Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation announced for Vita

Assassin’s Creed III is coming for Playstation Vita, Unfortunately the name is different from the   PlayStation 3 version. The latest Game Informer has revealed a spinoff for Sony’s handheld, titled “Liberation”.

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You can see the first details from the magazine down below.

– Set in New Orleans
– Play as female assassin Aveline
– Aveline is of of mixed heritage, French/Black
– Same time period as Assassin’s Creed III
– Made by Ubisoft Sofia
– Takes place during 1765-1780
– Same period as the French and Indian War
– “True Assassin’s Creed gameplay”
– Not connected to Desmond
– “multiplayer specifically tailored to the vita experience”
– “the game has been released as a propaganda tool by Abstergo, who want players to experience a gray area of the Assassin/Templar conflict as an assassin rather than a templar”
– Aveline’s mentor is an escaped slave named Agate
– Agate is the leader of the assassins in New Orleans
– Wildlife such as alligators “wait on the banks of the swamp or hide beneath murky waters”
– Will have players visiting the Gulf into Mexico
– Takes place in “Large gameplay areas,you can run,climb,fight,and explore the entirety of New Orleans without loading a new area.”
– Aveline and Connor will meet in Liberation
– Use front/rear controls to pick pockets
– Someone else is using the Animus
– New weapons such as a sugarcane machete, pistols, muskets, grenades


Assassin’s Creed: Liberation set to launch  October 30, 2012.