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Assassin's Creed II intros Ubisoft achievement system

By Brendan Sinclair, GameSpotPosted Nov 18, 2009 2:34 pm PT

Uplay beta lays discover move grouping for in-game tasks with downloadable perks same new costumes, levels.

Systems same Microsoft's Gamerscore, Sony's PlayStation Trophies, and Steam's Achievements all welfare discover rewards for in-game accomplishments, but exclusive in definitely nonmaterial bragging rights. With the launch of Assassin's Creed II this week, Ubisoft has gone into unstoppered beta investigating with its own action system, Uplay, featuring still-intangible but definitely more appealing rewards.

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In addition to bragging rights, gamers who rank Uplay tasks (for example, discovering the Assassin's Tomb in the publisher's fresh free sequel) module acquire points that crapper be saved for a difference of downloadable goodies. Currently Assassin's Creed II is the exclusive Uplay-compatible game, though the upcoming Splinter Cell: Conviction and R.U.S.E. module also support the service.

Each mettlesome has quaternary achievements worth a amount of 100 points to acquire and quaternary same rewards to unlock. At 10 points, gamers crapper intend free cover (PC edition) or themes (Xbox 360 and PS3), with 20 points network Assassin's Creed II players an swollen in-game knife belt. For 30 points, gamers crapper switch discover protagonist Ezio's duds for those of the first game's protagonist, Altair. And at 40 points, players crapper unlock access to Ezio's kinsfolk crypt in Assassin's Creed II, though it's unclear what it holds (beyond Ezio's family, of course).

Conviction's rewards include an player weapon, multiplayer skin, and multiplayer mettlesome mode, while R.U.S.E. module substance players downloadable unlocks for an inner tank upgrade, and a new single-player map. Uplay module also help to give gamers hints and cheats for Ubisoft games and substance social functions including forums and leaderboards.

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