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'Assassin's Creed Shadows' launches on Mac in November

'Assassin's Creed Shadows' launches on Apple Silicon Macs November 15

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Ubisoft's "Assassin's Creed Shadows" will be the first major AAA title to launch simultaneously on Macs with Apple Silicon through the Mac App Store.

Ubisoft's upcoming release of Assassin's Creed Shadows on November 15th marks a significant milestone in the Mac gaming industry. Unlike previous AAA titles that often arrived on macOS long after their initial release, Assassin's Creed Shadows will be available on launch day.

Set for release on November 15th, the game features two main protagonists: a Shinobi assassin and a legendary samurai. The dual-character approach provides diverse gameplay mechanics and storylines, allowing players to switch between stealth and combat-oriented missions.

The narrative unfolds across various Japanese landscapes, immersing players in a richly detailed world inspired by historical events and folklore. Both characters have distinct skill sets and abilities, which can be upgraded through progression, offering a tailored experience depending on the player's preferred playstyle.

Players can use stealth tactics typical of a shinobi or engage in direct combat using the samurai's arsenal of weapons. The game features an open-world environment, encouraging exploration and discovery.

The game's graphics and sound design are enhanced by the capabilities of Apple Silicon, ensuring a visually stunning and immersive experience. Releasing Assassin's Creed Shadows on launch day for Macs with Apple Silicon, Ubisoft, and Apple demonstrates the potential of macOS as a viable gaming platform.

The simultaneous release highlights the capabilities of Apple's M-series chips in handling high-end gaming experiences, further solidifying the company's presence in the gaming industry.

Assassin's Creed Shadows is exclusive to current-generation platforms like the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Luna, notably skipping older consoles like the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Pre-order the game on the Mac App Store today for $69.99.