Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag coming this October
Players invited to enter the Golden Age of Pirates
Ubisoft has announced Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, the next installment in the company’s best-selling franchise.
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag tells the story of Edward Kenway, a young British man with a thirst for danger and adventure, who falls from privateering for the Royal Navy into piracy as the war between the major Empires comes to an end. Edward is a fierce pirate and seasoned fighter who soon finds himself embroiled in the ancient war between Assassins and Templars. Set at the dawn of the 18th Century, the game features some of the most infamous pirates such as Blackbeard and Charles Vane.
Gameplay in Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag is based upon the franchise’s proven tenets. Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag features a vast open world with more than 50 navigable locations. Combat combines the weaponry of the Assassin’s Order with armaments of the era.
Gamers who purchase Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag on PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4 can download 60 minutes of additional gameplay via the PlayStation Network after the game’s launch.
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag will be released on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U on October 29, 2013. The game will also come out for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC in Q4 2013.