get a glimpse of what’s in store in the trailer below, then read on for details.

The Season Pass includes:


The Hidden Ones (DLC 1) – This expansion takes place years after the events of Assassin’s Creed Origins in a new region occupied by a Roman force. Bayek and the new Assassins will clash with the Romans as the Brotherhood continues to grow. Slated for release in January 2018.

The Curse of the Pharaohs (DLC 2) – The second expansion focuses on Egyptian mythology, pitting players against undead pharaohs and famed Egyptian monsters. Bayek will need to explore a mystical new realm and discover the root of the curse that has brought these creatures to life. Scheduled for a March 2018 launch.

The Roman Centurion and Horus packs – These exclusive item packs will grant Season Pass holders a new outfit, weapons, shield, and mount when they become available in November of this year.


To gain access to all of the above, players will need to own the Season Pass, which is included in Assassin’s Creed Origins Gold Edition and is also available for purchase separately. There is also a bevy of new additions coming to the game after launch that will be free for all players, including:


The Trial of the Gods – Face off against the Egyptian gods in boss battles during special timed events, and receive valuable rewards for victory.

The Nomad’s Bazaar – Track down a wandering merchant who will give you daily quests to pursue and reward you with exotic mystery rewards.

Photo Mode – Capture the beauty of the Egyptian landscape and indulge your inner wildlife photographer.

Discovery Tour – This new game mode turns the world of Assassin’s Creed Origins into a combat-free living museum. Read more about this mode and the educational guided tours in our previous coverage.

Horde Mode – Hone your skills with blade and bow in the Gladiator Arena.


Road Map

The season pass is included with the Gold edition.

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Assassin’s Creed Origins is available today, October 27, for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. For more on the vibrant open world and the new combat system, check out our previous coverage.

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