News – Assassin’s Creed III officially announced (trailer inside)

March 5, 2012 by  
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We knew it was coming, but today Ubisoft has officially announced Assassin’s Creed III. The first trailer of the game can be viewed at the foot of the page.

In what is said to be Ubisoft’s most ambitious game ever, Assassin’s Creed III will boast a brand new engine, allowing for superior visuals, character models and AI. Battlefields full of soldiers at war can also be expected.

The game is set during the American Revolution, and you take control of new character Connor (or Ratohnaké:ton), an assassin who is of Native American and English descent.

The locations of New York and Boston can be expected.

Assassin’s Creed III has been in development for three years, and Ubisoft Montreal have developed with six other Ubisoft studios lending a helping hand.

Assassin’s Creed III will be released worldwide on October 31st on PS3 and Xbox 360. A Wii U version is also in development.