When Ubisoft first announced the season pass for Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, the Nintendo’s Wii U was ominously missing from the list of platforms on which the pass was purchasable.
Today, in response to gaming site Polygon’s query, Ubisoft confirmed that the DLCs and post-launch content for ACIV will indeed not make their way over to Nintendo’s console.
No explanation was provided by Ubisoft as to why the content won’t be available on Wii U. Since the previous title in the series, Assassin’s Creed III, did let Wii U players download the game’s various DLC, it’s hard to imagine Ubisoft’s reason for not doing the same with the 4th main entry for the series.
The first DLC for Assassin’s Creed 4, which was recently unveiled, will bring more single-player, storied content to the game. Titled Freedom Cry, the DLC will revolve around Adewale; former slave and Edward Kenway’s First Mate, as he gathers a crew to battle slavery in the Dominican Republic and free the oppressed.
It’s a shame that those playing over Wii U won’t be able to experience this content, as well as a host of other DLCs which remain unannounced.
The season pass, priced $19.99, will be available on all the other platforms, and will include all the planned DLCs for the game – adding new multiplayer characters, single-player sequences and more to the Black Flag experience.
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is scheduled for an October 24 release on PS3, Wii U and X360 where as the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions are set to come out later in November.
Source: Venture Beat