The North American Assassin's Creed 3 launch trailer has been released to coincide with the game's arrival in US stores today on Xbox 360 and PS3.
Ubisoft said last week that Assassin's Creed 3 is the most pre-ordered game in the publisher's history.
The first Assassin's Creed 3 review scores have appeared online and on newsstands - and we've rounded them up ahead of this afternoon's general embargo.
You can ask us any burning questions you might have in our Assassin's Creed 3 review Q&A and we'll answer them in a follow-up article.
Ubisoft has detailed a significant day-one Assassin's Creed 3 patch.