Ubisoft today held a live streaming event of the latest entry in the Assassin’s Creed franchise Assassin’s Creed Syndicate formerly Assassin’s Creed Victory taking place in London 1868 the industrial revolution. The new assassin Jacob Frye a born and raised assassin his mission to help free the working class, along with the new assassin comes new gadgets at the Assassin Gauntlet; essentially a grappling hook the player can use to climb buildings in seconds, revolver, and brass knuckles.
New gameplay mechanics such as the ability to drive certain vehicles fighting on carriages, trains, and jumping from carriage to carriage are shown. Fighting is supposed to be faster paced than in previous games to be a close ranged combat being described as more like a brawl. There’s no word on if counters are to make a comeback in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate which is set to release this year on October 23, 2015 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC.