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Ubisoft to Offer Free DLC for Assassin’s Creed Unity
As a result of Assassin’s Creed Unity’s rocky launch, Ubisoft announced that they will be offering the “Dead Kings” expansion free of charge for all players who have purchased the game. The game suffered from multiple technical issues that hindered many players from fully enjoying the experience, and the free expansion is Ubisoft’s attempt at making amends.
“Unfortunately, at launch, the overall quality of the game was diminished by bugs and unexpected technical issues,” wrote Yannis Mallat, CEO of Ubisoft Montreal and Toronto. “I want to sincerely apologize on behalf of Ubisoft and the entire Assassin’s Creed team. These problems took away from your enjoyment of the game, and kept many of you from experiencing the game at its fullest potential.”
As a bonus for those who have already acquired the expansion as a part the Assassin’s Creed Unity Season Pass or the Gold Edition of the title, Ubisoft is also offering a free game to compensate for the purchase. Players will have a choice of downloading Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag, The Crew, Far Cry 4, Just Dance 2015, Rayman Legends, or Watch Dogs for free.
Season pass holders will still be granted access to Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China, which is slated to release in early 2015. This new title will not be distributed for free. No release dates are known for the DLC packages or free offers, but players should expect to hear more details soon.