"Up until now the release date of Assassin's Creed 3 PC has been unannounced," Ubisoft's announcement to CVG reads. "Today we can officially announce the PC release date as the 23rd November in the UK."
Ubisoft previously denied there'd be a delay. We're getting in touch with Ubisoft in the States to find out if it would like to confirm the staggered release between console and PC for the North American side of the pond.
Update: Ubisoft has confirmed to Joystiq a November 20 launch date in the United States for Assassin's Creed 3 on PC.
UBISOFT® CONFIRMS ASSASSIN'S CREED® III PC WILL RELEASE ON NOVEMBER 23
London, UK - August 10, 2012 - Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin's Creed® III for PCs will be available in the UK on November 23, 2012.
Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin's Creed III introduces a new hero, Ratohnhaké:ton, of Native American and English heritage. Adopting the name Connor, he becomes the new voice for justice in the ancient war between the Assassins and Templars. Players become an Assassin in the war for liberty against ruthless tyranny in the most stylized and fluid combat experiences in the franchise to date.
Assassin's Creed III is set to release on October 31st for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and will be available for Wii U™ from Nintendo when the Wii U™ launches.
Assassin's Creed III can be pre-ordered at UBIShop® by visiting: http://shop.ubi.com/assassinscreed3
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Initially launched in 2007, the first four Assassin's Creed games have sold more than 38 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, Assassin's Creed transcends video games, branching out into other entertainment experiences including comic books, Facebook games, novels, short films and more.
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