London, UK – November 23, 2012 – Today, Ubisoft ® announced that Assassin’s Creed ® III is now available for Windows PC. Assassin’s Creed III takes gamers on a journey from the vibrant cities of Colonial America, across the expansive and perilous frontier to the stormy seas and blood-soaked battlefields. The game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with six other Ubisoft studios, including the Ubisoft Kiev studio on the PC version.
The latest offerings from the Assassin’s Creed universe give gamers two different ways to experience the games and 18 th century America. Assassin’s Creed III (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Windows PC), the first game to take advantage of the new Ubisoft-AnvilNext game engine, is set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century and introduces a new hero, Ratonhnhaké: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. Gamers 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 features unprecedented scope and scale.
Ubisoft is also pleased to announce NVIDIA ® as a worldwide partner to the game. The PC version features DirectX 11 for the first time in the history of the franchise. It is also one of the world’s first games to feature NVIDIA TXAA technology for the ultimate graphics quality. NVIDIA will offer Assassin’s Creed ® III to all new owners of a GeForce ® GTX 600 series graphics card 1.
Ubisoft has also announced the Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass, featuring “The Tyranny of King Washington,” an all-new single-player campaign told through three episodic content packs that lets gamers experience an alternate history of the events following the American Revolution. In addition to this all-new single player experience, Assassin’s Creed III downloadable content will feature new maps and characters for an even more expansive multiplayer experience as well as other single-player missions.
The Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass provides gamers with all five forthcoming DLCs, scheduled for release within six months after the game launch, for 2400 Microsoft points and £23.99 on the PlayStation ®Store, respectively.
The Season Pass is now available for purchase on PlayStation ®3, on Xbox 360 ® and for PCs. All Assassin’s Creed III Downloadable Content will also be available for Wii U™.
Assassin’s Creed III is already available on Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation ®3 computer entertainment.
For more information on Assassin’s Creed III, please visit the Assassin’s Creed official Website: http://www.assassinscreed.com
1 – This promotion is limited to the following NVIDIA Authorised Partner brands only: ASUS, EVGA, Inno3D, KFA2 (Galaxy), MSI, Gigabyte, PNY, Point of View and Zotac.
About Assassin’s Creed:
Initially launched in 2007, the first four Assassin’s Creed games have sold more than 38 million units worldwide, and the franchise is now established as one of the best-selling series ever. Recognized for having some of the richest, most engrossing storytelling in the industry, Assassin’s Creed transcends video games, branching out into other entertainment experiences including comic books, Facebook games, novels, short films and more.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2011-12 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,061 million. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com.
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