Ubisoft announced today that when Assassin’s Creed Syndicate launches on October 23 for PS4, it will come with exclusive content.
There will be 10 PlayStation 4 exclusive Penny Dreadful-themed missions, known as The Dreadful Crimes:
In 19th-century London, a curious affection for thrilling mystery stories exploded across the city. These weekly pocket novels, dubbed Penny Dreadfuls, became massively popular among the working class population and focused on titillating sensationalized crimes.
The DLC, The Dreadful Crimes Mission Pack, will be available on day one for Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. According to Ubisoft, it explores the roots of the gruesome fad by following a young connoisseur of detective stories named Artie, who teams up with Penny Dreadful journalist Henry Raymond.
Players will play as either of the Fyre twins and they’ll be able to use an enhanced version of Eagle Vision to uncover details and clues to rebuild crime scenes. Completing the DLC will give players a unique in-game items utilized by iconic detectives of the day.