"very difficult, even nightmarish" to bring Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag to current gen Xbox 360 and PS3.
It seems they were spoilt by the "very smooth" time they had of making it for Xbox One and PS4, seeing as how they're "both very similar to PCs," he continued. AC4 is out for PC November 22nd.
Desktops may be due the superior version of Assassin's Creed IV but we have had to wait longer before setting sail and swashbuckling across the Caribbean.
"Development on both consoles was very smooth since they are both very similar to PCs," Gabe Graziani told a . "Last generation was very difficult and even nightmarish. Both XboxOne and PS4 were easy to deal with and the 1st partys were both there to help us out."
"The one gray area was understanding both Sony and MS requirements for the consoles. They were trying to figure them out themselves," he continued, also revealing the DualShock 4's touchpad "is used for scrolling through the map, adding waypoints, zooming etc."
"Overall it was super smooth to develop on NG." Nvidia released a tech video of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag not long ago showcasing the PC's finer features like superior visual effects, shadowing and TXAA.
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag releases on PC November 22nd in the US, 25th in EU.