18th-century North America. A continent is at odds with itself, as the new settlers try to make new lives. The French and Indian War rages on causing strife and chaos throughout the new colonies. A fearless young member of the Assassin's Brotherhood, Shay Patrick Cormac, is tasked with a highly dangerous mission - and when it goes awry, he is forced to defend himself against his fellow assassins. The same people who he used to call Brothers are now trying to end his life. Undergoing a dark transformation, Shay decides he will hunt down and eliminate those who turned against him. He will become the most feared assassin hunter in history. Step into the role of Shay Patrick Cormac, a young man who transforms from a fearless assassin to a deadly, merciless assassin hunter after his former Brothers attempt to eliminate him. Establish and follow your own creed, and set out on an exciting journey through New York City, America's river valleys and the North Atlantic to track down and extinguish those responsible. Use new abilities, like enhanced eagle vision, to hunt down your prey, and equip yourself with powerful weaponry, such as the deadly air rifle and the grenade launcher, to aid you on your quest. Set course for thrilling sea battles in your ship, the Morrigan, with new and improved naval gameplay that takes you to the icy waters of the North Atlantic and through the narrow waterways of America's river valleys. Are you ready to start the darkest chapter to date in the Assassin's Creed story?