There's a "huge will" at Ubi to bring "more gamers into this universe." It's the publisher's "biggest and most ambitious" launch to-date. It's been in development for 3 years.
Assassin's Creed III was unveiled as being set during the American Revolution, and will have us cast as a new Assassin, Connor, who's half native American. It's due October 31st.
“This is a huge investment for us and we’re extremely confident that together, all these factors will put us in pole position to compete against the other titles this Xmas," said Ubisoft UK MD Rob Cooper.
“This is a great time for gamers to join the adventure,” he said. “There’s a huge will from Ubisoft to bring more gamers into this universe." This is the first full sequel since ACII where a new hero is introduced as Ezio was 'retired' in Revelations. The series overall has sold passed 38 million copies worldwide.
“Assassin’s Creed III is the biggest and most ambitious launch in Ubisoft’s history so we absolutely believe this game will continue to grow the franchise.” Assassin's Creed III releases on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.