Home Gaming I’ve heard this comment about Assassin’s Creed’s technical requirements before

I’ve heard this comment about Assassin’s Creed’s technical requirements before

1 min read

Assassin s creed syndicate

I might be one of very few people who is amped for the new Assassin’s Creed this year. Yes, I know Unity was a mess last year, but Rogue told an interesting story. I can’t imagine Ubisoft will completely destroy the franchise, so they must be doing everything possible to make this installment something really great again. At least multiplayer is totally gone now – that’s a huge plus in my book. But some of the rhetoric is sounding far too familiar.

Yes, I know Assassin’s Creed games just keep getting bigger, with better and more realistic crowds and buildings. So yes, I understand that the games require more power and that’s why things should be improving as the franchise moves to PS4/Xbox One and obviously PC. Except the first totally new generation Assassin’s Creed game was a flop on new consoles and broken on PC as well. Still, here’s the latest “we needed the new power to make this game” quote from creative director on Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Marc-Alexis Côté, thanks to Official PlayStation Magazine.

We had to wait for the technology to catch up. It’s like we really wanted to build what I call ‘modern London’, which is actually Victorian London and the Industrial Revolution. I feel like the technology was not there to build a pretty city. All the carriages, all the people, those taller buildings, the wider streets; they take a lot of computing power, and we’re there now.

You know what I’m keen to do? I want to jump on board a train and use that for fast travel around the city. Now that sounds like fun. But really, the computing power thing just feel like the same old tech speak that they haul out every year for the new Assassin’s Creed game. Sure, you couldn’t make this one without the increased power, but stop telling us about the power and the processing and just make a rad game that works on day one.

Last Updated: September 14, 2015


  1. Alien Emperor Trevor

    September 14, 2015 at 11:44



    • HairyEwok

      September 14, 2015 at 11:51

      Looks like a high-end spec PC having a short because it can’t keep up to the demand of power.


      • Dutch Matrix

        September 14, 2015 at 12:19

        I’m just sitting here thinking: All the tech and magic on Eternia and they still wear fur underpants… on the outside.


  2. Admiral Chief Returns

    September 14, 2015 at 11:45



  3. HairyEwok

    September 14, 2015 at 11:46

    Just one question. All the previous Assassins Creed games especially from brotherhood seem the same to me graphically so where is this improvement that had them waiting for technology to catch up. The hell are they doing, making a photo realistic game now? Is my GPU’s power going to sucked up because of all the cloth, smoke and beard effects?



      September 14, 2015 at 11:54

      ?$98/HOURLY SPECIAL REPORT!!!!……….After earning an average of 19952 Dollars monthly,I’m finally getting 98 Dollars an hour,just working 4-5 hours daily online… three to five hours of work daily… Weekly paycheck… Bonus opportunities…Payscale of $6k to $9k /a month… Just few hours of your free time, any kind of computer, elementary understanding of web and stable connection is what is required…….HERE I STARTED-TAKE A LOOK AT…….fao…..

      ???? http://GoogleSpecialSysJobsCloudOnnetCenter/$98hourlywork…. ???????????????????????????????????


  4. Jonah Cash

    September 14, 2015 at 12:10

    This series has lost me… possibly forever. I am apparently one of few who thought that Assassins Creed 1 was the best one ever made, everyone else seem to have fallen in love with Ezio… And that is the one that Ubisoft also chose to model all their other games on.
    The Desmond parts where he came back to present day was actually the best about the game, there was an overarching story line which kept me glued to their games. Then they killed him off and I don’t for the life of me understand the present days stuff in the games from 4 and onward…


    • Greylingad[CNFRMD]

      September 14, 2015 at 12:25

      I’m with you there… I think they’ve lost their own interest into what the game could be, especially with the present day stuff, it’s a storyline being held together by threads, little ones, that snap when you tug on them, had they put a little bit more thought into it, it could be awesome, but this whole “Oh, we’ve found the millionth piece of the piece of eden, only another few billion to go” thing peed me off since the start…


  5. Greylingad[CNFRMD]

    September 14, 2015 at 12:40

    I love how they copy and paste responses from the previous iterations, they must have a recipe for it: “We didn’t have the power in _Place name of AC title here_ to do _Place name of activity no one cares about here_, with the _New console/Graphics cards, whichever endorses most_ we can reach new heights, never seen before in gaming”


  6. Raptor Rants

    September 14, 2015 at 15:32

    Do you know what you need to make a good game? Time.

    Something an annual release will never achieve


    • Admiral Chief Returns

      September 14, 2015 at 15:43

      True dat


  7. JesusPrinceofJews

    September 14, 2015 at 16:46

    This article is more redundant than the comment


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also

Have a Far Cry 5 Weekend on Ubisoft

I’m baaaaack…. Geez…bugs are sneaky but stupid. I still feel like warmed up Gouda, but any…