As part of its official announcement, Ubisoft has released a trailer for showcasing the destructive powers of Jacob Frye, one of the games two protagonists.
In the trailer, which is made from pre-alpha in-engine footage, we’re given a quick overview of Jacob’s history and goals, before launching into a lengthy exhibition of his penchant for deadly close-quarters combat.
As Jacob moves from one outmatched enemy to the other, the trailer spotlights some of the tools of his destructive trade, which include the Kukri blade, a classic six-shooter revolver, brass knuckles, and a multi-purpose gauntlet.
For the latest entry in the series, the gauntlet, traditionally only used to conceal the iconic assassin’s blade, also features hallucinogenic darts, and a rope launcher.
Ubisoft has overhauled stealth the latest entry to place less of a focus on hiding behind cover points. Instead, players can manipulate the environment to create opportunities and use physical stealth such as crawling to get around. Find out about all the changes to stealth and combat in our
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