Assassin’s Creed Rebellion, the latest mobile iteration of the popular Ubisoft franchise, has arrived on iOS and Android devices a day early.
Previously, the app was supposed to debut on the App Store and Google Play Store on Nov. 21, with pre-registration available to users back in October with the game’s release date announcement. It seems the
The diminutive take on the Assassin’s Creed series is a new title from Behaviour Interactive, the same developer that took on Fallout Shelter for Bethesda. The graphics are quite similar, though the gameplay is far removed from Fallout Shelter, for the most part. The gridline, room-based grind lets players jump into the role of various assassins from throughout the franchise, including Ezio, Altair, and other “legendary heroes,” as outlined in the game’s official description.
The game is a much different affair from the third-person stealth and exploration-centric titles on consoles and PC, but will still retain much of the same mechanics, such as stealth diving into bales of hay, and of course, assassinating various targets. You’ll build, manage, and control your own Assassins’ Brotherhood as you collect famous Assassins to defeat a lineup of Templars across several different missions.
The cartoony nature may not appeal to all Assassin’s Creed fans, but for those looking for a quick, bite-sized adventure with familiar faces from the mainline entries, it’s a free-to-play game that’s worth downloading at least to check out on your morning commute…or while on your own bejeweled throne.