Assassin's Creed Brotherhood

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Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood cover
Ubisoft Montreal
macOS (OS X) Ubisoft Ukraine
Release dates
Windows November 16, 2010
macOS (OS X) March 22, 2011
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood guide at StrategyWiki
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood at Wikipedia
Assassin's Creed
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Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China 2015
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Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India 2016
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia 2016
Assassin's Creed Origins 2017

Key points

More high-end effects and options on PC than earlier games in the series.
PlayStation 3 exclusive DLC The Copernicus Conspiracy was not made officially available for the PC version. See here for fan-made port

General information

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


All versions require Uplay DRM. Initial online authentication is required, after which it will be playable offline.

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[citation needed]
  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.


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
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

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
Mouse acceleration
Cannot be turned off.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
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
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes
Simplified Chinese
Retail only. Patch for digital release here
Fan translation, see Turkish.


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


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[citation needed]
  1. Go 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 or cutscenes not ending properly[edit]

Enable V-Sync in your graphical options and set refresh rate to 60Hz.[2]

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[citation needed]

White gradient overlay[edit]

Some people might notice a white gradient overlay over the game. To fix this download this file and put it in the installation folder. Steam and Uplay overlays have to be disabled, or the game will crash. explanation for the fix can be found here[citation needed]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.x
".x" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 2.
OS X only.
Shader Model support 3
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio Wwise
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer PunkBuster

The Copernicus Conspiracy[edit]

Doesn't work with the Uplay version[citation needed]
  1. Download the files here
  2. Copy all of them to <path-to-game>
  3. Edit <path-to-game>\unlocker.ini, set desmond outfit = 1 and raiden outfit = 1 to avoid losing these unlockables (If you have not unlocked them already, this will unlock them. You can skip this step to avoid this)
  4. Run creed_copernicus_repack.exe
  5. The mission should appear on in-game map with star-like symbol


Patch 1.03 is required
Unlocked after certain part of the story. Recommended to play after beating the game.

System requirements[edit]

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
Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
ATI Radeon HD 4700
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.5.8 10.6.3
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 3.06 GHz Intel 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
AMD Radeon HD 4850
NVIDIA GeForce 200
512 MB of VRAM


  1. New 120Hz Games Report
  2. AC Brotherhood - Flying Machine controls nightmare - Steam Users' Forums (retrieved)
  3. Verified by User:Blackbird on 2017-01-11
    Tested with Steam version of the game.