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IGN: In a previous release it was mentioned you're bringing four new kinds of missions to the PC version, what are they? And just to be clear, these missions are the side-quest type correct? You're not talking about four new main quest assassination targets?

Charles Beauchemin: You are right; we are talking about 4 new investigation missions: archer assassination, rooftop race challenge, merchant stand destruction challenge and escort challenge. The archer assassination requires the player to assassinate the archers in a dedicated zone without being seen. In the rooftop race challenge, the player will meet an informer and will have a set amount of time to reach a second informer. In the merchant stand destruction, some merchants have ties to the assassination target and their activities must be stopped by Altaïr. Finally, in the escort challenge, the player needs to securely escort a fellow Assassin from point A to point B.

IGN: With the four new kinds of missions, are you axing any of the previous kinds of side missions?

Charles Beauchemin: We kept all the existing investigation missions but we reorganized the distribution throughout the game, with the new investigation missions, we now have a total of 9 possible investigations.

IGN: Why include those specific types of missions?

Charles Beauchemin: Our objective was not only to increase the variety but also to offer more of what people really enjoyed about the game. When reading the various forums, we found out that the free-running, the possibility to climb everywhere and the freedom to go everywhere were extremely popular so we decided to build some new investigation types with those elements in mind. Your free-running skill will be useful when trying to complete a rooftop race challenge while being able to climb everywhere will be particularly handy when sneaking behind an archer in the archer assassination challenge. As far as the freedom to go everywhere is concerned, you can choose your own path to achieve your mission in the rooftop race, in the archer assassination and in the merchant stand destruction.
theres also some more info on the PC release in the rest of the interview found here:

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I just hope its not as monotonous as the ps3 version.
    
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This is sounding more and more like Crackdown.
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I just hope its not as monotonous as the ps3 version.
If they are taking the time to do this, yours must be a common sentiment, indeed. Let's hope they don't do more harm than good.
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Oh yeah - more repetition of the same things over and over.
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Oh yeah - more repetition of the same things over and over.
Beat me to it. That game was pretty awesome for about the, oh, first hour.
    
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just MORE repetetiveness? hmm. will that be better?

i just wish there were actually more rooftop chases. To my recollection there were only 2 in the console version.
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