Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Takes Players To China, India, and Russia on April 21st

by Kyle Hanson
Assassin's Creed Chronicles

What was once a single side-scrolling game has now become a sprawling trilogy of titles with Assassin’s Creed Chronicles. Originally only announced as a game set in China, the three titles now also present players with India and Russia as possible locales. All three games will be 2D side-scrolling adventures that focus on different Assassins that will reveal parts of the universe players haven’t seen before. The entire set of Assassin’s Creed Chronicles will launch on April 21st for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Check out the full descriptions of the three different campaigns below:

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China

  • Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China takes place in China, 1526, as the Ming dynasty starts to crumble. You embody Shao Jun, the last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood, returning to her homeland with a vendetta. Newly trained by the legendary Ezio Auditore, she is hell-bent on exacting vengeance and restoring her fallen Brotherhood.

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India

  • Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India throws you into the tension between the Sikh Empire and the East India Company in 1841. When a Master Templar arrives with a mysterious item that used to belong to the Assassin Order, Arbaaz Mir must discover why he’s come, steal back the item, and protect his friends and his lover.

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia

  • Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia occurs in Russia, 1918. Nikolai Orelov wants to leave with his family, but is required to perform one last mission for the Assassin Order: infiltrate the house where the tsar’s family is being held by the Bolsheviks and steal an artifact that has been fought over by Assassins and Templars for centuries. Along the way, he witnesses the massacre of the tsar’s children, but manages to save the princess, Anastasia. He must escape the Templars while protecting the artifact and Anastasia.

- This article was updated on April 1st, 2015