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The Best Assassin's Creed Games

Updated November 10, 2020 6.7k votes 1.1k voters 9.8k views16 items

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Here is a list of the best Assassin's Creed games, ranked from best to worst by thousands of gamers' votes. If you think the coolest Assassin's Creed video game isn't ranked as high as it should be, then make sure to vote it up so that it has the chance to rise to the top. Are you and your friends arguing over what the greatest Assassin's Creed game of all time is? Use this list to see how many people agree with you and end the squabble once and for all.

This list is kept up-to-date with all new video game releases and includes everything from Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood to Assassin's Creed: Origins.

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  • Assassin's Creed II
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    Metacritic score: 91%

    Assassin's Creed II is a 2009 historical fiction action-adventure open world stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the second major installment in the Assassin's Creed series, a direct sequel to 2007's Assassin's Creed, and the first chapter in the 'Ezio trilogy'. The game was first released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in November 2009, and was later made available on Microsoft Windows in March 2010 and OS X in October 2010 and January 2011. Several minor game related features could be redeemed on Uplay and three downloadable expansion packs were released on Xbox Live. The frame narrative is set in the 21st century and follows Desmond Miles... more on Wikipedia
    • Release: 2009
    • Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
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  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
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    Metacritic score: 83%

    Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is a 2013 historical fiction action-adventure open world stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the sixth major installment in the Assassin's Creed series, a sequel to 2012's Assassin's Creed III '​s modern story and a prequel to its historical storyline. The game was first released on the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 in October 2013 and was later made available on the Nintendo Wii U, Playstation 4, Microsoft Windows and Xbox One in November 2013. The story is set in the early 18th century Caribbean during the Golden Age of Piracy, and follows notorious pirate Edward Kenway, grandfather of Assassin's Creed III... more on Wikipedia
    • Release: 2013
    • Developer: Ubisoft Ukraine, Ubisoft Romania, Ubisoft Quebec, Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Montpellier
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  • Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
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    Metacritic score: 88%

    Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is a 2010 historical fiction action-adventure open world stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the third major installment in the Assassin's Creed series, a direct sequel to 2009's Assassin's Creed II, and the second chapter in the 'Ezio trilogy'. The game was first released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in November and December 2010, and was later made available on Microsoft Windows in March and June 2011. The story is set in a fictional history of real world events set in two time periods, the 16th and 21st centuries. The main portion of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood takes place immediately after the plot of... more on Wikipedia
    • Release: 2010
    • Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
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  • Assassin's Creed: Revelations
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    Metacritic score: 80%

    Assassin's Creed: Revelations is a 2011 historical fiction action-adventure open world stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the fourth major installment in the Assassin's Creed series, a direct sequel to 2010's Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, and the third and final chapter in the 'Ezio trilogy'. The game was released on Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows in November and December 2011. The story is set in a fictional history of real world events set in three time periods, and features three returning protagonists; Altaïr Ibn-La'Ahad in 12th and 13th century Masyaf, Ezio Auditore da Firenze in 16th century Constantinople, and series... more on Wikipedia
    • Release: 2011
    • Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
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