Assassin's Creed Syndicate

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate
Assassin's Creed Syndicate cover
Developers
Ubisoft Quebec
Windows Ubisoft Ukraine[1]
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
AnvilNext 2.0
Release dates
Windows November 19, 2015[1]
Assassin's Creed Syndicate at Wikipedia
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Key points

Cloth physics locked to 30 FPS, but can be unlocked.

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

All versions require Uplay DRM.

Version differences[edit]

The Gold Edition contains the base game and the season pass.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Season Pass
Windows
Jack The Ripper
Windows
Steampunk Pack
Windows
Victorian Legends Pack
Windows
Steampunk Outfit for Evie Free
Windows
Victorian Legends Outfit for Jacob Free
Windows
Streets of London Pack
Windows
The Last Maharaja
Windows
The Dreadful Crimes Not Included in the Season Pass
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\videos.
  2. Delete files UbisoftLogo.bk2 and pc_twimtbp.bk2.
  3. Go to <path-to-game>\videos\ and then go to the locale folder.
  4. Delete files Epilepsy.bk2, PC_WarningSaving.bk2 and warning_disclaimer.bk2.

Unlock cloth physics[edit]

Requires patch v1.31 or higher.
Edit AC.ini[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file location.
  2. Open AC.ini.
  3. Go to the [Options] section.
  4. Change FlexibleMotionSimulationFPS=0 to FlexibleMotionSimulationFPS=1.
  5. Save your changes.

Notes

You may need to add the parameter manually if it does not exist.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Assassin's Creed Syndicate\AC.ini

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Uplay-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\1875\
Steam <Uplay-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\1957\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Uplay

Video settings[edit]

Display Options
Display Options
Graphics Options
Graphics Options
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use Hattiwatti's tool
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
While anti-aliasing options do exist, only FXAA can be used independently, for example, you can not use MSAA X2/X4 or TXAA themselves, you have to use it with FXAA. The current options look like MSAA2/4X + FXAA, or TXAA2/4X + FXAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Cloth physics are locked to 30 FPS[3] (see Unlock cloth physics).
120+ FPS
[1]

Input settings[edit]

Mouse Options
Mouse Options
Gamepad Options
Gamepad Options

Audio settings[edit]

Sound Options
Sound Options
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Tested/received up to 7.0 output.[4]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Czech
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Mexican Spanish
Swedish

Issues unresolved[edit]

Game randomly freezing character[edit]

The game is reported to randomly freeze on dual core systems.

Limit the game FPS to either 55, 45 or similar values[5]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 5
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video 2

Fog removal[edit]

Requires patch v1.31 or higher.
Does not affect on performance.
Edit AC.ini[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file location.
  2. Open AC.ini.
  3. Change Fog=1 to Fog=0.
  4. Save your changes.

Notes

You may need to add the parameter manually if it does not exist.

System requirements[edit]

64-bit only.
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2400S 2.5 GHz
AMD FX-6350 3.9 GHz
Intel Core i7-3770 3.5 GHz
AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 6 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon R9 270
2 GB of VRAM
Shader model 5.0 support
Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 or 970
AMD Radeon R9 280X
3 GB (AMD), 4 GB (Nvidia) of VRAM
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible DirectX 9.0c compatible
Recommended requirements are for 30 FPS with a resolution of 1920x1080. However, the game itself will have no FPS Limiter.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Is Coming to PC in November - UbiBlog - Ubisoft®
  2. Assassin's Creed Syndicate - Patch 1.31 Notes - last accessed on 2015-12-22
    "In the AC.ini file located in “MyDocuments/Assassins Creed Syndicate”, modify the FlexibleMotionSimulationFPS parameter found in the "[OPTIONS]" section as follows:

    ·To enable the cloth setting: FlexibleMotionSimulationFPS=1
    ·To disable the cloth setting: FlexibleMotionSimulationFPS=0

    By default this functionality is disabled. You may need to add the parameter manually.
    "
  3. 30 fps cape? (Assassin's Creed Syndicate PC) - last accessed on 2015-11-17
  4. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up
  5. Fix Carriage Driving Lag/Freezing/Shutter on Assassin's Creed Syndicate (2016) - YouTube