Ubisoft has finally revealed some details about Assassin’s Creed: Revelations to outlets other than Game Informer. In addition to some story and gameplay morsels, Ubisoft has delivered the game’s first teaser trailer, which shows some sweet shots of an older Ezio and Altair, the protagonist of the first Assassin’s Creed, for those who don’t remember back to 2007.
Since we’re well aware that people like to watch before they read, let’s dive into the teaser trailer first, shall we?
OK, now that your appetite's whetted, here are some details about Assassin’s Creed: Revelations. It’s not mind-blowing stuff, but these bulletpoints do give a good idea of where the franchise is headed with this next game.
- Hone the deadly art of assassination – As Ezio Auditore, wield the lethal skills of a wiser, more efficient assassin. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons and abilities including the hookblade, bomb crafting and a heightened Eagle Sense, you can kill with death-dealing proficiency.
- Herald the return of a legend – Assassin’s Creed Revelations features the return of Altaïr as a playable character, the hero of the original Assassin’s Creed.
- Journey to the Constantinople –Explore picturesque settings, from Masyaf, the mountain stronghold of the Assassins during the Third Crusade to the vibrant and exotic Constantinople, the jewel of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th Century. Navigate crowded streets and vistas, through a cauldron of cultures as Constantinople comes to life.
- Meet new players to the Assassins Creed lore –Encounter memorable personalities, including fellow master assassin Yusuf Tazim, Prince Suleiman, destined to become one of the greatest monarchs in history, and Sofia Sorto, a simple woman who vies for Ezio’s heart.
- Test your skills as an assassin against your friends – the acclaimed online multiplayer experience returns, refined and expanded with more modes, more enthralling maps and new characters
Ubisoft is prepping Assassin’s Creed: Revelations for release later this year on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. For the people who scrolled down this far (we understand it’s hard work), we reward you with a few new screenshots of AC: Revelations. Enjoy!