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Ubisoft's 'free game offer' for Assassin’s Creed: Unity Season Pass begins

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A special webpage for those who own the Season Pass to Assassin’s Creed: Unity is now online where you can take up Ubisoft's offer a free game to compensate for the disastrous launch.

Those eligible need only select their platform (the same as the one they own Unity), and then choose between a selection of Ubisoft's latest titles like The Crew and Far Cry 4.

Ubisoft looking to bring kids into the Assassin's Creed franchise

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I was playing ssassin's Creed: Unity the other day, and I finished hacking my targets' bodyguards apart with my lumber axe, leapt after him and slit his throat as he tried to run. It was at this point that I thought, "Hey, this franchise would be great for kids."

Ubisoft clearly thinks the same. The company's international brand manager Yannick Spagna explained during the GameON Finance conference that a recent Mega Bloks deal was intended to introduce children to the franchise.

Assassin's Creed American Saga Collection PC version only available in Europe

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The snappily named Assassin’s Creed: Birth of a New World – The American Saga Collection is, slightly oddly, only getting a PC release in Europe and not in North America.

Ubisoft confirmed the news to Gamespot, but didn't give a reason for the decision. Bit weird. I mean, the thing is called The AMERICAN Saga Collection, after all.

Ubisoft announces an Assassin's Creed colonial compilation with The American Saga Collection

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Ubisoft is packaging up its colonial era Assassin's Creed games into one handy package - Assassin's Creed: Birth of a New World - The American Saga Collection.

The collection will bundle up Assassin’s Creed 3, Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed: Liberation HD. it's coming to PC and last-gen consoles this October.

Ubisoft claim that DLC and Season Passes are now "pretty much accepted"

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Ubisoft's VP of digital publishing Chris Early has claimed that gamers no longer have a problem with DLC, and are happy to put down their money for Season Passes.

In an interview with GamesIndustry, Early said, "I think there are some models that are accepted now, DLC is pretty much accepted. Season pass is pretty much accepted."

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