1868: a series of unexplainable events strike London. Inspired by the famous penny-dreadful stories, this pack includes over nine individual missions that culminate in the final mission, which takes place in one of London’s most iconic locationsRead full description
1868: a series of unexplainable events strike London. Inspired by the famous penny-dreadful stories, this pack includes over nine individual missions that culminate in the final mission, which takes place in one of London’s most iconic locations. Work with one of history’s most iconic figures as your ally, a young Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Bringing a new style of gameplay to the Assassin’s Creed experience, use your wit to solve and connect the clues that will help you solve these dreadful crimes. Find the culprit and unlock exclusive gear and weapons for both Jacob and Evie. Complete five missions and unlock a cloak for Evie and a belt for Jacob, or solve all nine missions and unlock a combat cane!
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The dlc doesn't add any new mechanics instead the Jacob and Evie use eagle to investigate various crimes scenes around London and must collect clues and interrogate witnesses in order to solves the crime. Some are more complex as others as you must visit various locations throughout the city to get all the information you need. Once you have all the information you can accuse who you think the murderer is. As long as you have got all the information is quite easy to figure out who has committed the crime. After finishing the dlc I was satisfied with my purchase and felt it did a pretty good straying away from the typical gameplay formual Assassin's Creed in known for
In this industry, most single player DLCs are "more of the same". Most of the time, developpers create new missions for us to play in the same manner than the main game. There is no change in the gameplay except for new weapons or foes. The Dread Crimes is a bit different. In this DLC you're not fighting the templars like in the main story. This time, the Frye twins are investigating murders. With the help of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself, you must find out who is the true culprit of each of the nine cases of the DLC. The DLC recycles the main game's mechanics to create investigation sequences. Basically, the Eagle Vision makes you see clues and informations about the suspects (It's like Batman Arkham City). You can interrogate people. Then you must decide who you will accuse of the murder. Sure it's not as interesting as the proper Sherlock Holmes game but it's quite refreshing to play this DLC after hours of classic Assassin's Creed gameplay.
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