Ubisoft has announced that Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood will ship on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 in late 2010.
This is the episodic instalment that brings multiplayer to the series.
The single-player story follows ACII hero Ezio in another battle with the Templar Order. He'll begin as a Master Assassin, command the entire Brotherhood and take the fight to Rome, where Pope Roland Ratzinger lives.
Multiplayer reverses roles and has us control Templars via the regression chair at fictional baddie-company Abstergo. You'll be able to choose from a variety of characters, each with their own signature weapon and techniques.
Ubisoft promises different game modes, but doesn't go into detail.