2015’s Assasin’s Creed Syndicate re4ceived a surprise update this week by Ubisoft who released version 1.5 which adds PS4 Pro support. However initial reviews are not favorable, as it appears that there is little to no difference, and the game looking pretty much the same as it did before.
The news comes via NeoGAF user Blackthorn , who goes on to state that only the HUD Resolution has improved, and the rest of the game looks weird. While many others are saying that the game looks worse than the original with the update.
Here are the Patch Notes Courtesy of Ubisoft Forums
The patch will add the dynamic 4K gaming support for the PlayStation®4 Pro.
The size of the patch will differ from base version or version 1.40 and will be the following sizes:
- From Base Version: Approx. 760 MB
- From Version 1.40: Approx.175 MB
Additional Patch Information:
- For users with a 4K TV, the game will be rendered to 4K from native 2K rendering.
- For users without a 4K TV, the game will be rendered in 1080p.
- Framerate will be more consistent, but still capped at 30 FPS.
Syndicate is not the only game to receive a PS4 pro update patch as recently the Ezio collection was also update to support the new console. The games patch added 4K dynamic rendering, though no specifics were shared by Ubisoft regarding any visual improvements.
Assasin’s Creed Syndicate was released last year, and was a departure from the previous installments tried and tested formula, and featured two new protagonists Jacob and Evie Frye. Its currently available on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
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