According to several leaked screenshots, one of this year’s Assassin’s Creed games is at least partially set in 18th-century Paris.
The images were given to Kotaku by someone who wishes to remain anonymous, and depict landmarks such as Notre Dame and the Seine River. Now, there’s no typo in the article’s first line – 2014 will apparently see the release of two big AC games: one for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox one – codenamed Unity – and one for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 – codenamed Comet. One, or maybe both are also set to arrive on the PC, while the Wii U seems to be out of luck on both sides. Both games are scheduled to arrive this fall.
Unity is said to revolve around the French Revolution, and star an assassin called Arno. Of course, when asked, publisher Ubisoft refused to comment on the recent leaks. It’s also worth nothing that the screenshots are obviously from an early build, as evidenced by the lack of detail, characters etc.
Finally, if you simply take a look, you’ll notice that the heads-up-display now features inputs for “Parkour Up” and “Parkour Down” suggesting that at least Unity will introduce a new control scheme for the AC series. Maybe also a simpler costume design? Either that, or it’s still too early to determine this entry’s choice of fashion.
All of these details and screenshots sure sound and look believable, but nothing has been officially confirmed yet. Stay tuned for more.
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