Assassin's Creed Unity

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Assassin's Creed Unity
Assassin's Creed Unity cover
Developers
Ubisoft Montreal
Windows Ubisoft Ukraine
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
AnvilNext 2.0
Release dates
Windows November 11, 2014
Assassin's Creed Unity at Wikipedia
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General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

All versions require Uplay DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

This game has in-game micro-transactions (not listed below).[1]
Name Notes
Season Pass Includes DLC and Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China. No longer sold.[2]
Windows
Chemical Revolution Extra in-game mission
Windows
Dead Kings Released as a free download, added automatically when updating the game. Required for Update 1.5.0.[2]
Windows

Companion app[edit]

The Assassin's Creed Unity Companion provides access to maps, challenges and once provided access to outfits. The outfits can now be unlocked with patch 1.5.0 and no longer requires the Companion App.[3] The app is available for Windows, iOS, and Android.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\videos.
  2. Rename files UbisoftLogo.bk2 and pc_TWIMTBP.bk2.
  3. Then in the <path-to-game>\videos\your locale folder rename files warning_disclaimer.bk2 and pc_WarningSaving.bk2.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Assassin's Creed Unity\ACU.ini

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Uplay-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\720\
Steam <Uplay-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\857\
Russian-only version has different ID - 944 or 945[citation needed]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Uplay

Video settings[edit]

Graphic Options
Graphic Options
Advanced Graphic Options
Advanced Graphic Options

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Keys have hard-coded other functions - e.g. Free Look also performs Quick Shot.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Newer DualShock 4 controllers are not supported natively.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
5.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game pauses on focus lost.

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Czech
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op

Connection types

Issues fixed[edit]

Crash after 15 minutes on Windows 10[edit]

May be caused by a weird interaction between one version of XAudio2_7.dll and the on-screen keyboard service.
Check if this is indeed the cause of the crash with Windows error log[citation needed]
  1. Open the Start menu, type msinfo32, and press Enter.
  2. In Software Environment\Windows Error Reporting look for entries with ACU.exe and check that the faulty module is XAudio2_7.dll.
Stop TabTip.exe[citation needed]
  • Stop the TabTip.exe process, also referred to as Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Helper, before launching the game.

Notes

To simplify this process, create a batch command to run the game.
taskkill /f /im "tabtip.exe"
cd /d "{{P|game}}\Assassin's Creed Unity"
start ACU.exe
  • Use your actual installation folder and save as a .cmd. Launch it as an administrator.
To simply this process, create a shortcut to the .cmd and choose Run as an administrator in the shortcut's advanced options.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio Wwise
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1, 8, 8.1 (64-bit only)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3 GHz
AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 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 680
AMD Radeon HD 7970
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Shader model 5.0 support
Nvidia GeForce GTX 780
AMD Radeon R9 290X
3 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Shader model 5.0 support

References

  1. News: Assassin's Creed: Unity won't be "compromised" by its microtransactions - Total Xbox.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 Assassins Creed Unity Offer FAQ - Assassin's Creed Unity Updates | Ubisoft (US)
  3. Assassin’s Creed Unity Companion App FAQ - UbiBlog - Ubisoft®
  4. Gabriel Graziani on Twitter: "@thewhitestigvk @VolumeRX @assassinscreed No caps."