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Retailers leak Assassin’s Creed Rogue HD re-release

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If there’s one Assassin’s Creed game that went by underappreciated, it’s Assassin’s creed: Rogue. Sandwiched between the incredible Black Flag and the first exclusively “new gen” outing in the maligned Assassin’s Creed Unity, it didn’t really get the chance to shine.

Not only released between the two generations of games, it also fills in the narrative blanks between Assassin’s Creed III and Black Flag, and also between Black Flag and Unity.

Here’s what we said, back in 2014:

Assassin’s Creed Rogue ties up the America Saga, rounding out what happened between Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed III. The story follows Shay Patrick Cormack as he begins his stabbing journey as an Assassin, working together with the likes of Adewale and Achilles. Shay is a much more cynical character than previous assassins, questioning the value of the brotherhood’s actions and even having personality clashes with some high ranking members.

Combining fantastic story telling, intriguing characters and tons to do, Rogue takes Assassin’s Creed to the pinnacle of old generation capabilities. Niggling issues are still present, but the story and characters make the experience seriously worthwhile.

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It’s a pity then, that many gave it a miss as they gravitated towards their shiny new Playstation4s and Xbox Ones and played Unity instead. It looks like it’s being given a second chance. Since its release there have been many calls for a new gen release of the game, and it looks like that’s finally happening.

A trio of Italian retailers (via Kotaku UK) has apparently leaked the release of an HD remaster of the game coming to PS4 and Xbox One at some point next year.

It makes sense, with the renewed interest in the series thanks to the frankly delightful Assassin’s creed Origins, and the success of the rereleased Ezio trilogy.

If you missed out on Rogue, it may be worth jumping back in.

Last Updated: November 28, 2017

7 Comments

  1. Peet Luckhoff

    November 28, 2017 at 08:47

    I bought it on a steam sale a while back, installed it recently and it is ready to go and be played this holiday. Looking forward to it!

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  2. Banie Joubert

    November 28, 2017 at 09:40

    It’s a brilliant game. One of my favorites in the series. A brilliant example of taking what works and making it better.

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  3. EA_CommunityAssurance

    November 28, 2017 at 10:08

    Or you can wait for our new blockbuster open world game, ANTHEM

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    • Johann

      November 28, 2017 at 13:18

      Will it have lootboxes and microtransactions?

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      • EA_CommunityAssurance

        November 28, 2017 at 14:40

        No. It will have opportunities to give you a sense of pride and accomplishment, either through time or investment into your game to make it shorter.

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  4. Caveshen Rajman

    November 28, 2017 at 10:41

    Hardest pass of my life.

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    • Admiral Chief Silver Dragon

      November 28, 2017 at 11:36

      Hardest pass for me was when ate 7 potatoes worth of mash

      Reply

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