Assassin’s Creed Shadows will not be available on last-gen consoles

May 13, 2024 by No Comments


When Assassin’s Creed Shadows launches later this year, it will mark a new era for the franchise, as it won’t be released on last-gen consoles.

According to multiple arguments, Including from the important internal Shinobi602, Assassin’s Creed Shadows will not be released on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. That means the game will only be available on PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. The latest Assassin’s Creed games won’t be available on the platform after those consoles launched in 2013.

Last year Assassin’s Creed Mirage was released on all platforms except the Nintendo Switch.

Back in 2022, Ubisoft was mentioned first Assassin’s Creed games starting with Red, now Shadows, will be built for “current-gen consoles.”

“Starting with Assassin’s Creed codenamed RED, games will be built exclusively for current-gen consoles; The extra time in between will allow development teams to refine their Anvil engine to deliver a more polished experience,” the company said.

Assassin’s Creed Shadows is slated to launch in the fall of 2024. The game’s first official cinematic trailer is coming on May 15, with full gameplay planned for Ubisoft Forward on June 10.


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