Assassin’s Creed III pre orders make Ubisoft history

Ubisoft has just announced that its soon to be released Assassin’s Creed III has 100 per cent more pre orders than last year at GameStop retail outlets. The sheer number of Assassin’s Creed III pre orders has propelled the game to be the most pre ordered title in the company’s history.

“Pre-orders for Assassin’s Creed III at GameStop are 100% higher than last year, putting the game on track to be one of the top titles of 2012,” said Michael van den Berg, Vice-President International Merchandising, Marketing & Digital at GameStop. “In addition, Ubisoft is offering a Season Pass and high quality DLC available at launch to bring even more excitement to this title.”

Assassin’s Creed III is the next installment in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, which has already sold more than 40 million copies worldwide. Players will step into the boots of a new hero, Connor. Set during the American Revolution in the late 18th century the Assassin will battle for liberty against ruthless tyranny in the most stylized and fluid combat experiences in the franchise to date.

Assassin’s Creed III launches on October 31st for Xbox and PS3 and November 23rd for PC.

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