Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood “Da Vinci Disappearance” DLC gets multiplayer trailer

Always good for worthwhile DLC, the latest installment in the Assassin's Creed saga gets its biggest add-on yet in the form of the “Da Vinci Disappearance” expansion. First previewed back in January, the DLC's single-player component pretty much does what it says on the tin – where in the world is Leonardo Da Vinci? – but the new trailer focuses on the pack's multiplayer aspects, which for many are Brotherhood's big draw card.

Above: The “Da Vinci Disappearance” trailer

The lush indoor and outdoor areas of the pack's new multiplayer location, Alhambra, are shown off in rich daytime and stealth-heavy moonlit matches within the trailer. There's also a look at four new character classes: leather-clad Dama Rossa (including the “swaying ass-cam” shot obligatory for revealing new female characters), lumbering Knight, gentleman-scoundrel Marquis and masked Pariah, who presumably doesn't get picked first for many team matches.

Above: New location, the Spanish town of Alhambra

Above: Dama Rossa's “badass slomo trailer walk” moment

Above: “Escort” mode sees you protect – or hunt – a non-player VIP

Rounding out the pack's multiplayer additions are two new multiplayer mission types, one heavily structured and the other very much the opposite: “Escort” adds everyone's favorite single-player mission type to the multiplayer roster, whereas “Assassinate” is the contract-free, kill-happy free-for-all that Brotherhood's multiplayer mode virtually demands.

“The Da Vinci Disappearance” debuts on March 8 for Xbox 360, expanding onto PlayStation Network a day later. Does this trailer whet your appetite? Let's hear your thoughts.

Mar 2, 2011

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