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[eurogamers] Assassin's Creed 3 PC "will be less buggy than the console versions" at launch

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The upcoming PC version of Assassin's Creed 3 will launch with fewer bugs than the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions, Ubisoft has reassured.

A new patch is in the works to squash glitches on all versions. It will be the second title update for the game following a meaty patch available day-one.

The PC will launch with both of these patches included, Assassin's Creed 3 community man Gabe Graziani said during a Reddit developer Q&A.

"[The PC version] will include all of the console patches out at the time (so, that includes any patches we might be releasing in between now and PC launch). In addition, PC has a special patch designed to ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible.

"We've added extra DX11 support for the PC version, so you'll notice some significant increases in texture resolution (double-res in most cases, but quadruple in some), tessellation (which is like, the new DX11 hotness) and some other shader improvements that will have an impact, but aren't all that sexy to enumerate in a Reddit post, hehe.

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http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-11-14-assassins-creed-3-pc-will-be-less-buggy-than-the-console-versions-at-launch
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Why not just post to the original reddit Q&A? That way you have less possible bias or missing information.

http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/134w2f/iama_developer_on_assassins_creed_iii_ask_me/

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Pc player here, so I havent gotten a chance to play Ac3 yet, but I do have a couple questions
1. Why is the pc release date delayed? Not complaining, just curious mostly
2. Since there was a delay do you think the Pc version will be less buggy at all? I have heard some complaints about bugs.
3. will the dlc be available for pc players
4. Who is your favorite assassin and why?
thanks for doing this ama! Can't wait for the 20th!
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1. Not actually delayed, but that's being kind of nit-picky... really, we've added a lot more detail to the PC version and support for DX11. Stuff that we didn't really need to think about for the console versions. Considering the amount we're adding, you aren't really going to end up waiting all that long (not even a month!)
2. So, the PC version will come with additional patches, both those that have been or are just about to be released on consoles as well as some specific for the PC. I would say it will be less buggy than the console versions AT CONSOLE LAUNCH, but that the console and PC versions will be comparable at PC launch.
3. Yes.
4. Ezio, although Connor is a close second, because Ezio is more charming, hehe.

Edited by hak8or - 11/14/12 at 4:06am
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now um more hyped....bring it OOOON
     
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OMG! I'm so excited. (1st post. lol)
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Happy to wait an extra 20 days over the console guys for a clearly improved and more stable version thumb.gif
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This may be the first Assassin's Creed I will buy. I tested PS3 version and it looked very good for console game, I'd imagine on PC it will be beautiful. Just bought Xbox 360 pad for computer too.
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Good to hear they're making an effort. thumb.gif
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When will this be released? cant wait for it!
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Woooooooooot wheee.gif Can't freakin wait !!
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no thanks, its all a grindfest with same type missions one after the other
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