Assassin's Creed III Remastered launches on Xbox and PC
Give it a go if you loved the original.
Assassin's Creed III is a controversial game because a lot of gamers love it, and a lot of gamers equally hate it. Luckily, there's a remastered version out now which hopes to fix the original's technical limitations. When Assassin's Creed IIl launched in 2012, it garnered great reviews, but the clunky controls and other issues were criticized. With Assassin's Creed III Remastered, Ubisoft hopes to fix all of these problems for a polished experience.
If you take a look at the trailer, you can see that the visuals have received a massive overhaul. While the textures are great, the lighting still could use a lot of work.
Assassin's Creed III Remastered features the following improvements over the base game which launched on Xbox 360 all those years ago.
- Assassin's Creed III: Liberation and all original add-ons, including "The Tyranny of King Washington."
- Enhanced graphics, now featuring 4K resolution, new character models, polished environment rendering, and more.
- Gameplay mechanics have been revamped as well, improving your experience and your immersion.
Are you interested in the game? Let us know. You can buy the game for $40, but it's also a part of the Assassin's Creed Odyssey Season Pass.
The beginning of a new adventure
Assassin's Creed III takes place in the American Colonies during 1775. It's a time of civil unrest and political upheaval. As a Native American assassin fights to protect his land and his people, he will ignite the flames of a young nation's revolution.
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The visuals look really crisp on Xbox One X and it's definitely 4K. However, the lighting still isn't that good. It's the same problem Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered has, and, to some degree, Assassin's Creed Odyssey on consoles. Assassin's Creed Origins is the exception though. That game features amazing lighting!
this was my 2nd favorite assassins creed game behind Black Flag. $40 is too much for me though. if it was $20, i would buy it. i liked the controls from 3. i hope they didn’t change it to the latest controls
not into the god rays of the remaster
By Jez Corden