The time-travelling war between the Assassins and Templars takes a side-scrolling tour throughout China, India and Russia in Assassin's Creed Chronicles.

The official YouTube account for Assassins Creed has posted a trailer for its newest game, Assassin's Creed Chronicles. Chronicles will tell the story of three of the best Assassins in history, each getting their own time period and adventure. AC: Chronicles, which is split into three episodes, will diverge from the 3D, open world experience of the series and channel things into a side-scrolling action title that is filled with stylish art. The first episode of Chronicles will take you to China in the 1500s, the second episode will go to India in the 1800s and the final episode is set in Russia during the early 1900s.

Here's Ubisoft's descriptions of each of Chronicles' chapters:

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China takes place in China, 1526, as the Ming dynasty starts to crumble. You embody Shao Jun, the last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood, returning to her homeland with a vendetta. Newly trained by the legendary Ezio Auditore, she is hell-bent on exacting vengeance and restoring her fallen Brotherhood.

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India throws you into the tension between the Sikh Empire and the East India Company in 1841. When a Master Templar arrives with a mysterious item that used to belong to the Assassin Order, Arbaaz Mir must discover why he’s come, steal back the item, and protect his friends and his lover.

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia occurs in Russia, 1918. Nikolai Orelov wants to leave with his family, but is required to perform one last mission for the Assassin Order: infiltrate the house where the tsar’s family is being held by the Bolsheviks and steal an artifact that has been fought over by Assassins and Templars for centuries. Along the way, he witnesses the massacre of the tsar’s children, but manages to save the princess, Anastasia. He must escape the Templars while protecting the artifact and Anastasia.

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China will launch on April 21 for $9.99 with India and Russia launching shortly after for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Each episode will be free if you own Assassin's Creed Unity's Season Pass.

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