Assassin’s Creed III coming to America October 30

by W. Andrew Powell
Assassins Creed III

This fall, on October 30, 2012, Ubisoft will launch Assassin’s Creed III, taking the title’s latest hero, Ratohnhaké:ton, into the heart of the American Revolutionary War.

Coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows PC, and the Wii U, the company is calling the title, which is being developed by Ubisoft Montreal and six other Ubisoft studios, the “most ambitious in company’s history” with over three years in development and “twice the production capacity of any previous Ubisoft game.”

“Assassin’s Creed III features the franchise’s most expansive setting so far, along with an exciting new hero and exponentially more gameplay,” said Yves Guillemot, chief executive officer at Ubisoft. “Whether you’re a longtime fan of Assassin’s Creed or if you’re new to the franchise, you’re going to be blown away by the scale and marvel of Assassin’s Creed III.”

Here’s the official description:

Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin’s Creed III introduces a new hero, Ratohnhaké: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. Assassin’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 Washington’s Continental Army clashed with the imposing British Army.

For more about the game, visit

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