The first DLC for Assassin's Creed III has been announced today buy Ubisoft. Fans of alternate history will get a kick out of this.

Ubisoft describes the downloadable content like this:

"As the revolution comes to a close, a new and most unexpected enemy emerges. Driven by the desire to secure the fate of the colonies, the greatest hero of the revolution, George Washington, succumbs to the temptation of infinite power. The new King is born and his reign leaves no one untouched. To return freedom to the land our new hero must dethrone a tyrant he once called friend. Today, Ubisoft announces the Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass offer, granting access to all five upcoming downloadable content packs to gamers owning the original game on PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system, and Windows PC."

Taking down a power mad, tyrant with a tomahawk? Sign us up. The DLC pack will be included in the   Season Pass. It will be $29.99 on PS3 or 2400 MS Points on Xbox 360, will net players a 25% savings over buying the DLC individually, and Season Pass holders will get all DLC one week before everyone else.

What do you guys think? Going to get your King Slayer on? Let us know on Twitter.

[via egmnow]