As the title suggests, I'm always freezing at the opening sequence where the narrator says "equipped with the knowledge of Altair, and (blah blah blah" (the movie that plays at the start of new game), not the intro sequence that states "multicultural team"......
1. I've installed the BETA drivers.
2. I've installed PhysX
3. I've reduced all graphics to minimum
4. My specs is between the midpoint of minimum and recommended, with a tendency to the latter.
5. I've played in Offline Mode, blocked all connections with firewall.
6. I've run as Administrator.