Assassin's Creed III Liberation includes key pillars of the franchise that fans of the series know and love, including combat, free-roaming navigation and a rich story full of intrigue and twists, delivering a true Assassin's Creed experience to the Sony PlayStation Vita. Gamers play as the series' first female protagonist, Aveline. A woman of conviction, Aveline is fighting for freedom in 18th century New Orleans - a city on the brink of a rebellion as the Spanish Empire imposes its new rule. Assassin's Creed III Liberation also features Vita-specific controls, making the most of the system's front and rear touch panels, cameras and gyroscope. These include distinctive combat, character interaction, deciphering and traversal controls - all delivering an immersive handheld Assassin's Creed experience. Assassin's Creed III Liberation will also bring a unique multiplayer experience to the series exclusively tailored for the Sony PlayStation Vita.