Making Assassin's Creed III: The Collection

Assassin’s Creed III is one of the most anticipated games of the year, and for good reason. It takes the series to an exciting new setting and revamps the core gameplay we all know and love. But how did it get to this point? What was the thinking behind the American Revolution setting? Behind the forest free running? Behind naval combat? The videos below are a must-see for any fans of the series and came about as a result of unprecedented access to the core development team at Ubisoft Montreal. Want to know about Assassin’s Creed III? Then look no further.


In part one, the team takes us back to the very beginning of the project in January 2010, when a small group broke off at the start of the development of AC: Brotherhood to work on ACIII. The basic plan was to take the series somewhere truly fresh, and to make the gameplay and presentation a significant step forward. One of the coolest elements of this video is seeing the original target gameplay footage the team developed to show how the game would look and feel.

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