Second Installment of Assassin’s Creed Chronicles, India Out Today

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I rather like how many places Ubisoft has taken the Assassin’s Creed games, and while the next big, AAA Assassin’s Creed game may be a ways off, fans still have the two final parts of the Assassin’s Creed Chronicles 2.5D trilogy of games to tide them over, the first of which releases today on PS4, XBOX One and Windows PC.

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India takes place in the 19th Century during a time of rising tensions between the Sikh Empire and the East India Company. Arbaaz Mir, a charming Master Assassin arrives looking to steal the famed Koh-i-noor diamond for the Brotherhood and discover the Templars’ objective, putting his love affair with Princess Pyara Kaur in jeopardy and her safety at risk.

Climax Studios has given Chronicles: India a unique to the series highly illustrative newspaper-style look, using a palette of vibrant, stunning colors inspired by India’s murals and temples. Last year’s Chronicles: China, also developed by Climax Studios in conjunction with Ubisoft Montreal, had a watercolor, paintery look inspired by Chinese brush art. Nice little touches.

The third installment entitled Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia will be out shortly after on February 9th, at which point an Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy Pack collecting the three games will also be released digitally as well as at retail for the PS4 and XBOX One.

Unexpectedly, the release says that Trilogy Pack will also be coming out for PlayStation Vita on April 5th, though it doesn’t specify whether or not Vita owners can expect to see boxed copies of the game on store shelves. Unexpected, though not unwelcome news for Vita fans to be sure.

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India will be out today once the store updates for $9.99.

Written by Albert Chen

Albert Chen

A student of games, I play a bit of everything because I like to see what’s out there. Nothing better than first hand experience when it comes to knowing about games. Current game obsession: Anything MOBA (Paragon, Battleborn, Heroes of the Storm), except, ironically, the most popular ones, LoL and DOTA2.

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