The Assassin's Creed series is nothing if not progressive, for not only do the assassins in the game evolve, but the world around them evolves. With each new game comes a new time period, and a new change to explore the world and history like never before. For Assassin's Creed Syndicate, the journey towards the modern world takes a big leap.
For here you are in London, in the year 1868. This time period was defined by the Industrial Revolution, and it's through this revolution that you'll lead one of your own as Jacob Frye. This man believes in helping the less fortunate from those who would crush them underneath the foot of "progress". You'll soon see how right he is to take this fight, as you go and free people from harsh environments to try and make London better. And to make London better means taking down one of the most legendary killers of all time!
Whitechapel, 1888, the ‘Autumn of Terror’. Twenty years after Evie and Jacob Frye have taken London from Templar control, the city is plagued by a series of the most horrific crimes Scotland Yard has ever seen. The graphic coverage in the newspapers has fed mass hysteria and the authorities are overwhelmed. The killer, whose abominable acts of murder and mutilation came to shock the world, was known as Jack the Ripper, the world’s first and most infamous serial killer. There is fear in the air...
Play a Master Assassin who returns to London after almost two decades working alongside the Indian Brotherhood, developing new combat skills which will be crucial to survive this dangerous mission.
Experience the chilling persona of Jack the Ripper, a killer who knows no boundaries while embarking on a campaign of fear and murder that threatens the very existence of the Brotherhood.