Officially announced last week, today Ubisoft has pulled back the curtain from Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. We have all of the first details, plus the debut trailer and screens for you to check out. The new installment in the hit Assassin’s Creed franchise will be available on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U on October 29, 2013. The game is also being developed for the newly announced PlayStation 4, PC, and other next-gen consoles. However the release date for those is yet to be revealed.
Having been in development for almost two years by Assassin’s Creed teams in Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft studios in Annecy, Bucharest, Kiev, Quebec, Singapore and Sofia, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag follows the story of a new character in the Assassin’s Universe, Edward Kenway. An former member of the British Royal Navy, Edward falls into piracy, and like the rest of the Assassin’s we have come to know, soon finds himself in the longtime war between Assassins and Templars. Although you have probably already seen the leaked one, you can check out the debut cinematic trailer plus a character trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag below!
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You can also check out this batch of concept art, screens, and cover art for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag below:
As has been seen with the previous installments of the game, Sony and Ubisoft have teamed up to provide gamers who purchase Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag on PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4 can download an additional and exclusive gameplay DLC via the PlayStation Network after the games launch.
We’ll likely be hearing and seeing a lot more about this game leading up to its launch this year, so stick with GamerXChange as we bring you all the news.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag comes out for PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii U on October 29, 2013. PS4, PC, and next-gen versions are coming as well.