Assassin’s Creed III – Tyranny of King Washington trailer shows off George’s wild side

Where Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed storyline really shines is when they reinvent history somewhat, and the upcoming Tyranny of King Washington DLC for AC3 is a perfect example of one such interesting piece of storytelling.

If you missed it during the VGAs on Friday, here’s the brand new trailer and some new details.

Assassin’s Creed III’s Tyranny of King Washington trailer:
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Welcome to Assassin?s Creed III?s Tyranny of King Washington ? a three-part DLC series exploring an alternate reality in which George Washington goes mad with unlimited power, foregoing Presidency to rule as tyrannical King. In this alternate world, Connor is and remains Ratonhnhak?:ton. Having never become an Assassin, he must endure new trials, acquiring the skills he?ll need to take down a possessed Washington and win freedom for his land once and for all.

The Assassin?s Creed III Season Pass grants access to all five upcoming downloadable content packs and is currently available for purchase for 2400 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE or $29.99 on the PlayStation Network. It can be pre-ordered at GameStop and Best Buy.

Assassin?s Creed III is now available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U. For Windows PC gamers, the Assassin?s Creed III Deluxe Edition is available as a digital download and includes all future downloadable content.

There is no solid release date for the DLC yet.