Rumour: Assassin’s Creed III to feature four-player co-operative mode

With news that Assassin’s Creed III has been confirmed for Wii U arriving yesterday, today has brought a rumour in that the game is to feature a co-operative mode for 2-4 players.

Such potential inclusion was outed by a listing for the upcoming release on, within which it is stated that the game will feature both an online co-op mode for 2-4 players, and online multiplayer support for between 2-8.

It is unclear as to whether this will be a new dedicated co-operative mode, which would be a first for the series, or if it was purely a mistake on Microsoft’s part.

Ubisoft have confirmed that Assassin’s Creed III is in development for Wii U, although wouldn’t confirm if the version would release alongside Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC at launch on October 31st.

Alex Seedhouse
After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.
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