All Assassin’s Creed Games in Order [UPDATED 2021]

Do you want to play all the Assassin’s Creed games in order? In this article, we’re going to look at all the Assassin’s Creed games released from 2007 to now.

Assassin’s Creed is a third-person action-adventure video game series set across various periods. All the games in this series offer massive open-world environments. Players can explore the world, doing side activities and quests, assassinating targets, and much more. Since the first game in 2007, the series has evolved significantly till now. Below all the Assassin’s Creed games are listed in order.

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Quick List of All Assassin’s Creed Games In Order

  • Assassin’s Creed (2007)
  • Assassin’s Creed II (2009)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood (2010)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (2011)
  • Assassin’s Creed III (2012)
  • Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (2013)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Rogue (2014)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Unity (2014)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (2015)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Origins (2017)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey (2018)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla (2021)

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All Assassin’s Creed Games in order by released Date

1. Assassin’s Creed (2007)

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This is the first instalment of this popular series. The players take control of a bartender, Desmond Miles. The game begins very mysteriously by having Desmond being subjected to a sci-fi experiment in Abstergo Industries facility. The experiment was focused on the memory simulation device known as the Animus. The Animus lets anyone access memories of their ancestors as well as revisit past events.

The game was then set into the period of 1191. Let player takes control as well as explore the past and historical events. Players are handed control of an assassin called Altair Ibn-La’Ahad. An assassin who was legendary during the time. The story’s missions include exploring a variety of large cities, including Masyaf, Jerusalem, Acre, and Damascus.

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After failing on an initial task, Altair is stripped of his status and ordered to track down nine targets from the organization known as The Knights Templar in the region. Altair then uncovers disturbing information about prehistoric civilization.

System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: Dual-core processor 2.6 GHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: 256 MB DirectX 10.0 compliant video card

2. Assassin’s Creed 2 (2009)

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The Assassin’s Creed 2 is the direct sequel of the first game. The event starts with the same modern-day era. Desmond Miles joined a team of underground assassins. Using the Animus he again tries to discover more information about his ancestors.

This time the story takes place in the Italian Renaissance period. Players now handed control over the main protagonist Ezio Auditore da Firenze. When he learned his father and brothers are murdered on a false accusation, he began to seek revenge. He then started to become an assassin with the help of his uncle Mario.

As the game takes place in the Italian historic time, players explore many locations of Italian like Florence and Froli. During Ezio’s adventure, he meets with the legendary Leonardo de Vinci. He then helps Ezio by creating all sorts of new weapons.

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By considering the criticism from the last game, the gameplay and mechanics have been improved by quite a bit. Make the gaming experience more enjoyable.

System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: Intel Core2 Duo E6700 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: 512 MB DirectX 10.0 compliant video card

3. Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood (2010)

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After getting huge success in Assassin’s Creed 2, the development has begun for Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood with the direct continuation of Ezio’s story. The story takes place after the event of Assassin’s Creed 2. The modern-day assassins Desmond, Lucy, and the rest of the others escape the Templars and hide in the Villa Auditore ruins.

As the game is a direct follow-up to the last game, Desmond revisits the memories of Ezio. After finding the Apple of Eden, Ezio and his uncle are ready to flee the city of Rome. After returning home Cesare Borgia kills Ezio’s uncle and takes the Apple back.

Ezio set out to rebuild the assassin brotherhood’s former strength and assassinate the target from Templars and Cesare’s organization. After acquiring Apple again. After Desmond awaken, he now learns the location and attempts to recover it.

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System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: Intel Core2 Duo E6700 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: 512 MB DirectX 10.0 compliant video card GeForce 8800 GT or ATI Radeon HD 4700

4. Assassin’s Creed Revelations (2011)

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Keep continuing Ezio’s storyline, Ubisoft launched Assassin’s Creed Revelation. This is also the final chapter of Ezio’s storyline. The game picks up where the Brotherhood left off. Once again player takes control over Ezio. The story takes place during the 1500 period in Constantinople.

The adventure leads Ezio to the assassin’s fortress from the very first game. There is discovered an artifact hidden behind a secret door that only is opened by some special keys. Ezio exposes corruption and takedown Templar’s leader throughout the city and hunts for the key.

The gameplay and combat mechanics are pretty much the same as in the last game. However, a few things have been added to the game like a hook blade, bombs, and tower defence minigame.

System Requirements For PC

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  • CPU: Intel Core2 Duo E6700 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: 512 MB DirectX 10.0 compliant video card GeForce 8800 GT or ATI Radeon HD 4700

5. Assassin’s Creed 3 (2012)

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Assassin’s Creed 3 introduced whole new settings, characters, locations, and the conclusion to Desmond’s storyline. This time the story takes place during the 18th century of the American revolution. The game features enhanced graphics, improved gameplay mechanics, a more smooth combat system, new encounters mechanics, and much more.

The story picks up directly after where the Revelation was ended. Desmond, his father, and the rest of the gang find a precursor vault in New York. After gaining access to it, Desmond once again placed in the Animus. The players now landed in the period of 1750s England. Where they take control of a leader of Templar named Haytham Kenway.

After the introductory sequence, the control shifted to Haytham’s son Ratonhnhaké:ton aka Connor. The game now then proceeds with different stages of Connor’s childhood. Soon the Templars attack Connor’s village. Connor was out for taking revenge, he came to a retired assassin named Charles Lee. Charles agreed to train Connor to become an assassin.

System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: Intel Core2 Duo E8200 2.66Ghz or AMD Athlon II X4 620 2.6Ghz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: 512 MB DirectX 10.0 compliant video card

6. Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag(2013)

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Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag is quite different from the previous AC games. Even though Assassin’s Creed’s core gameplay mechanics are there, but most of the focus massively shifts to sailing the Caribbean in a pirate ship. After Desmond died in the previous game, Absergo hired an unnamed person for the test, which lead us to Edward Kenway’s memory.

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Edward Kenway was the grandfather of Ratonhnhaké:ton aka Connor from the last game. Edward is an interesting character and interested more in piracy than any assassin’s ideology. He uncovers that Templars are attempts to disrupt the pirate operation, Edward and his crew then set out to for searching the Observatory.

AC 4 Black flag not really much do to advancing the storyline, rather engaged us more in the naval warfare gameplay. This is not bad, the pirate theme itself was unique and quite fun to play in the whole Assassin’s Creed series.

System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon II X4 620 2.6 GHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: 512 MB DirectX 10.0 compliant video card

7. Assassin’s Creed: Rogue (2014)

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In this installment, we are introduced to a new assassin named Shay Patrick Cormac. Shay was a new recruit in the Colonial Brotherhood of Assassins, who was tasked to recover one of Eden hidden in temples around the world.

When he discovers a Piece of Eden is in a temple names Lisbon, he then set out to retrieve it. Recovering the Eden causes an earthquake. He then refuses to work with the Colonial Brotherhood of Assassins.

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AC Rogue doesn’t really introduce anything new in terms of gameplay. The gameplay is mostly sailing the sheep through arctic water, navigating around icebergs, and making your way through thick layers of frozen water.

System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon II X4 620 2.6 GHz
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: 1024 MB DirectX 10.0 compliant video card

8. Assassin’s Creed: Unity (2014)

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Assassin’s Creed Unity is highly inspired by having the concept of Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood’s multiple assassins working together. Thus the development focus was to build cooperative gameplay. Unity takes place after the event of Rogue. 

Players are taking control of Charles Dorian’s son Arno Dorian. The story focuses on the relation between Arno Dorian and Elise De La Serre. Elise is the childhood friend of Arno and also the daughter of Templar Grand Master.

After Grand Master’s death, Arno was suspected of being in this incident and falsely accused as Grand Master’s murderer. Arno’s then put up in a prison. After escaping from prison he starts his training to become an assassin and joined the Assassin’s Brotherhood.

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The unity has a solid storyline with more challenging and engaging gameplay. Unity also brings the vibes of RPG-like elements. For example, players can now customize the character, the different weapon has different damage, strength, etc.

System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3 GHz or AMD Phenom II x4 940 3.0 GHz or AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: GeForce GTX 680 or AMD Radeon HD 7970

9. Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (2015)

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The previous game Unity has received a lot of critics and negative reviews. With that keeping in mind Assassin’s Creed Syndicate includes a cohesive story, an interesting world to explore, and the first game to introduce a playable female assassin. 

AC Syndicate takes place during the time of the industrial revolution in London. Players are taken control of two twin assassins, Jacob and Evie Frye. Already been members of assassins, their goal is to stop a Templar threat in London. Both Jacob and Evie have very interesting personalities with different styles of approach in assassin.

Jacob is more like past Assassin’s Creed characters Ezio and Arno, with a high attitude and more direct with his intents. On the other hand, Evie is focused on a quiet and stealthy approach. Players can able to switch between characters and tackle different objectives.

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System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: Intel Core i5 2400s 2.5 GHz or AMD FX 6350 3.9 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R9 280X

10. Assassin’s Creed: Origins (2017)

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Assassin’s Creed Origin’s new Egyptian adventure surpassed the expectations and revive from the stagnation which was building in this series. AC Origin has a massive new open world, much-enhanced graphics, a completely new game mechanics with more RPG concepts.

The story takes place in ancient Egypt during the period between the Macedonian Empire and the Ptolemaic Kingdom. Players take control of a Medjay named Bayek. His beginning story is more tragic. Bayek’s son Khemu being hostage by a group of masked men in the temple of Amun. There Bayek was forced to open a vault using the Apple of Eden. In this whole scene, Bayek accidentally kills his son.

After that event, his goal is to take vengeance against those who are responsible. During his mission, he travels between various civilizations, locations like Siwa and Alexandria. The main theme of the whole story is in the title, explaining the origin behind Assassin’s Brotherhood.

System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: Intel Core i7- 3770 3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R9 280X

11. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey (2018)

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Much like Origins, the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey offers massive open-world and RPG elements. The Odyssey takes place in ancient Greece settings. Players can choose from two characters in the game, Kassandra and Alexios. Regardless of the character, the main protagonist is the descendant of the spartan king Leondias.

The plot started with the battle of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta. Odyssey is the first title in the whole Assassin’s Creed which the story doesn’t focus much on the conflict between Assassins and Templars.

The open-world environment is as ambitious as the last game. With massive draw distance and tons of activity and various locations to explore. Players can now choose between dialogue to make a relationship between NPCs.

System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz or Ryzen 5 1400 or Intel Core i7-3770 3.5 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: AMD Radeon R9 290 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970

12. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla (2020)

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is the 12th major entry in the series. Much like the previous two entries in the series, Valhalla features a massive open-world experience with RPG mechanics. This time the game takes you back to the 9th-century of Norway. Players take control of a Viking rider named Eivor Varinsdottir, who fights for peace and liberty.

Besides the main story, there are numerous side-quest to do in the world. Similar to Odyssey, Valhalla also lets the player choose between a male and female character. Or the game itself can switch between characters in the key moments.

Players have lots of options to customize their character. For example, hair, clothing, tattoos, etc. Players can collect a variety of weapons, armours, shields. Each piece of gear is unique and can be upgradable using materials you have collected throughout the world.

System Requirements For PC

  • CPU: Ryzen 7 1700 3.0 Ghz or Core i7-6700 3.4 Ghz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VIDEO CARD: AMD Vega 64 with 8GB VRAM or GeForce GTX 1080 with 8GB VRAM

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