Today at the E3, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed III Liberation will be released on October 30 exclusively for the PlayStation®Vita, bringing the full Assassin’s Creed experience to a handheld device for the first time.
Developed by Ubisoft Sofia, Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation includes key pillars of the franchise that fans of the series know and love, including combat, free-roaming navigation and a rich story full of intrigue and twists, delivering a true Assassin’s Creed experience to the PlayStation Vita. Gamers play as the series’ first female assassin protagonist, Aveline. A woman of conviction, Aveline is fighting for freedom in 18th century New Orleans – a city on the brink of a rebellion as the Spanish Empire imposes its new rule. Assassin’s Creed III Liberation also features Vita-specific controls, making the most of the system’s front and rear touch panels, cameras and gyroscope. These include distinctive combat, character interaction, deciphering and traversal controls – all delivering an immersive handheld Assassin’s Creed experience.
“We are bringing one of most popular video game franchises today to the PlayStation Vita with Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation,” said Martin Capel, producer, Ubisoft. “Combining the console-like experience with PlayStation Vita exclusive features, Assassin’s Creed III Liberation will be a must-have for the PlayStation Vita this holiday.”
Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation will launch simultaneously in stores and on the PlayStation Network for PS Vita.