Assassin's Creed III PC best with controller, says director

Ubisoft creative director recommends controller over mouse-and-keyboard setup for Windows version of upcoming stealth action game.

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Ubisoft wants gamers to play the PC version of Assassin's Creed III not with a mouse-and-keyboard setup, but with a controller. Speaking to GameSpy, Assassin's Creed III creative director Alex Hutchinson remarked that the optimal PC experience will be through a controller input.

Connor stabs best with a controller, says Ubisoft.
Connor stabs best with a controller, says Ubisoft.

"We're definitely supporting PC, we love PC, but I think it'll be PC with a controller," he said. "I don't see us investing hugely in a mouse and keyboard setup. I think if you want to play on PC and you want to play Assassin's Creed, you have a controller."

Assassin's Creed III is due out in North America for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and PC on October 30, with a European debut scheduled for Halloween. The game is set during the Revolutionary War in Colonial America, with players taking on the role of Native American assassin Connor.

For more on Assassin's Creed III, check out GameSpot's latest preview.

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