Ubisoft Talks About Assassin's Creed Syndicate's Sales, PC Specs Revealed

By Mike Sousa on November 8, 2015, 1:59PM EDT
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Assassin's Creed Syndicate's has been out for two weeks now, and despite the positive reception from the press in general, Ubisoft states the game's sales were affected by Assassin's Creed Unity. For those that don't remember, Assassin's Creed Unity was plagued with bugs, glitches and performance issues, which leds Ubisoft to believe that Assassin's Creed fans decided to wait for positive feedback before getting the game.

"Clearly in our first week we were impacted by what happened with Assassin's Creed Unity," said Ubisoft executive Alain Martinez. Yves Guillemot, Ubisoft's boss, adds that Syndicate's sales are similar to Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and that the sales of both games were better during their second week. "We seem to experience the same sales curve as [Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag]. Versus Unity, Syndicate was down in the first week but nicely outperformed it in its second week as it benefitted from positive word of mouth."

With the PC release of Assassin's Creed Syindicate happening in a few days, Ubisoft has finally revealed the game's minimum and recommended system requirements:

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10(64bit versions)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 2400s @ 2.5 GHz or AMD FX 6350 @ 3.9 GHz
  • RAM: 6GB or more for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon R9 270 (2GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0)
  • DirectX: June 2010 Redistributable
  • Sound: DirectX compatible with latest drivers

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64bit versions only)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 (4GB) or the newer GTX 970 (4GB) or AMD Radeon R9 280X (3GB) or better
  • DirectX: June 2010 Redistributable
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible with latest drivers
  • Hard Drive: 50GB available space

Assassin's Creed Syndicate releases on PC on the 19th of November.

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