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A game developer views pre-order statistics as a sign of both popularity and imminent success or failure. It has always been this way with many blockbuster developers and with many small time developers looking to grab some attention for their games. Assassin's Creed 3, as many foresaw coming, will be accompanied by pre-order bonuses; bonuses that, to some, seem irresistible. To those who have already pre-ordered Assassin's Creed 3, or to those who may be a prospective holder of a pre-order of Assassin's Creed 3, you may want to thoroughly read this article for some insight into the bonuses you will be getting.
The pre-order bonuses listed below, accompanied by images, were snatched from Gamestop and Amazon Germany's listing for Assassin's Creed 3. Albeit the possibility that these bonuses may be exclusive for Germany, it may also be possible that a simple variation or carbon copy of these bonuses will be available for North American retailers. Some of these pre-order bonuses are listed below with their respective image.
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption=""Redcoat multiplayer package, which includes a redcoat skin, a snake emblem, and a “doctor doll” relic (Gamestop exclusive).""][/caption]
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="320" caption=""Single player package including a “traditional” colonial assassin’s uniform and brass-handled flintlock pistol (Amazon).""][/caption]
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="320" caption=""Single-player package including the “captain” assassin uniform and a handaxe used for boarding ships (Amazon).""][/caption]
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="320" caption="Limited Edition Assassin's Creed 3 Steelbook. World wide pre-order bonus from Ubisoft and is avaliable via any retailer."][/caption]
The display of these pre-order bonuses only fuels the anticipation driving behind Assassin's Creed 3's success. One can expect more news concerning the pre-order bonuses of their locale alongside more news relevant to the game itself. Ubisoft, a company known for bring unique and stellar products into the gaming industry, is certainly going to surprise many. With Assassin's Creed 3's new 4 player co-op system to be present, some may be introduced to the spectacular Assassin's Creed series with this installment. As with many blockbuster trilogies, if you haven't tried Assassin's Creed by now, it isn't too late to start.