AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III will hit store shelves on October 30, 2012, encouraging gamers to experience the American Revolutionary War not written about in history books. The largest project in UbisoftÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s history also introduces a new hero for the ages.
With a development cycle of over three years and twice the production capacity of any previous Ubisoft game, AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III is set to release on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows PC and is also in development for Wii U from Nintendo. AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III is developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with six other Ubisoft studios.
Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III introduces a new hero, RatohnhakÃƒÂ©:ton, of Native American and English heritage. Adopting the name Connor, he becomes the new voice for justice in the ancient war between the Assassins and Templars. Players become an Assassin in the war for liberty against ruthless tyranny in the most stylized and fluid combat experiences in the franchise to date. AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III spans the Revolutionary War, taking gamers from the vibrant, untamed frontier to bustling colonial towns and the intense, chaotic battlefields where George WashingtonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Continental Army clashed with the imposing British Army.
AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III is powered by Ubisoft-AnvilNext, a revolutionary new game engine that delivers breakthroughs in visual quality, character models and artificial intelligence. AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III will feature a ground-breaking level of stunning graphics that bring Colonial America to life.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III features the franchiseÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most expansive setting so far, along with an exciting new hero and exponentially more gameplay,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Yves Guillemot, chief executive officer at Ubisoft. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Whether youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re a longtime fan of AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed or if youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re new to the franchise, youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re going to be blown away by the scale and marvel of AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Additional AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III details can be found in an exclusive cover feature in Game Informer MagazineÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s April issue.
Gamers who pre-order AssassinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Creed III at GameStopÃ‚Â®, Amazon.com or Best BuyÃ‚Â® will receive a Limited Edition collectible case featuring artwork created by award-winning comic book artist Alex Ross.