Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Ubisoft announced that Assassins Creed III Liberation will be released on October 30 exclusively for the PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system, bringing the full Assassins Creed experience to a handheld device for the first time.
Assassins 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 Assassins Creed experience to the PS Vita system.
Gamers play as the series first female 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.
Assassins Creed III Liberation also features PS Vita-specific controls, making the most of the systems touchscreen and rear touch pad, cameras and gyroscope. These include distinctive combat, character interaction, deciphering and traversal controls all delivering an immersive handheld Assassins Creed experience. Assassins Creed III Liberation will also bring a unique multiplayer experience to the series exclusively tailored for the PS Vita system.
The release of Assassins Creed III Liberation will be the series’ most ambitious handheld offering to date, said Geoffroy Sardin, chief EMEA sales and marketing officer at Ubisoft/Tony Key, US senior vice-president of sales and marketing at Ubisoft. Combining the console-like experience with features exclusive to PS Vita system, Assassins Creed III Liberation will be a leading example of what gamers should expect from a handheld experience.”
PlayStation fans who pick up both Assassins Creed III Liberation for the PS Vita system and Assassins Creed III for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system will receive exclusive content, including an in-game version of Connors tomahawk, an exclusive character skin, a multiplayer character and a complete upgrade of all ammunition pouches.
Assassins Creed III Liberation will launch October 30th in stores and on the PlayStation Network for PS Vita system.