First trailer shows next ‘Assassin’s Creed’ will be set during the French Revolution

Ubisoft has posted the first trailer for its upcoming next-gen Assassin’s Creed game, Assassin’s Creed: Unity. The game — expected to be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC later this year — will be set in Paris during the French Revolution.

The short video focuses on the game’s environments, opening inside a spotless mansion, before moving out to track through a smoky vision of Paris’ 18th century streets. It closes on a wide panning shot that shows a maddened crowd surrounding a guillotine, overlooked by a mysterious new assassin — presumably the player character — dressed in a navy blue robe.

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