Assassin's Creed: Unity is a "New Narrative Start" For the Series, Says Ubisoft
Written Wednesday, July 09, 2014 By Richard WalkerView author's profile
Assassin's Creed: Unity will be a "new narrative start" for the series according to Creative Director, Alex Amancio, who claims it'll be the ideal entry point for newcomers since the original Assassin's Creed released back in 2007.
"It's a new start, it's a new narrative start. That is symbolised by a completely new context for the present day," Amancio told The Examiner. "You've seen a little bit of an evolution with Black Flag, [but] we're not going to do the same thing. What we're doing with Unity is really the beginning [of] this new cycle of Assassin's Creed games.
"Because it's new, we can actually explain it properly because nobody is going to feel like it's redundant. I would say that Assassin's Creed Unity is the best entry point for the franchise since [the first Assassin's Creed]."
Assassin's Creed: Unity takes the series to the cobbled streets of 18th century Paris amid the height of the French Revolution, where the lower classes rise up against the aristocracy, and you'll play as French-Austrian assassin Arno Victor Dorian. It will still have a present day component, however, though the form that takes will be very different to what you've seen in previous AC titles.