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Post by Dan @ 10:57am 23/02/11 | 13 Comments
It's been a long wait for PC gamers since the November console launch of Assassin's Creed Brotherhood (AusGamers 8.9/10), and before today "March 2011" was all we knew. Ubisoft have now cleared things up however, with an official press release describing the desktop version in detail and a new trailer to boot.

Now officially slated for March 17 2011, The game will ship with a couple of collector's edition variants. PC holdouts will also be happy to hear that all editions of the game include the Abstergo Project Update 1.0 and 2.0 and The Da Vinci Disappearance DLC out of the box.

You can find a detailed breakdown on the contents of the Codex and Auditore Editions as well as the system requirements in the official press release.

Check out the new trailer embeded below or click here for the 720P option.






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ravn0s
Posted 11:33am 23/2/11
already preordered on steam so i get upgraded to deluxe version for free :)
step
Posted 12:52pm 23/2/11
Any news on their DRM?

I felt sorry for the people who bought the game and couldn't play it for basically a week in AC2.
blaze0041
Posted 01:17pm 23/2/11
Rumours say the DRM will not require a permanent internet connection. There hasn't been any outright statement from Ubisoft regarding this... yet.
deus
Posted 01:20pm 23/2/11
would love to get the limited codex edition, but running a wireless connection in the house that has occasional dropouts, if it needs a perm connection i'll be steering clear unfortunately.
ravn0s
Posted 01:33pm 23/2/11
Any news on their DRM?


i read there's an initial login (im guessing when you first install), then you can play offline from there on.
Enska
Posted 02:37pm 23/2/11
Haha, gee that DRM lasted long. what ACII, Splinter Cell and Silenthunter had it? lols, Ubi got pwnt
bulldog
Posted 04:00pm 23/2/11
Ubi forums mention it's playable offline after an initial login, they haven't specified wether it's a one time activation or every time you launch, I'm gueesing it's every time.

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/4811054957/m/6811098728?r=3871087119#3871087119
Crakaveli
Posted 04:21pm 23/2/11
Never finished the first assassins creed, controls were so odd but i'm guessing it was intended to be played with a controller.
Lewk
Posted 08:52pm 23/2/11
Why they just can't use steamworks is beyond me.
Eorl
Posted 09:25pm 23/2/11
The upcoming PC release of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (which was released on console last year) will only ask that users be connected to the internet once, when first installing the game. After that, the singleplayer portions will be entirely playable in offline mode.

Source: http://kotaku.com/#!5767888/the-worlds-stupidest-drm-takes-a-well+deserved-break
Trauma
Posted 02:54am 24/2/11
I had no issues with AC 1 & 2 on keyboard+mouse Cracka, you get used to it pretty fast. And thx for that link Eorl.
step
Posted 01:47pm 24/2/11
The upcoming PC release of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (which was released on console last year) will only ask that users be connected to the internet once, when first installing the game. After that, the singleplayer portions will be entirely playable in offline mode.
Awesome, it's actually worthwhile to buy then.

Previous DRM was atrocious.
Trauma
Posted 04:01pm 27/2/11
Yea I'm getting this cuz they removed the DRM.
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