Assassin's Creed II PC date, price and specs revealed

After two months of the game’s availability on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Ubisoft has dated the PC version of Assassin’s Creed II for March 5 in Europe and March 16 in North America.

Like the original before, it will be labeled as a “Director’s Cut”, packaging the full game and its two DLC episodes coming to the consoles, The Battle of Flori and Bonfire of the Vanities, for $59.99. In addition to the standard edition, a “Black Edition” for the PC will also be released by the developer for $64.99, with added extras that aren’t specified.

Ubisoft has also posted the system requirements for the Renaissance-based action-adventure game.

Minimum Configuration: 

  • SUPPORTED OS: Windows XP (32-64 bits) /Windows Vista®(32-64 bits)/Windows 7 (32-64 bits)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHZ or AMD Athlon X2 64 2.4GHZ RAM: 1.5 GB Windows XP / 2 GB Windows Vista - Windows 7
  • Video Card: 256 MB DirectX 9.0–compliant card with Shader Model 3.0 or higher
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0 –compliant sound card DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0
  • Hard Drive Space: 8 GB
  • Peripherals Supported: Keyboard, mouse, optional controller

Recommended Configuration: 

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ or better
  • Video Card: GeForce 8800 GT or ATI Radeon HD 4700 or better
  • Sound: 5.1 sound card
  • Peripherals: Keyboard, mouse, joystick optional (Xbox 360 Controller for Windows recommended)
  • Supported Video Cards at Time of Release: ATI RADEON X1950, HD 2000/3000/4000/5000 series NVIDIA GeForce 7/8/9/100/200 series
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