Ubisoft said in their announcement that they are going include all the key pillars of the franchise that fans know and love from the series into Assassin’s Creed III Liberation. There is going to be combat, free-roaming navigation and a dynamic story full of intrigue and surprises, which once combined, will give the player a true Assassin’s Creed experience on the PS Vita system. Also of note is that for the first time ever in the Assassin’s Creed franchise they are going to have a female protagonist, named Aveline.
Aveline, the first female protagonist is a woman of conviction who is fighting for freedom in 18th-century New Orleans. This city that Aveline is going to be fighting for is on the brink of a rebellion as the Spanish Empire imposes its new rule upon the land.Assassin’s Creed III Liberation is going to feature PS Vita-specific controls. This means AC3 Liberation will make the most use of the system’s touchscreen and rear touch pad as well as the front and rear facing cameras and built-in gyroscope. These features will all be utilized in the distinctive combat, character interaction, deciphering and traversal controls. Many fans have reacted positively to the announcement, hoping with all the features on the Vita being used that this game will be giving an immersive handheld Assassin’s Creed experience. In addition, the game promises to give players a unique multiplayer experience to the series which is specifically made for the PS Vita.
PlayStation fans that are also Assassin’s Creed fans are going to get an extra bonus if they purchase both titles, Assassin’s Creed III for the PS3 and Liberation for the PS Vita. If both are purchased they will receive an exclusive skin, a multiplayer character and complete upgrade of all ammunition pouches. It is unclear if both perks are going to be for each title or just one of the titles at this time. Assassin’s Creed III Liberation will launch October 30th in stores and on the PlayStation Network for Ps Vita system. So be ready to become a master assassin not only on a console but anywhere you travel with your handheld.
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