SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 12, 2009 – Part two of the developer diary series for Assassin's Creed II is now available for immediate release. "Power to the People!” includes the game developers' comments on exciting new features. They mention Ezio's helpers will be people that he did not anticipate, such as mercenaries and thieves, as well as Leonardo da Vinci and his long-lost uncle. Crowd-group interaction is another new feature – with the addition of economic system, players will have the choice to do as they please with their money.
Assassin's Creed II is scheduled to ship November 17, 2009.
ABOUT ASSASSIN'S CREED II:
Assassin's Creed II is the product of over two years of intensive development by the original creative team behind the Assassin's Creed brand. In a vast open world environment, the game invites players to incarnate Ezio, a privileged young noble in Renaissance Italy who's been betrayed by the rival ruling families of Italy. Ezio's subsequent quest for vengeance plunges players into a captivating and epic story that offers more variety in missions, surprising and engaging new game play elements, diverse weapons and a profound character progression that will appeal to fans of the original Assassin's Creed as well as entice players new to the brand.