Ubisoft has announced a new chapter in the “Assassin’s Creed” franchise with Assassin’s Creed Chronicles, a multi-part game taking place across three countries and points in time.
The first installment in “Chronicles,” Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China, takes place in 1526 China, as the Ming dynasty starts to crumble. You embody Shao Jun, the last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood, returning to her homeland with a vendetta. Newly-trained by the legendary Ezio Auditore, she is hell-bent on exacting vengeance and restoring her fallen Brotherhood. The following two chapters, “India” and “Russia,” will take place in 1841 and 1918 respectively, and will debut at a later point
Embrace the thrill of being a Master Assassin in 2.5D. Scout, sneak, and hide to avoid detection. Fool your enemies by using whistles and disguises. Find your target, kill, and escape. Each Assassin is equipped with a powerful range of weapons and distinct gadgets, making every experience unique, with a wide assortment of abilities in your arsenal. Switch between fore, mid, and background environments and choose different paths according to your needs. Open new pathways, complete side missions, grab hidden collectibles, or take the quickest path to your target.
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles will be available for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The first chapter, “China,” will launch on April 22.