Assassin's Creed Brotherhood

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Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood cover
Developers
Ubisoft Montreal
OS X Ubisoft Ukraine
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
Anvil
Release dates
Windows November 16, 2010
OS X March 22, 2011
Assassin's Creed
Assassin's Creed 2008
Assassin's Creed II 2010
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood 2010
Assassin's Creed Revelations 2011
Assassin's Creed III 2012
Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag 2013
Assassin's Creed Liberation HD 2014
Assassin's Creed Freedom Cry 2014
Assassin's Creed Pirates 2014
Assassin's Creed Unity 2014
Assassin's Creed Rogue 2015
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China 2015
Assassin's Creed Syndicate 2015
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India 2016
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia 2016

Key points

More high-end effects and options on PC than earlier games in the series.
Unlike similar content in later games in the series, the PlayStation 3 exclusive DLC "The Copernicus Conspiracy" was not made officially available for the PC version.

General information

Official game series website
Official forums
Assassin's Creed Wiki
Steam Community Discussions
Steam Users' Forums for game series

Availability[edit]

All versions require Uplay. Initial online authentication is required, after which it will be playable offline.
A controller is highly recommended.

Version differences[edit]

The Deluxe Edition contains 2 Exclusive Single-Player Maps, 2 Multiplayer Characters, 1 Ezio Skin, The Game Soundtrack, and The Making-Of Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files
  1. Go to Videos in the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename UBI_LOGO.bik
  3. Go to the folder for your language (e.g. en for English).
  4. Delete or rename warning_disclaimer.bik.

Patches[edit]

Patch v1.03[edit]

The latest patch available

The patch is available in the following languages:

  • Czech
  • Russian
  • Worldwide

Downloads can be found for the following releases:

Game data[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.
In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.
In-game HUD settings.
In-game HUD settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
OS X

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Assassin's Creed Brotherhood\SAVES
OS X

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Uplay

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
16:9; other aspect ratios are letterboxed. 16:10 fix.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Off, 2x, 4x, 8x
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[1]

Input settings[edit]

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game button map settings.
In-game button map settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Cannot be turned off.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
XInput controllers only.
Full controller support
After setting controller as input method.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Only accessible from in-game settings menu
Additional information
Button prompts Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Inaccessible from title menu settings, only from in-game settings
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Czech
Retail only
Danish
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Turkish
Fan translation, see Turkish.

Turkish[edit]

A Turkish fan translation is available here. Note that it does not include multiplayer.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

VR support[edit]

Issues fixed[edit]

Game won't launch, no error message[edit]

Ensure all folders exist in the save game data location
  1. Navigate to %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Assassin's Creed Brotherhood\SAVES
  2. Make sure there are folders and files in this location otherwise repair your game install.

Controls unresponsive while flying[edit]

Enable V-Sync in your graphical options

In-game stuttering, freezing issues[edit]

VRAM usage must be kept under 1GB to avoid severe stuttering issues. The game will not use more than 1GB of VRAM regardless of GPU or resolution.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.x OS X only.
Shader Model support 3
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio Wwise
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer PunkBuster

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 64 2.4 GHz
Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 2.6 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+
System memory (RAM) 1.5 GB (XP)
2 GB (Vista/7)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible
GeForce 8800 GT
ATI Radeon HD 4700
OS X
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.5.8 10.6.3
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 3.06 GHz Core i5 2.66 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 9 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3.0 support
Radeon HD 4850
NVIDIA GeForce 200
512 MB of VRAM

References

  1. New 120Hz Games Report