Ubisoft “Had to Wait for the Technology to Catch Up” to Make Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’s Victorian London

on September 13, 2015 10:02 AM

By now, we all know Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is set in a beautiful Victorian London. A setting that has a lot of details for Ubisoft to take care of like carriages, tall buildings and wide streets.

Creative director Marc-Alexis Côté said that they didn’t want to go there until the right technology became available, and that’s why they “had to wait for the technology to catch up,” due to the current generation.

“We had to wait for the technology to catch up, it’s like we really wanted to build what I call ‘modern London’, which is actually Victorian London and the Industrial Revolution. I feel like the technology was not there to build a pretty city. All the carriages, all the people, those taller buildings, the wider streets; they take a lot of computing power, and we’re there now.”

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate releases on October 23 for the PS4 and Xbox One, and on November 19 for the PC.

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