In August 2008 Ubisoft
announced to have filed a lawsuit against the company it hired to reproduce discs for the PC edition of Assassin's Creed
, as an OEM copy was used to make the game available online illegally six weeks prior to the release date.
References to the game
Assassin's Creed (Director's Cut Edition)
was parodied in an episode of "Die Redaktion" (The Editorial Team), a monthly comedy video produced by the German gaming magazine GameStar. It was published on the DVD of issue 06/2008.