Some gameplay footage from the upcoming game Assassin’s Creed Unity was released today by Connected Digital World.
A 13 minute video shows some cut-scenes and gameplay from the game’s single player mode, including explaining one type of side mission called Murder Mystery.
The missions work just like the name implies, you find a dead body and investigate what happened by examining clues within an “investigation zone,” made easier to spot through Eagle Vision, and eventually accusing someone of the killing and bringing them to justice (by putting them behind bars unfortunately).
You’ll actually have to put in some effort to solve it because simply going around accusing the wrong person ends up reducing the reward you get for completing the mission.
Murder Mystery is not exactly the type of mission you would expect someone who kills people for a living to spend their time on but it is something unique from other games in the franchise nonetheless.
A second 5 minute video showing some gameplay from the co-op mode was also released. The extensive narrative-driven multiplayer co-op in Unity is a first for the long running series and definitely one of the biggest reasons a lot of people are looking forward to this game.
Coordinating assassinations of high-profile targets with your friends looks like it will be way more fun than simply always going it alone. Unity supports up to four player online co-op.
Players will also be able to fully customize their appearance, weapons, armor, and skills for the first time though Ubisoft has stated you won’t be able to change the character’s gender to female because it would effectively double the work of developers.
Assassin’s Creed Unity is slated for release in North America on November 14th and will be available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC.
It won’t be available for Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 but gamers still limited to those consoles will instead get Assassin’s Creed Rogue which is still considered a sequel to Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and will also have ties to Unity and Assassin’s Creed III according to Ubisoft.
Rogue releases on November 11th.