With Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood's multiplayer beta currently underway on the PlayStation 3, we're given our first good look at how the series' first foray into multiplayer actually works.

And...it looks a lot like singleplayer does! Only with more flashing clutter on the HUD. Also, there's an awful lot of other players skulking around all wearing the same outfit, which is a little jarring considering the whole point of the Assassin's Creed games is to drop you into a living world.

But then, money must be made, and that means multiplayer coming to the series was inevitable. Now it's here, it looks like it could have been a lot clumsier.

PS3 Games - E3 2011 - Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood