Digital content material has reached a stage the place TV exhibits and video video games can feasibly crossover / collaborate / champion on a whim. The most recent instance comes from Ubisoft and Netflix, as the previous declares its Watch Canine: Legion will quickly be dropping a DLC based mostly on the latter’s Spanish crime sequence, Cash Heist (AKA La Casa De Papel).
The free on-line co-op mission takes gamers to the Financial institution of London with a key goal: steal tens of millions of illegally saved cryptocurrency from Clan Kelly (one of many recreation’s enemy factions). Wearing full Cash Heist garb – purple jumpsuits, masks, and all – you’ll be required to group up with your folks, infiltrate the constructing, neutralise some guards, disable a firewall, obtain the crypto, and naturally, tackle Clan Kelly whereas avoiding seize.
“Go well with up and embark on a crypto-heist for the Resistance!” reads the official trailer description.
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As per the trailer, gamers even have a selection of approaching it stealthily or kick the door down weapons blazing and launch a full-scale assault. As soon as the counterfeit ETO has been secured, to not spoil something, however it seems as if the escape includes driving a drone throughout the River Thames and into the evening sky. Efficiently finishing the Watch Canine: Legion x Cash Heist mission – dubbed “Paperless” – unlocks an unique pores and skin for gamers’ recruits.
This isn’t precisely the primary crossover occasion hosted by the sport. Earlier within the month, Ubisoft introduced one other expertise based mostly on the studio’s different main property – Murderer’s Creed – which arrived final week alongside Replace 5.5. Following a newly-introduced character by the identify of Darcy, gamers are tasked with breaking right into a tomb of previous assassins in London armed with the enduring hidden blades (the franchise’s signature weapon used in-game by the Murderer’s Brotherhood). Whereas the story isn’t canon, efficiently finishing the mission does unlock a playable murderer character, in addition to two new story missions.
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Previous to each the Cash Heist “Paperless” co-op mission and the bonus Murderer’s Creed content material, Ubisoft and Netflix partnered as much as produce one more limited-time, interactive crossover centred on the animated sequence Blood of Zeus and Immortals Fenyx Rising. The search pitted gamers in opposition to the formidable Cerberus and Chimera. On that event, the reward for completion entailed an Eagle pendant, along with a number of customisation choices impressed by the Netflix launch.
Take a look at the trailer for Ubisoft x Netflix’s Watch Canine: Legions & Cash Heist DLC (“Paperless”) above.