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E3 2012: Ubisoft and Sony Announce Assassin’s Creed III Partnership


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Ubisoft and Sony announced a partnership to deliver unique content to PlayStation gamers who purchase Assassin’s Creed III.  Read on for details and screen shots!


Assassin’s Creed III is set for an October 31st release date, and Sony and Ubisoft announced a partnership to deliver unique content to those gamers who choose the PS3 and Vita games.  First, here is a summary of the game:

Product Description

The American Colonies, 1775. A brave young warrior fights to save his homeland. But what begins as a struggle over territory turns into an extraordinary journey that will transform him into a Master Assassin—and will forever change the destiny of a nation.

You are Connor, warrior son of a Native American mother and British father. As the colonies draw closer to revolution, you will dedicate your life to the freedom of your clan –becoming the spark that ignites the revolution into full blaze. Your crusade will take you through blood-soaked battlefields to crowded city streets, to perilous wilderness and beyond. You will not only witness history—you will make it.

Set against the backdrop of one of the bloodiest Revolutions in world history, prepare to be drawn back into the centuries old battle between the Assassin’s Order and their sworn enemy, the Templars. Unleash lethal new skills and experience a stunningly realistic world created by Anvil Next, a new engine that redefines gaming.

Welcome to an entirely new chapter in the Assassin’s Creed saga.

Key Features

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.

And now the partnership announcement:


Two Companies Bringing Added Game Missions, Items and Bundles to PlayStation®3 And PlayStation® Vita


Today, Ubisoft and Sony Computer Entertainment announced a partnership to give gamers exclusive content for Assassin’s Creed III on PlayStation®3 and for Assassin’s Creed III Liberation for PS Vita. SCE also will provide specially-priced bundles of each game for its systems.

This partnership provides PlayStation®3 gamers exclusive access to four downloadable single-player missions at the launch of Assassin’s Creed III. Along with these missions, gamers who purchase both Assassin’s Creed III for PlayStation® 3 and Assassin’s Creed III Liberation will receive exclusive unlockable items for Liberation, including an in-game version of Connor’s tomahawk, an exclusive character skin, a multiplayer character and a complete upgrade of all ammunition pouches.

In addition, Assassin’s Creed III will launch in a bundle with a PlayStation®3 and Assassin’s Creed III Liberation will be bundled with both Wi-Fi and 3G versions of PS Vita.

Both Assassin’s Creed III for PlayStation®3 and Assassin’s Creed III Liberation for PS Vita are scheduled to be released on October 31, 2012.

For more information on Assassin’s Creed III, please visit the Assassin’s Creed Official Website:

Here are some screenshots of the console version:


This looks like a very interesting game…I might just pick up the Liberation version for the PS Vita.  How about you?

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Jim McCarthy
Jim McCarthy
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