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Post by Dan @ 10:30am 01/03/13 | 14 Comments
Presumably bringing forward their announcement after the recent leak, Ubisoft has officially confirmed that Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is indeed the title of the next game in the popular stealth action series, with a swashbuckling pirate in the lead role.

Packshots for the game confirm PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U platforms, and Ubisoft tells us that they will "announce all the details" on Monday March 4th at 6pm Paris time (next Tuesday morning here in Australia).

The rumours that surrounded the previously leaked artwork identified the protagonist as Edward Kenway, grandfather of Assassin's Creed 3's Conor, and claimed the game would be set in the 18th century Caribbean, exploring locations including Florida, Havana, and Kingston.




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Trauma
Posted 12:02pm 01/3/13
Well that didn't take long. I like that it's got pirates, the biggest surprise from AC3 was how good the naval combat was.
d^
Posted 12:09pm 01/3/13
Might be able to get your own ship and upgrade it, now that would be cool.
Trauma
Posted 12:14pm 01/3/13
Might be able to get your own ship and upgrade it, now that would be cool.

Not sure if trolling...
Jboy
Posted 12:28pm 01/3/13
Never got in the AC series, mainly due to the whole Desmond Miles story part and the Animus. If the game didn't have that part it would have been really great. Hopefully AC4 will drop the whole Miles and Animus parts and be something fresh.
Monkeez
Posted 12:30pm 01/3/13
Never got in the AC series, mainly due to the whole Desmond Miles story part and the Animus. If the game didn't have that part it would have been really great. Hopefully AC4 will drop the whole Miles and Animus parts and be something fresh.

Ehh, I doubt it. That's the part of the game they're slowly adding to and fleshing out more. It's kind of the whole base for the story so I can't see them ever getting rid of it.
ravn0s
Posted 01:09pm 01/3/13
i'm not sure how they could even incorporate desmond into this game after ac3's ending.
Trauma
Posted 01:42pm 01/3/13
i'm not sure how they could even incorporate desmond into this game after ac3's ending.

Yea I always understood it was going to be a trilogy, but AC4 is going back in time a bit. Feels like they're milking it, but I'm keen for some swashbuckling.
Dazhel
Posted 01:54pm 01/3/13
Cannot unsee Assassins Creediv: Black Flag
SheerObesity
Posted 02:53pm 01/3/13
AC is the new call of duty. Expect a new one every year.
DeadlyDav0
Posted 05:01pm 01/3/13
AC is the new call of duty. Expect a new one every year.

Yeah, they seem to be smashing them out lately. AC1+2 i enjoyed but brotherhood on PC has bad mouse controls for me - low sensitivity and acceleration IIRC. Havent tried any of the newer games but want to.
ravn0s
Posted 05:17pm 01/3/13
AC is the new call of duty. Expect a new one every year.


ubisoft announced a while back that they were going to release a new AC game each year.
Trauma
Posted 05:19pm 01/3/13
Can't be the new CoD when CoD holds on to its title.
parabol
Posted 05:44pm 01/3/13
Can't be the new CoD when CoD holds on to its title.

They release COD:modern warfare titles in between COD:black ops titles, so that you can COD while you COD.
Trauma
Posted 06:01pm 01/3/13
They release COD:modern warfare titles in between COD:black ops titles, so that you can COD while you COD.
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