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Assassin's Creed Unity trailer is all about the story

Assassin's Creed Unity
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Conspiracy! Intrigue! Napoleon! Cowled old men! People speaking in French accents, but less people than you'd imagine given this is a game set in France! All of these things are present and correct in the latest trailer for Assassin's Creed: Unity.

What isn't present is all the sci-fi modern-day stuff. That's never present in Assassin's Creed promotional trailers, which does make you wonder why they bother. They don't even have Desmond Miles any more, which disproves my previous theory that Nolan North had terrible secrets about Yves Guillemot and so had to be included.

Assassin's Creed: Unity is out next month, 14 November in UK, and 11 November in US. Clicking on these red words will take you to different, non-red words that combine to form Tom's hands-on co-op impressions (opens in new tab).

Phil Savage
Phil Savage

Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.