Today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Ubisoft announced that Assassin's Creed® III Liberation will release on October 31, 2012 exclusively for PlayStation®Vita, bringing the full Assassin's Creed experience to a handheld device for the first time.
Assassin's 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 Assassin's Creed experience to PS Vita.
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.
Assassin's Creed III Liberation also features PS Vita-specific controls, making the most of the system's front and rear touch panels, cameras and gyroscope. These include distinctive combat, character interaction, deciphering and traversal controls - all delivering an immersive handheld Assassin's Creed experience. Assassin's Creed III Liberation will also bring a unique multiplayer experience to the series exclusively tailored for PS Vita.
"The release of Assassin's Creed III Liberation will be the series' most ambitious handheld offering to date," said Geoffroy Sardin, chief sales and marketing officer - Europe, Middle East & Asia, at Ubisoft. "Combining the console-like experience with PS Vita exclusive features, Assassin's Creed III Liberation will be a leading example of what gamers should expect from a handheld experience."
Assassin's Creed III Liberation for PS Vita is scheduled to release on October 31, 2012.
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