First official Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered details; new lighting rendering system, characters, textures and more

Ubisoft has revealed the first official details for the remastered version of Assassin’s Creed 3 that is included in the Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey Season Pass. According to its official page, this remastered version comes with a new lighting rendering system, new character models, new textures and a denser crowd.

Here are the key graphical/tech features of Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered:

  • Resolution upscale allowing you to play in 4K & HDR on PS4 Pro, Xbox One X and PC, and 1080p on PS4 and Xbox One.
  • Higher resolution textures
  • New character models
  • New lighting rendering system : Physically Based Rendering
  • Denser crowd, environments and VFX

Furthermore, Ubisoft has improved some gameplay mechanics with several features being revamped or tweaked based on players’ feedback.

Assassin’s Creed III Remastered features the following content:

  • Benedict Arnold Missions
    A set of four memories contained the Assassin Connor’s efforts to expose Benedict Arnold’s plan to hand over West Point to the British Army.
  • Hidden Secrets Pack
    3 missions for an additional hour of gameplay, taking you from the Lost Mayan Ruins to the high seas. Each success is rewarded with an in-game weapon! Players will also receive 2 single-player skins including the original uniform of the Captain of the Aquila and the traditional Colonial Assassin
  • Tyranny of King Washington (all episodes: The Infamy, The Betrayal, The Redemption)
    A 3-part story exploring an alternate reality in which George Washington goes mad with unlimited power, foregoing Presidency to rule as tyrannical King. In this alternate world, Connor is and remains Ratonhnhakéton. Having never become an Assassin, he must endure new trials, acquiring the skills he’ll need to take down a possessed Washington and win freedom for his land once and for all.
  • Assassin’s Creed Liberation Remastered (full game)
    Assassin’s Creed Liberation Remastered tells the unforgettable journey that will take Aveline from the crowded streets of New Orleans to voodoo-haunted swamps and ancient Mayan ruins. Also in 4K for Xbox One X and PS4 Pro and 1080 and Xbox One and PS4 with improved lighting, environment and VFX.

Ubisoft has not revealed when this remastered version of Assassin’s Creed 3 will come out, though according to its UPLAY page it will be coming soon.