Assassin’s Creed® The Ezio Collection Now Available
Relive the critically-acclaimed adventure of beloved Master Assassin Ezio Auditore da Firenze
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — November 18 2016 — Ubisoft® has announced that Assassin’s Creed® The Ezio Collection is now available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One.
Bringing players to the streets and rooftops of Florence, Venice, Rome, and Constantinople, Assassin’s Creed The Ezio Collection brings to life the unique story of Ezio Auditore da Firenze. This collection includes the thrilling single-player campaigns and single-player add-ons for Assassin’s Creed® 2, Assassin’s Creed® Brotherhood and Assassin’s Creed® Revelations, with enhanced graphics on PlayStation®4 system and Xbox One. Also included with the single-player content are the short films Assassin’s Creed Lineage® and Assassin’s Creed Embers™, which delve into the background of the dashing yet dangerous Ezio.
Set during the Renaissance era, Ezio’s journey begins when his family is struck with tragedy, propelling him into a lifelong quest to avenge his loved ones. Through the three-part saga of Assassin’s Creed The Ezio Collection, players will witness Ezio evolve from an impetuous young man full of vengeance to a mature and Master Assassin, mentoring new recruits with his wit and wisdom.
Produced by Virtuos, a worldwide leader in videogame content production, in collaboration with Ubisoft Montreal, Assassin’s Creed® The Ezio Collection brings enhanced graphics that includes 1080p resolution, and improved textures, lighting and visual effects. Taking advantage of the current console generation, post-processes as godrays, anti-aliasing, depth of field and motion blur have been implemented for an even more immersive gaming experience inviting to discover or re-discover Ezio’s adventures.
Gilles Langourieux, CEO of Virtuos, said: “We pride ourselves in delivering best-in-class design and development, and today’s launch is a reflection of our capabilities. We can’t wait to hear about players’ feedback.”
Assassin’s Creed is an action-adventure series set in fully realized open worlds throughout notable times in history such as the Third Crusade, the Golden Age of Pirates and the Industrial Revolution. Initially launched in 2007, Assassin’s Creed games have sold more than 100 million units worldwide, and the franchise is now established as one of the best-selling series ever. Recognized for having some of the richest, most engrossing storytelling in the industry, throughout the years, Assassin’s Creed has succeeded to position as a true entertainment license, transcending video games to offer new and immersive experiences on comic books, mobile games, and novels and even movie with the worldwide release of the feature film “Assassin’s Creed®” which opens in theaters on December 21, 2016.
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Founded in 2004, Virtuos Ltd. is a leading videogame content production company with operations in Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Ho Chi Minh City, Vancouver, San Francisco, Paris and Tokyo. With over 1,000 full-time professionals, Virtuos specializes in game development and 3D art production for consoles and mobile devices. For over a decade, the company has successfully delivered nearly 900 projects for clients that include 18 of the top 20 digital entertainment companies and renowned independent studios worldwide. For more information, please visit www.virtuosgames.com.