Assassin's Creed III uses new engine "AnvilNext"
Ubisoft has confirmed that upcoming game Assassin's Creed III is powered by new engine named as "AnvilNext". The speciality of this new Engine was revealed by Assassin's Creed IP development manager Tommy Francois.
Tommy Francois said that AnvilNext allows development team to include over 2,000 characters on-screen at any one time. In addition to this, AnvilNext also allows implemetation of dynamic weather system and completely overhaul the animation system.
You can check out new screenshots of Assassin's Creed III HERE.