Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Minimum and Recommended PC Specs Confirmed

Assassin's Creed Syndicate will be released for PC on November 19th, it's been out on console for the last several weeks, and Ubisoft has now released the game's minimum and recommended system requirements.

PC Gamer reports that the minumum specs are: 

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64bit versions)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 2400s @ 2.5 GHz or AMD FX 6350 @ 3.9 GHz
  • RAM: 6GB or more for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon R9 270 (2GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0)
  • DirectX: DirectX June 2010 Redistributable
  • Sound: DirectX compatible sound card with latest drivers

While you'll need to meet the following requirements to get the most out of the game: 

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64bit versions only)
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 (4GB) or the newer GTX 970 (4GB) or AMD Radeon R9 280X (3GB) or better
  • DirectX: DirectX June 2010 Redistributable
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card with latest drivers
  • Hard Drive: 50 GB available space

Ubisoft also issued a technical note, commenting, "For a recommended experience, the game requires a video card with at least 3GB of VRAM when playing at a full HD resolution. While we encourage you to fiddle with the advanced options to fully customize your gaming experience, please keep an eye out for the VRAM meter usage when you adjust these settings."

Ubisoft recently revealed that week one sales of Syndicate were lower than last year's Unity, with the publisher blaming that game's myriad issues for its successors lower debut. However, second week sales did pick up significantly and they expect performance to remain strong thanks to favourable word of mouth.