Venetian Dawn of Discovery Expansion Announced

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Ubisoft’s city-building simulation/RTS Dawn of Discovery is getting an expansion pack next month. Titled Dawn of Discovery: Venice, the add-on will encompass 300 new quests steeped in Venetian culture and a new online mode offering competitive and cooperative play for up to 8 players, among other expansion pack bobbles and trinkets, such as new items, quest types, medals and so on.

Dawn of Discovery: Venice is due for North American PC release on February 25th accompanied by a Gold Edition bundle of the original game and the new expansion. Both will be available exclusively via digital download. Hit the jump for a list of the expansion’s key features.

Key Features of Dawn of Discovery: Venice:

New Venetian setting:
The rich Dawn of Discovery environment is complemented with a new Venetian setting offering new possibilities of interaction:
• Build two new Venetian ship types: the small and big tradesman cog
• Develop secret cabinets, infiltrate your enemies and sabotage their expansion

Multiplayer:
Play Dawn of Discovery online in multiplayer mode:
• Choose to play versus or co-op to defeat the AI by combining your techniques
• Up to 8 players

New Challenges and Quests:
• Up to 60 new items and 300 new quests with two new types: trading race and ship boarding
• Discover and exploit a new type of island, the Volcano island
• New scenarios to face new challenges with new achievements, medals and crests

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