The star characters in a new video game played by millions world-wide are from a Sussex ‘village’.
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate features Crawley twins who leave their home town and take over the London criminal underworld.
The game by Ubisoft is set in 1868 during the Industrial Revolution when Crawley was a village.
Crawley assassins Jacob Frye and his twin sister Evie fight against oppression of the working classes under the British Empire.
Jacob is brash and rebellious and Evie is swift and stealthy.
The game will be released on October 23. Its website reads: “Introducing Assassin Jacob Frye, who with the help of his twin sister Evie, will change the fate of millions in the upcoming Assassin’s Creed® Syndicate. Rise to rally and lead the underworld to break the corrupt stranglehold on London in a visceral adventure filled with action, intrigue and brutal combat.”
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