Assassin’s Creed Unity: You Need To Be In The 1% To Play It

Assassin’s Creed Unity is looking amazing. And there’s only one criterion you need to meet in order to play it.

That’s right, folks. Assassin’s Creed Unity is exclusively for the 1%, thanks to some extreme system requirements. If your PC is able to run this game, you’re a rich gamer. Simple as that.

Assassin’s Creed Unity System Requirements


64-bit operating system

Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8/8.1 (64bit versions only)

Minimum Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.3 GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0 GHz or AMD Phenom II x4 940 @ 3.0 GHz

Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0 GHz or better

6 GB RAM Min’ 8GB Recomended

Video Card minimum: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 or AMD Radeon HD 7970 (2 GB VRAM) (available on Amazon: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 2048MB GDDR5, DVI, DVI-D, HDMI, DisplayPort, 4-way SLI Ready Graphics Card Graphics Cards 02G-P4-2680-KR

Video Card Recommended: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 or AMD Radeon R9 290X (3 GB VRAM)

DirectX Version 11

Sound Card :  DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card with latest drivers

Hard Drive Space : 50 GB


Multiplayer: 256 kbps or faster broadband connection

Laptop versions of video cards may not work.



Okay so the 50GB is fairly standard for games in the Assassin’s Creed series, even though it is still a lot. But the video card?! A freaking NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 as minimum?!  Call of Duty Advanced Warfare required an NVIDIA GTS 450. And even then you were actually able to play the game on older tech.

Yup. If you want to play Assassin’s Creed Unity on PC, you’d better darned sure be among the 1%, or have spent about 90% of your income on your PC.




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