Enzio's Trilogy Limited Steelbook Edition - Worth Buying?

#1 Edited by Seppli (10250 posts) -

Ubisoft has released a limited 'Enzio's Trilogy' Steelbook Edition (PC only) for the German-language markets (Germany, Austria, Switzerland & such). Since I didn't enjoy AC1 too much, I did not pull the trigger on any of the 3 games in the compilation. Everybody says that the franchise made a huge leap forward with AC2, and that Brotherhood and Revelations are great too.

I still kinda need to be convinced that I need to play these games. Are these games really that much better than AC1? How's the PC port? Gamepad support? How's the Ubisoft-Always-Online thingy? Here's an unboxing video of the product...

Would you buy such a thing? Is that worth 60 bucks and that massive chunk of time it will take to play it all?

#2 Posted by N7 (3666 posts) -

Who is Enzio?

Online
#3 Posted by Ghostiet (5318 posts) -
@N7 said:
Who is Enzio?
He's Shepherd's cousin.
#4 Edited by SeanFoster (889 posts) -

I just played through the entire Ezio trilogy on Steam over the past couple of weeks, and have nothing but positive things to say about the ports. I used an Xbox 360 controller and was many times stunned by the gorgeous cities I was navigating as Ezio. Brotherhood in particular with it's very well realized Rome was breathtakingly rendered. I can't really speak to any of the DRM stuff, although I did like that as I played and got "UPlay" achievement points it allowed me to unlock ingame costumes and perks.

Prior to this, I played about 3-4 hours of Assassin's Creed 1 (also on PC) before growing impatient with some of the traversal mechanics (mostly getting around the different cities) and moving on to Assassin's Creed 2. If I'd played it when it first came out I'm sure I'd have enjoyed it, but knowing what I did about the later games I was a bit anxious to move on to them. I felt like I got the gist of Part 1 and Wiki'd what I needed to.

#5 Posted by Tylea002 (2295 posts) -

PC Exclusive? Shit, I would fucking buy that for xbox.

It looks so beautiful.

#6 Posted by Seppli (10250 posts) -

@seanfoster:

Thx for the feedback. I think I'll pull the trigger.

#7 Posted by Tennmuerti (8174 posts) -
@Seppli
 
60 bucks? - yeah it's worth it.
All that time? - nah not worth it. (at least not for all 3 games)
 
AC2 - makes a lot of improvements in gameplay and overall gameplay quality, altho i keep standing by the fact that altair has always been a much better character in AC1 then Ezio in AC2
AC2: Brotherhood - made me like Ezio way more and improves on the gameplay even more, it's considered the height if the series by many, also the MP was one of the most unique and fun MP games I played, sunk moer time into it then BF3
AC2: Revelations - the changes are kinda meh if not for the worst, MP was kinda broken, and there are no real revelations, if you are short on time skip it
 
The games are also quite good PC ports and imo control much better with keyboard and mouse then with a controller, the ability to super precisely control the camera with the mouse makes parkour way easier.
Only downside is the always online DRM.
#8 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -

Why would Ubisoft release anything PC exclusive especially a special high quality steelbook edition? 
Cannot compute.

#9 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7184 posts) -
@AhmadMetallic
Why would Ubisoft release anything PC exclusive especially a special high quality steelbook edition? 
Cannot compute.
They will probably plant bombs in them to kill the people who buy their games since they hate them so much.
#10 Posted by Sackmanjones (4761 posts) -
@Tennmuerti said:
@Seppli:  60 bucks? - yeah it's worth it. All that time? - nah not worth it. (at least not for all 3 games)  AC2 - makes a lot of improvements in gameplay and overall gameplay quality, altho i keep standing by the fact that altair has always been a much better character in AC1 then Ezio in AC2 AC2: Brotherhood - made me like Ezio way more and improves on the gameplay even more, it's considered the height if the series by many, also the MP was one of the most unique and fun MP games I played, sunk moer time into it then BF3 AC2: Revelations - the changes are kinda meh if not for the worst, MP was kinda broken, and there are no real revelations, if you are short on time skip.
This guy has it right. AC2 and Brotherhood are really awesome games. While AC: Revelations seems fine its definitely the one to skip if you want some time in between 3. Hell I haven't even finished Revelations and I've had it since December.

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