From now on you can no longer purchase the original version of Assassin’s Creed 3 on Steam and UPlay.
With the release of the remastered version, which is being offered as part of the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Season Pass but can also be purchased separately for 39.99 euros. Ubisoft stopped selling the original version in digital format.
According to Ubisoft, the remastered summer includes “improved graphics, now in 4K. New character models, redesigned environments”. Also, “the game mechanics have also been reworked, improving your experience and immersion.”
If you purchased the original version, you’d still have access to it. However, those who have never bought the original version now have no choice.