London, UK –August 10 th, 2011 – Today, Ubisoft announced that PlayStation ® gamers will be able to test their assassination skills on September 3, 2011 with a multiplayer beta of the highly anticipated Assassin’s Creed Revelations.
From September 3-11, PlayStation ®Plus members and Uplay members will enjoy exclusive access to the multiplayer beta on PlayStation ®3. The multiplayer beta offers access to nine characters (The Sentinel, The Vanguard, The Guardian, The Vizier, The Thespian, The Deacon, The Bombardier, The Trickster and The Champion), three maps (Knight’s Hospital, Antioch, Constantinople) and four playable modes (Wanted, Manhunt, Deathmatch *NEW*, and Artifact Assault *NEW*), which are only a sample of the final multiplayer content.
In Assassin’s Creed Revelations, master assassin Ezio Auditore walks in the footsteps of the legendary Altaïr on a journey of discovery and revelation. It is a perilous path – one that will take Ezio to Constantinople, the heart of the Ottoman Empire, where a growing army of Templars threatens to destabilize the region.
Assassin’s Creed ® Revelations will be available on November 15, 2011 along with the Collector’s Edition, the Animus Edition and the Special Edition.
About Assassin’s Creed
Initially launched in 2007, the first three Assassin’s Creed ® games have sold more than 30 million units worldwide, and the franchise is now established as one of the best-selling series on next-generation consoles. Recognized for having some of the richest, most engrossing storytelling in the industry, Assassin’s Creed has transcended video games, branching out into other entertainment experiences including comic books, Facebook games, novels, short films and more.
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About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PlayStation®3, PlayStation®2, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®Network software and hardware in 99 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes entertainment software for these formats, and manages the third party licensing programs for the formats in these territories. Since the launch of PlayStation 3 in November 2006, 41.6 million units have been sold globally and continue to be sold at a record level. Maintaining its position as one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history, PlayStation 2 has sold over 147.6 million systems worldwide. Since its launch at the end of 2004, over 64.2 million PSPs have been sold globally, highlighting the importance of the portable entertainment market. With the huge increase in interest and accessibility of network applications and network gaming, more than 60 million accounts have registered to PlayStation Network, the free-to-access interactive environment, and over 1.25 billion items have been downloaded.
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