Good news Assassins! You no longer need to use the Assassin’s Creed Unity companion app or Initiates to unlock content in the main game.
The news came after the latest details for the next Unity patch revealed this on the Ubisoft forums. There’s nothing more frustrating if you’re a completionist who isn’t a fan of needless side content in companion apps, as seems to be the trend in modern games, but thankfully Ubisoft have removed the need to use the app and Initiates to unlock contents in the game. Though don’t worry, you can still use the companion app if you want to.
The Patch 5 notes go as follows…
Stability & performance
Fixed numerous random crashes both on Campaign and Coop
Save game & Progression
Fixed gear and outfit rewards getting relocked
Added users profile corrector to resolve companion synchronization issues
Made Initiate and companion app exclusive content accessible to all players
Fixed the ‘Find Leon’ objective not spawning on Dead Kings Memory 2
Online matchmaking, connectivity & replication
Fixed various matchmaking and connection issues both in matches and when starting a match.
Fixed various replication issues between host and clients
Fixed issues with the My Club feature
Gameplay (navigation, fight, stealth)
Fixed issue with Arno losing control after trying to launch Initiates from the pause menu
Fixed minor navigation issues
Menus and HUD
Fixed issues occurring when hacking gears
Fixed additional issues with notifications
World & 3D
Fixed some minor FX and texture issues
Patch 5 for Assassin’s Creed Unity is available for download now on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.