Assassin's Creed III is an upcoming historical action-adventure video game being developed and published by Ubisoft forPlayStation 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.
Set in Colonial America, the Assassin-Templar war has become involved in the American Revolution. As series' protagonistDesmond Miles, the player controls a young half-English, half-Mohawk man named Connor Kenway (birthname: Ratonhnhaké:ton), 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, General Lafayette, John Pitcairn, and William Prescott. The story will span 30 years of Connor's life, from 1753 to 1783. Boston and New York will be cities that you can explore with new quests and gameplay.