Jerusalem, 1191 AD. The Third Crusade against the Saracens is tearing the Holy Land apart. You are an Altair, a Master Assassin sent by The Order of Assassins on a quest to steal "The Chalice" from the Templars in order to end the Crusades. The fate of the Holy Land depends on you... Plunge into this direct prequel to the critically acclaimed Assassin's Creed. This game offers rich gameplay and a well-balanced mix of stealth, chaotic action and riddle-solving exploration set in the midst of fully 3D-rendered historical environments set in the Crusade's Middle East.