The Assassins have moved on, this time hitting the streets of France….Paris, 1789 to be precise.
The French Revolution is in full swing yet as the nation tears itself apart, a young man named Arno begins an extraordinary journey to expose the true powers behind the Revolution. His pursuit will throw him into the middle of a ruthless struggle for the fate of a nation, and transform him into a true Master Assassin.
Assassin’s Creed Unity for Xbox One has been rebuilt from the ground up for new gen and will be powered by the Anvil engine so gamers can experience the the storming of the Bastille, the execution of King Louis XVI and the French Revolution as never before.
Out on October 28th, features include:
A RUTHLESS NEW HERO FOR A BRUTAL WORLD – Play as Arno, an entirely new breed of Assassin, more lethal than his ancestors. Take down your prey with a range of new weapons such as the Phantom Blade, a Hidden Blade with crossbow capabilities.
BRAND-NEW PARKOUR, COMBAT, AND STEALTH GAMEPLAY – Enjoy an unprecedented degree of freedom and control over your Assassin, brought to life by the new Anvil engine.
- Full motion control: new parkour mechanics for seamless free running up, across, and down city walls and buildings.
- A reinvented fighting system provides a richer combat experience based on skill, timing, and flow.
- Enhanced stealth gameplay including new stealth mode, cover system and crowd manipulation techniques. Stay hidden, stalk your prey and strike without warning.
DEEP CUSTOMIZATION MECHANICS TO CRAFT YOUR OWN MASTER ASSASSIN – Craft your own unique play style by choosing your weapons, gear, outfit and specialized skills. Mix and match from hundreds of possible combinations and build your Stealth, Fighting, and Navigation abilities from a new expansive skill tree. Become the ultimate Master Assassin.
DISCOVER REVOLUTIONARY PARIS, BROUGHT TO LIFE AS NEVER BEFORE – Carve your way through a stunning full scale, open world city, a feat only possible through the power of the new Anvil engine.
- Explore detailed building interiors and discover secret underground catacombs and sewers.
- Embark on Ancestral Missions, Treasure Hunts, Murder Mysteries, Contracts and more. The city is packed full of activities that will captivate you for hours
- Witness the chaos of the French Revolution first-hand by immersing yourself in realistic, systemic crowds of up to 5,000 AI driven characters.
A UNIQUE CO-OP EXPERIENCE YOU MUST PLAY TO BELIEVE – In addition to an epic Singe Player campaign, join up to three friends and experience the online open world of 18th century Paris. Pull off ambitious Heists and take part in unique narrative driven missions designed exclusively for cooperative play. Sabotage an execution. Protect an emperor. Assassinate a Templar agent. But victory won’t be easy; you and your lethal band must rely on communication, coordination, and diverse skills to accomplish your missions, then vanish into the shadows.
To go alongside the standard game, Ubisoft have thrown all manner of ideas at a number of Special Editions. We’ve got a detailed post for you just here but be warned, you’ll need to get saving some cash!
They have also produced numerous trailer, one of which is below. Check our YouTube channel for the others.