Assassin's Creed Liberation HD

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Assassin's Creed Liberation HD
Assassin's Creed Liberation HD cover
Developers
Ubisoft Sofia
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
AnvilNext
Release dates
Windows January 15, 2014
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Assassin's Creed
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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
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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
Assassin's Creed Origins 2017

Key points

A remaster of Assassin's Creed III: Liberation's single-player campaign.[1]

General information

PC Report
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

All versions require Uplay DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Bonus Pack
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\videos\
  2. Delete or rename ACLHD_loadingBgr.bik and ubi_logo.bik.
  3. Go into the folder for the game language.
  4. Delete or rename the intro file (e.g. intro_eng.bik for English).

Notes

The Warning Disclaimer file must remain otherwise the game will not go to the Press Any Button title screen.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Assassin's Creed Liberation HD\Assassin4.ini

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Uplay-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\625\
<Uplay-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\632\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Uplay

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF topic.
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF topic.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use jim2point0's cheat table (requires Cheat Engine).[3]
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Can be forced through the graphics card control panel.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Off, Normal, High, Very High. Normal seems to be a post-processing effect while high and very high are much more GPU-intensive.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
Fan translation, Download
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

VR support[edit]

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 ac3lhd_32.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 "<path to the game>\Assassin's Creed Liberation"
start ac3lhd_32.exe
  • Use your actual installation folder and save as a .cmd. Launch it as an administrator.

Notes

To simply this process, create a shortcut to the .cmd and choose Run as an administrator in the shortcut's advanced options (bonus: you can use the game's icon on the shortcut)

FPS drops from 60 to 30 when Vsync is enabled[edit]

The problem here appears to be the same as in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. It is caused by lack of triple buffering in the game.

Use D3DOverrider to force triple buffering[citation needed]

Don't force VSync in D3DOverrider, only triple buffering. Enable VSync in game options (or force it in NVIDIA control panel or NVIDIA Inspector).

You can also try the other workarounds for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

Very low framerate even on capable hardware[edit]

The game has a few abnormal performance issues on some hardware configurations, fixes follow.
Disable AA (potential bugs in the game's implementation), prevent Uplay syncing before and during game execution[4]
  1. Disabling AA which has an abnormal performance hit in this game can help.
  2. If the above fails to fix the issue, disable internet connection before launching the game and maintain until exiting the game. To sync Uplay achievements and saves, enable internet, sync and quit the game then repeat the disabling of the internet connection for normal play.

The gain in framerate for the second fix is very significant and sustained as the loss of framerate seems to be related to Uplay synchronisations slowing the game down on slower/firewalled internet connections leading to highly abnormal drops as Uplay sync fails repeatedly. No progression-related in-game features are affected by this fix as no multiplayer is present in the game and Uplay unlocks are added by the Uplay client in a save outside the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista SP2, 7 SP1, 8, 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 2105 @ 3.1 GHz
AMD Phenom 2 X4 955 @ 3.2 GHz
Intel Core i5 2400S @ 2.5 GHz
AMD FX 4100 @ 3.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
AMD Radeon HD 4870
512 MB of VRAM
Shader model 4 support
Nvidia GeForce GTX 570
AMD Radeon HD 7870
1.25 GB of VRAM
Shader model 5 support

References

  1. How is the Multiplayer? :: Assassin's Creed Liberation General Discussions
  2. Skip Intro Movies :: Assassin's Creed Liberation General Discussions
  3. [GUIDE] Assassin's Creed 3 + Liberation - Dead End Thrills
  4. https://steamcommunity.com/app/260210/discussions/0/630802979199737018/