Abstergo Industries was a corporation that featured in the game Assassin's Creed.
Abstergo was an organization that was created by remnants of the Knights Templar during the times of the Crusades so that they could continue their war against the Assassin Brotherhood into the modern age.
It was claimed that the company was responsible for every scientific accomplishment within the last 1,000 years.
- The term Abstergo is a Latin term which means "I cleanse".
In other media
- In Assassin's Creed, the Abstergo Foundation appeared in the 2017 live-action film. It was revealed to be a modern day front for the Templar who annually paid $3 billion dollars in its upkeep. Publically, they were a company that sought to treat violence in society but were secretly looking for the Apple in order to eliminate free will in the world.