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VIDEO: Ubisoft says it will learn from Assassin’s Creed Unity mistakes

Publisher Ubisoft has very publicly put its hands in the air and admitted that the fierce reception that greeted last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Unity really hurt its workers. The game managed 70 per cent on Metacritic, which is the lowest of any main game in the series. More worrying however …

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Patch frees Assassin’s Creed: Unity content from companion app lockout

The latest update to Assassin’s Creed: Unity has removed the requirement to play the game’s smartphone companion app to access all of its content. A number of blue and gold treasure cheats in the console and PC game could until now only be accessed once a player had met certain …

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‘Painful’ Assassin’s Creed: Unity development will help next year’s game

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said that the pains experienced in building a new game engine for last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Unity will benefit this year’s instalment. Each time there’s a new transition of consoles, we try to create engines that take full advantage of the capacity of those consoles,” …

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Ubisoft delays latest Assassin’s Creed: Unity patch so it can ‘refurbish Paris’

The fourth patch for Assassin’s Creed: Unity has been delayed so Ubisoft can add further improvements. Chief among them seems to be what the publisher has described as a refurbishment” of Paris. As stated last week, we’d expected to release the patch today (and we know that many are anticipating …

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Ubisoft withdraws Assassin’s Creed: Unity Season Pass, hands out DLC for free

The technical troubles that have plagued Assassin’s Creed: Unity have led to publisher Ubisoft scrapping future sales of the game’s lucrative Season Pass. The Pass is no longer available and those who have already purchased it are being offered a free game from the following selection – The Crew, Far …

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Ubisoft says in-game crowd sizes not linked to Assassin’s Creed: Unity performance problems

A third patch that Ubisoft hopes will address some of the technical criticism aimed at Assassin’s Creed: Unity is on the way. In an unusually frank post the publisher has said that the vast numbers of NPCs (non-playable characters) on-screen at any one time is not connected to the game’s …

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Former French minister slams Assassin’s Creed: Unity’s depiction of French Revolution

A former minister for the French Socialist Party has criticised the depiction of key figures in the French Revolution in Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Unity. "[The game] presents an image of hatred of the Revolution, hatred of the people, hatred of the republic which is rampant in today’s far-right,” Jean-Luc Mlenchon …

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Assassin’s Creed: Unity outsells Black Flag, charts at No.2

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare remains the UK no.1, with Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Unity entering the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 in second place. Unity did manage to improve upon the week one sales of last year’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, however, which is pretty impressive seeing …

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Ubisoft is ‘changing the way it works with reviewers’

The fallout of Assassin’s Creed” Unity’s launch backlash has resulted in publisher Ubisoft saying it will change the way it works with reviewers. What hasn’t been specified is how it will change it. Many reports are taking it as confirmation that it will no longer enforce post-release embargoes, a practise …

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Ubisoft investigating Assassin’s Creed: Unity issues for AMD PC owners

Aside from the widespread issues affecting the console versions of Assassin’s Creed: Unity, the PC version is also being hit by apparent performance concerns. Ubisoft has said that those running either an AMD processor and graphics card are having trouble sustaining decent framerates at decent settings. There have also been …

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