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Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection tech analysis

Posted on December 17, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Two more Assassin’s Creed games recently made their way to Switch. Ubisoft launched Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection, which contains Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed Rogue.

Digital Foundry published a video today examining Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection from a technical perspective. We have a summary of tidbits shared below.

– Dynamic 1080p resolution when docked
– Can drop to around 900p in Black Flag
– Can drop to 828p in Rogue
– 720p dynamic resolution in portable mode
– Limited anti-aliasing
– Based on last-gen instead of more recent versions
– Switch version of Black Flag runs at high-quality ambient occlusion compared to last-gen
– Better texture filtering on Switch as well
– Superior shadows
– Textures, vegetation quality, NPC counts, reflection quality same as last-gen
– Blocky shadowing replaced with clearer lines
– Sharper textures on the whole
– Low bit rate audio on Switch
– 30 frames per second
– Mini-map appears to run at half the frame rate
– Frame rate just slightly better on Switch, but frame pacing is a factor in both modes

Here’s the full analysis from Digital Foundry:

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