Clearly no one gave Ubisoft the Christmas memo, because while everyone else is knocking ice hockey pucks around in Rocket League or throwing snowballs in World of Warcraft, Jack the Ripper has come to Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. You know, the notorious serial killer infamous for murdering women on the streets of Whitechapel. Merry Chrimbo, Ubisoft.

The DLC isn’t the only thing of interest here though, oh no. It’s accompanied by the 1.31 patch, weighing in at 400MB on Uplay and 180MB on Steam. Why is it over twice the size on Ubisoft’s own game client? I have no idea, but it seems like a load of cobblers. There’s a big ol’ list of changes coming, including improved performance and FXAA support when MSAA is enabled. Ah, and there’s a new fix so you can bump cloth motion up past the 30FPS limits.

To do that you’ll need to head to the AC.ini file in your documents and look for "FlexibleMotionSimulationFPS". Set this to equal '1' if you want to disable the 30FPS cap.

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate 1.31 Patch Notes


  • Added DLC Jack The Ripper support
  • Added additional parameter to AC.ini for disabling cloth motion 30FPS limits
  • Fixed crash in multi-monitor mode in London
  • Fixed FXAA with enabled MSAA
  • Fixed changing of display in fullscreen mode issues
  • Fixed flickering panel in World Map
  • Fixed various render issues
  • Fixed several online issues
  • Minor UI improvements


  • Fixed a display issue with add-on price for the Season Pass owners
  • Fixed an issue where sometimes The Ubisoft Club Rewards couldn't be equipped right after redeeming them


  • Fixed an issue in the Gang War activity where enemy NPCs would sometimes disappear after eliminating the gang leader

Game System

  • Fixed an issue where it was sometimes possible to switch gear when the player was not supposed to
  • Fixed an issue where switching characters could cause two instances of Evie to appear


  • Fixed an issue where the “Letter from the Front“ collectibles would not appear on the minimap
  • Fixed an issue with the brightness of the map in the “Strange Bed fellows” mission
  • Fixed some collisions and navigation issues
  • Fixed some icons issues
  • Fixed an issue where the Kenway flag model would not appear after obtaining it


  • Fixed an issue where, in some cases, the player would not always play his hurt animation


  • Fixed an issue with ally stations that sometimes prevented the player from hiring them
  • Fixed an issue in the "Change of Plans" mission where the gate from the sewers could be locked, thus blocking the player's progression


  • Fixed some issues with the player's animations
  • Fixed some issues where the player could get stuck in specific places
  • Fixed an issue in the "Darwin kidnapping" mission where, in some cases, the player could not carry him anymore


  • Improved performance and stability

It seems a few people are having a few problems actually waiting for the Jack the Ripper DLC to appear, but it should be up on Uplay and Steam either now, or very soon. 

Get all your important problems fixed? Or are you still encountering issues with AC Syndicate's performance?