Ubisoft’s Marc-Alexis Côté: “London is the Star of the Show” in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

Archie Paras
Sep 26, 2015
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IGN has released a behind the scenes interview with the creative team behind the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, as part of their IGN First coverage of the latest iteration in the long running series. Marc-Alexis Côté, Creative Director for Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, explains how the city of London is the “Star of the Show”, and they wanted to treat it as a real character from the very beginning. The city is teeming with life, the river Thames is filled with steamboats and the evolving technology and structurally expanding architecture provide the perfect playground, with immense scalability opportunities and unlimited traversing potential.

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’s London is the game’s third protagonist

PlayStation Access has shared some great gameplay footage for Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, showcasing the absolutely incredible playground that is the city of Victorian London.

Ubisoft has released a new Story trailer for Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, alongside some impressive 1080p screenshots which can be viewed here. Ubisoft has also recently announced that Assassin’s Creed Syndicate will be getting a Jack The Ripper DLC, taking place 20 years after the events of the main game. The Jack The Ripper DLC will be part of the Season Pass and will see players joining forces with Inspector Frederick Abberline of Scotland Yard, to hunt down Jack The Ripper.

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate comes out on Xbox One and PS4 on October 23 2015, with a PC release to follow on November 19. We will bring you any new information as soon as it becomes available.

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