Ubisoft made quite a few big announcements at E3 2012 last night, chief among which being Assassin’s Creed III that received not just a new cinematic trailer but also a lengthy gameplay video that showed the new protagonist, Connor, in action.
Assassin’s Creed III is set to introduce a wide array of changes to Ubisoft’s long-running franchise, from a new protagonist, in the form of the half-British, half-Native American Connor, to a new historical setting – the American Revolution.
After seeing a video and hearing plenty of details up until now, Ubisoft decided to shed some more light on the game at its E3 2012 press conference last night.
The French company began with a new cinematic trailer, which once again focused on the American Revolution and how Connor will play a huge role in the conflict.
Right after that, Ubisoft presented a gameplay trailer with the upcoming action adventure title, showing one of Connor’s many missions.
The French publisher also highlighted the key features of Assassin’s Creed III, which you can check out below.
A NEW MASTER ASSASSIN— As Connor, a Native American Assassin, use your predatory instincts to stalk your enemies and eviscerate them with a new arsenal of weapons including tomahawks, rope darts, firearms, and more.
IGNITE THE FIRES OF REVOLUTION— From Lexington to Bunker Hill, become America’s first highly trained Master Assassin. Bear witness to the real conspiracy behind the American Revolution between the Assassin’s Order and the Templar menace alongside historical icons including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and many more.
EXPLORE A BRAVE NEW WORLD— Pursue your enemies through massive environments – from bustling city streets to blood-soaked battlefields and into the far reaches of the American frontier.
STUNNING NEW ENGINE— Introducing Anvil Next, our new engine designed for Assassin’s Creed III. Revolutionary physics, animations, and weather systems deliver unprecedented realism, while a new combat system delivers more intense, gut-wrenching battles than ever before.
INTENSE MULTIPLAYER— The acclaimed multiplayer system returns with a host of refinements, including all-new characters, maps and modes designed to deliver the most compelling Assassins multiplayer experience yet.
Assassin's Creed 3 is out at the end of October for the PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U. Until then, check out the new videos of the game below.