Assassin’s Creed III is an upcoming historical action-adventure video game being developed and published by Ubisoft for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and Microsoft Windows. It will be the fifth major installment in the Assassin’s Creed series, and the third numbered title in the series. The game is set for release on October 30, 2012. Ubisoft has said that the game will be bigger than any of its previous installments.
Assassin’s Creed III will be set before, during and after the American Revolution from 1753 to 1783, featuring a new protagonist; half British and half-Native American, Connor Kenway, birth name Ratonhnhaké:ton
Set in Colonial America, the Assassin-Templar war has become involved in the American Revolution. As series’ protagonist Desmond Miles, the player controls a young half-British, half-Mohawk man named Connor Kenway, who is drawn into the fight against tyranny when his home is attacked by colonists. Over the course of the game, Kenway will encounter historical figures including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Charles Lee, Israel Putnam, Paul Revere, General Lafayette, John Pitcairn, William Prescott, King George III, Samuel Adams and Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. The story will span 30 years of Connor’s life, from 1753 to 1783. Boston, New York, and Philadelphia will be cities that you can explore with new quests and gameplay, as well as the Frontier, an open world area full of forest, cliffs, rivers, Connor’s Mohawk village, and the settlements of Lexington and Concord. The entire eastern seaboard will also be explorable with Connor captaining a ship.