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Assassin's Creed III Remastered - Wii U Vs. Switch comparison

Which one comes out on top?

While the Wii U might be dead-and-buried as far as new titles go, its name is kept alive through Switch port comparisons. Check out the video above to see how the Switch version of Assassin's Creed III Remastered compares to the Wii U port.

Assassin's Creed III Remastered - More Switch footage

In Assassin’s Creed III Remastered, relive the American Revolution and play as Connor, the warrior son of a Native American mother and British father. As the bloody revolution draws near, your clan is threatened by a powerful group seeking to crush the American Revolution and control the thirteen colonies. After the devastation of your village, you pledge your life to preserve freedom. Unleash your deadly skills in a decades-long quest that will take you from the chaotic city streets to blood-soaked battlefields in the hostile American wilderness and beyond. Explore colonial Boston, New York, the frontier and various epic naval missions, meeting legendary American heroes as you conspire to annihilate all those who threaten liberty.

Relive the American revolution in Assassin's Creed III Remastered, available now on Switch

Viva la revolution!

SAN FRANCISCO — May 21, 2019 — Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed® III Remastered, including Assassin’s Creed® Liberation Remastered, is now available for the Nintendo Switch™ system. Additionally, all solo DLC from the original game will be included: Benedict Arnold missions, Hidden Secrets and The Tyranny of King Washington.

Developed by Ubisoft Chengdu and Ubisoft Barcelona, Assassin’s Creed III Remastered takes full advantage of the capabilities of the Nintendo Switch, featuring a touch screen interface, motion-control aiming, optimized HUD and HD rumble. Additionally, gameplay mechanics and ergonomics have been improved for an optimal gaming experience.

In Assassin’s Creed III Remastered, relive the American Revolution and play as Connor, the warrior son of a Native American mother and British father. As the bloody revolution draws near, your clan is threatened by a powerful group seeking to crush the American Revolution and control the thirteen colonies. After the devastation of your village, you pledge your life to preserve freedom. Unleash your deadly skills in a decades-long quest that will take you from the chaotic city streets to blood-soaked battlefields in the hostile American wilderness and beyond. Explore colonial Boston, New York, the frontier and various epic naval missions, meeting legendary American heroes as you conspire to annihilate all those who threaten liberty.

Assassin’s Creed III Remastered includes Assassin’s Creed Liberation Remastered, which tells the unforgettable journey that takes Aveline from the crowded streets of New Orleans to voodoo-haunted swamps and ancient Mayan ruins. Assassin’s Creed III Remastered is available for $39.99 on Nintendo Switch.

For more information on Assassin’s Creed III Remastered, please visit assassinscreed.com.

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Assassin's Creed III Remastered - Switch footage

Assassin’s Creed III is on Nintendo Switch for the first time and, based on players’ feedback, gameplay mechanics have been improved, with several features being revamped.

Spanish retailers reveal Assassin's Creed III Remastered preorder bonuses

Posters, lanyards, and more

A pair of Spanish retailers have revealed their preorder bonuses for Assassin's Creed III Remastered on Switch. GAME Spain will be offering up a double-sided poster, while those who purchase through XtraLife will receive a lanyard with clear case. Assassin's Creed III Remastered launches on May 21st, 2019.

Assassin's Creed III Remastered - Switch handheld footage

The year is 1775. The American colonies are about to revolt. You are Connor, an assassin who has sworn to secure liberty for his people and his nation. To do so, you will hunt your enemies across a staggeringly large, open, and realistic world. You will unleash your lethal skills in a violent quest that will take you from chaotic city streets to blood-soaked battlefields in the hostile American wilderness and beyond. You will meet legendary heroes of American history, and together you will conspire to annihilate those who threaten Liberty itself.

Assassin's Creed III Remastered: "Revisiting a Revolution for the Series" video feature

Assassin’s Creed III Remastered lets players once again sprint through the treetops and cut through Redcoats with a tomahawk, and this time with Assassin’s Creed Liberation Remastered along for the ride. But what made these games special in the first place? Whether you’re revisiting them or discovering them for the first time, here’s a look at what these games brought to the table – and how they changed the course of Assassin’s Creed history.

Ubisoft details changes and additions for Assassin's Creed III Remastered for Switch

Motion controls, HD Rumble, and more

Believe it or not, Ubisoft is going to implement some Switch-specific features for the upcoming Assassin's Creed III Remastered. Check out the official blurb on included updates below.

This release will include the improved ergonomics and gameplay mechanics and also make use of exclusive Switch features such as game menus accessible via the touch screen interface, Motion Control that ensures an intuitive controlled feeling during distant weapon aiming, and a specific UI design that provides HUD adaptation for different display modes (docked or Handheld gameplay).

While not mentioned in the blurb above, the official Nintendo.com listing also notes that the game will utilize HD Rumble. How well it'll be integrated and what aspects will use it remain to be seen.

Assassin's Creed III Remastered confirmed for Switch release in Japan


A few days back, we were wondering whether Assassin's Creed III Remastered would hit the Switch in Japan. Today Ubisoft sets any worry aside by confirming the Japanese release, which is due out May 23rd, 2019. The game is priced at ¥5,184 for both the physical and digital version.

Assassin's Creed III Remastered - cover art

Relive the American Revolution or experience it for the first time in Assassin's Creed III Remastered, with enhanced graphics and improved gameplay mechanics. Plus, Assassin's Creed III Liberation Remastered and all solo DLC content are included.

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