Ubisoft have announced that the first downloadable content for Assassin's Creed II will arrive in Jan 2010, followed by the second release in Feb 2010.

The DLC packages are entitled "Battle of Forli" and "Bonfire of the Vanities", and in order to play them you must own a copy of the game for PS3 or Xbox 360, have an Internet connection to download the additional content and a minimum of 1.0 GB of space available for each DLC. More information will be available closer to the launch date.