Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Now Works on PS5

Ubisoft finally did a good thing for once!

Alex Rowe
3 min readMar 2, 2023

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Title screen of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (2015) on the PS5, now with corrected outdoor lighting.
PS5 screenshot taken by the author.

Last year I wrote a sort of extended lament about a major hole in the otherwise excellent PS5 backwards compatibility system. Nearly every PS4 and PS4 Pro game will boot and run exceptionally well on the PS5, barring a tiny list of obscure games that they won’t let you play at all.

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Alex Rowe

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