Dad dot info
DAD.info form. Ask questions, get answers
DAD.info | Lifestyle | Tech & Gaming | Gaming | Assassin’s Creed creators apologise for bug-filled release

Assassin’s Creed creators apologise for bug-filled release

“I want to sincerely apologise,” says chief developer, as free content is offered to those who’ve bought the game

The head of the team that developed Assassin’s Creed Unity has apologised for the bugs that have blighted the newly released game.

“At launch, the overall quality of the game was diminished by bugs and unexpected technical issues,” wrote Yannis Mallat, CEO of Ubisoft Montreal & Toronto, in an email to customers.

“I want to sincerely apologise on behalf of Ubisoft and the entire Assassin’s Creed team.”

He promised everyone who has bought Unity will get the first downloadable expansion pack for free, while those who bought some of the special editions will also get a free game.

Unity was released on 11 November, and as soon as it came out gamers started commenting on a litany of major bugs and flaws in the game.

Players have experienced bugs that included characters disappearing through the floor and becoming stuck inside background objects, as well as seeing characters’ faces disappear. There have also been numerous complaints about the game running at too low a speed.

Since the game’s release, Ubisoft has released several patches to tackle the problems gamers are facing with Unity. However, conversation on its website suggests it is a long way from fully fixing the game.

As a result of the disastrous launch, Ubisoft is making the upcoming Dead Kings downloadable content free for anyone with a copy of Unity.

Those who bought either the Season Pass or the Gold Edition of the game will also be treated to a free game. These gamers can choose from the following Ubisoft titles:

 – The Crew
 – Far Cry 4
 – Watch Dogs
 – Assassin’s Creed Black Flag
 – Rayman Legends
 – Just Dance 2015

Related entries

Is Twitch dangerous for my kids?

Is Twitch dangerous for my kids?

According to the NSPCC, 200,000 children have been sent or asked to send sexualised images online. You will have heard of Snapchat, Instagram, Messenger, Twitter but the NSPCC claims Twitch (a site Dad.info wasn’t aware of) has live streaming capacities that make it...

Is Twitch dangerous for my kids?

5 Best Family Video Game Picks This Christmas

We've teamed up with video gaming website, Everybody Plays, to bring you five top family picks for Christmas...  If you’re anything like us, video games have always played a big part in your Christmas morning – but when you’re a dad, they provide two very...

Is Twitch dangerous for my kids?

Five family-friendly games to look out for this year

The coming year is set to be an epic one for gaming, and it's not just big budget shooters to look forward to. There's also a great selection of family-friendly titles incoming, on all of the major console platforms. We've picked out five of those we're most excited...

Latest entries

The value of praise

The value of praise

As parents we all want to raise happy, confident children. Receiving praise is an important part of boosting their self esteem, and giving it in the right way is important. Look beyond achievements and focus elsewhere Firstly, it's important to look beyond winning or...

Pin It on Pinterest