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Assassin’s Creed Unity officially announced with holiday 2014 release date

Ubisoft has officially announced Assassin’s Creed Unity with a special teaser trailer to celebrate.

Following numerous rumours of a next-gen Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft has lifted the lid on AC: Unity, which has been given a “holiday 2014” release date.

“We have been working on the new Assassin’s Creed for more than three years and although we weren’t quite ready to show you our full vision for a next-gen only AC, it seems Abstergo are trying to force our hand!” read the Ubisoft statement. ”So here’s a true first look at in-game footage from Assassin’s Creed Unity. Stay tuned – we’ll have many more exciting details for you in the months ahead!”

From the look of the teaser trailer, Assassin’s Creed Unity is set in 18th century Paris, as the French flag and Notre Dame are both clearly visible in the footage.

The unnamed protagonist is shown standing high above the crowd gathered in front of Notre Dame for an execution by guillotine.

According to “a number of sources”, Unity is one of two Assassin’s Creed games that Ubisoft will release this year.

No doubt, Unity will be the PS4 and Xbox One next-gen title, but rumour has it that there will be a separate Xbox 360 and PS3 version called Comet, but this may not be a final title.

With more details expected in “the months ahead”, you’ll have to satisfy yourself with the below teaser trailer.

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