Can be played on PC with an Ubisoft Connect account
It’s a deep cut, but Ubisoft is giving away all Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy free on pc and all you have to do is claim your copy by November 12, 2021.
If you are logged in with an Ubisoft Connect account, simply click on a link on that giveaway page and you will have the PC version of Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India, and Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia.
These are the full games and you are not time limited or anything.
Free or otherwise, it’s worth playing the three at all Assassin’s Creed Chronicles games today? This is very debatable – even more so when you think about the state of affairs at Ubisoft as a company. But I’m not your father. You can play whatever you want.
The consensus is that although the settings sound interesting, and the 2.5D platform approach has great potential (stealth can be really cool in a side-scrolling setup, if done well), they are quite intermediate, even if you come in with certain expectations. Remember, these are $ 10 games from 2015 and 2016 created by Climax Studios.
On the story front, “most of you out there can completely ignore it as yet another crazy ‘Assassins versus Templars’ adventure and just enjoy this as a 2D platformer.” In his review of AC Chronicles: China, Chris also noted that it “has the hallmarks of a good 2D Prince of Persia re-awakening, but it lacks a lot of character both aesthetically and mechanically. “
I remember Brett had Big Lore Thoughts about this sub-series when it was new, which is interesting to revisit after everything that has – and is not – fallen out with the main line Assassin’s Creed series in the years ago. Those were the days.