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Assassin's Creed: Unity E3 gameplay video shows four-player co-op

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A few Assassin's Creed Unity details leaked earlier this year, causing Ubisoft to announce it early . This is how it must have intended to reveal it: a gameplay demonstration at Microsoft's E3's press conference which shows off four-player co-op, a first for the series.

We knew from the teaser that Unity would take place in Paris during the French Revolution, and the demo goes full class struggle, juxtaposing crowds of peasants with baroque opulence as four players settle a score with the bourgeoisie. Co-op stealth is a rare and challenging design problem to solve, so this'll be an interesting one. The crowd simulation looks nice, too.

Disclosure amendment: At the time I wrote this article, I was in a relationship with an employee of Ubisoft.

Tyler Wilde
Executive Editor

Tyler grew up in Silicon Valley alongside Apple and Microsoft, playing games like Zork and Arkanoid on the early personal computers his parents brought home. He was later captivated by Myst, SimCity, Civilization, Command & Conquer, Bushido Blade (yeah, he had Bleem!), and all the shooters they call "boomer shooters" now. In 2006, Tyler wrote his first professional review of a videogame: Super Dragon Ball Z for the PS2. He thought it was OK. In 2011, he joined PC Gamer, and today he's focused on the site's news coverage. After work, he practices boxing and adds to his 1,200 hours in Rocket League.