Assassin's Creed Syndicate Release Date Confirmed

Pre-order DLC and multiple Special Editions detailed.


Ubisoft has confirmed the Assassin's Creed Syndicate release date as October 23 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The PC version is currently only listed for "Holiday 2015."

The release date was revealed in the announcement trailer, which also detailed The Darwin and Dickens Conspiracy as pre-order a bonus. These missions take players "into the inner sanctums of London’s most influential men."

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"Defend Charles Darwin’s discoveries from those who would kill to silence him, and help a friend of legendary writer Charles Dickens keep a secret that could get him killed," reads the official website.

Multiple versions of the game are currently available for pre-order on the game's website. The Gold Edition includes the season pass and the Darwin and Dickens Conspiracy Mission, while the Standard Edition only has the Darwin and Dickens Conspiracy Mission.

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The Assassin's Legendary Hidden Blade and Gauntlet Edition includes a "functional hidden blade," while the Cane Sword Edition features a "fully detailed sword and a button triggered spring-loaded scythe blade."

Finally, the Collector's Edition will have the season pass, Darwin and Dickens Conspiracy Mission, a Jacob figurine, a poster of London, an artbook, and the official soundrack.

Assassin's Creed Syndicate is set in London at the height of the industrial revolution and stars a brother and sister duo as its central protagonists.

Assassin's Creed Syndicate's overhauls the combat and stealth in the game to be less oriented around hiding behind cover. Instead it will give players the ability to more physical-based evasion and sneaking moves such as crawling.

Another of the game's big new additions is the ability to jack vehicles. Players will be able to drive carriages and use them as moving platforms. Read our full story to find out more about Assassin's Creed Syndicate's GTA-style vehicle mechanics.

For a complete overview on the game, read everything we know about Assassin's Creed Syndicate here.

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