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ACIV Black Flag: Gameplay Trailer

ACIV Black Flag: Gameplay Trailer

Ubisoft reveals the first gameplay trailer of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag which shows the beauty from the Golden Age of Piracy, cites, jungles and legendary pirates. Watch or download inside plus details on collector's editons.


UBISOFT® UNVEILS ASSASSIN'S CREED® IV BLACK FLAG COLLECTOR'S EDITIONS FOR EMEA TERRITORIES


LONDON, UK - March 25, 2013 - Today, Ubisoft® announced details for the Assassin's Creed® IV Black Flag Collector's Editions, available exclusively in EMEA territories for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PlayStation®4 from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., Nintendo Wii U™ system and Windows PC versions of the game, along with a new online VIP program called THE WATCH. The editions are as follows (full details below):

The Black Chest Edition (Uplay exclusive)

Physical content
• A 55cm-high diorama of Captain Edward Kenway leading the charge on his ship’s bow, the Jackdaw
• A steelbook in the colours of the Golden Age of Piracy
• Collector’s box
• A high quality artbook including artworks that inspired the game
• The Official Game Soundtrack
• A world map Pirates used to navigate through the world’s most treacherous waters
• 2 lithographs in a protective envelope
• The Jackdaw’s Black Flag, embroidered with the Assassin’s Crest
• 2 canvas prints

Digital Content
• 3 additional solo missions for an extra 45 minutes of gameplay:
- Black Island: Captain Morgan’s favorite ship has sunken off the coast with a full load of legendary sailing equipment. Explore the Black Island and retrieve these items Pirates have desperately been looking for.
- Hidden Mystery: Follow Stede Bonnet’s path and find the secrets of his adventures on the beautiful island of St Lucia.
- Sacrificed Secrets: Recover Captain Drake’s lost treasures, including golden flintlocks and cutlass when exploring the exotic island of Sacrifices.
• Additional Single & Multiplayer items:
- Captain Kenway’s Legacy
- Pride of the West Indies
- Trove of Mystery
- The Castaway’s Prize

The Buccaneer Edition (exclusive to Game in the UK and Gamestop in Ireland)

Physical Content
• A 45cm figurine of Captain Edward Kenway
• Collector’s box
• A high quality artbook including artworks that inspired the game
• The Official Game Soundtrack
• 2 lithographs in a protective envelope

Digital Content
• 3 additional solo missions for an extra 45 minutes of gameplay:
- Black Island: Captain Morgan’s favorite ship has sunken off the coast with a full load of legendary sailing equipment. Explore the Black Island and retrieve these items Pirates have desperately been looking for.
- Hidden Mystery: Follow Stede Bonnet’s path and find the secrets of his adventures on the beautiful island of St Lucia.
- Sacrificed Secrets: Recover Captain Drake’s lost treasures, including golden flintlocks and cutlass when exploring the exotic island of Sacrifices.
• Additional Single & Multiplayer items:
- Captain Kenway’s Legacy

The Skull Edition (available across the UK)

Physical Content
• A steelbook in the colours of the Golden Age of Piracy
• A high quality artbook including artworks that inspired the game
• The Official Game Soundtrack
• 2 lithographs in a protective envelope

Digital Content
• 2 additional solo missions for an extra 30 minutes of gameplay:
- Hidden Mystery: Follow Stede Bonnet’s path and find the secrets of his adventures on the beautiful island of St Lucia.
- Sacrificed Secrets: Recover Captain Drake’s lost treasures, including golden flintlocks and cutlass when exploring the exotic island of Sacrifices.
• Additional Single & Multiplayer items:
- Captain Kenway’s Legacy

A new high quality figurine, Edward Kenway: The Assassin Pirate, is also available for pre-orders starting today on Uplay, displaying Edward in a Mayan ruin, ready to fire his guns at his opponents. This premium collectible item will also include bonus in-game weapons and skins and will be on sale in October 2013.

THE WATCH: A new VIP program accessible as a pre-order bonus
In addition to exclusive bonus in-game content for customers who pre-order, a unique activation code will also be provided via select UK retail (Game, Amazon and GameStop in Ireland) or Uplay, granting access to the Assassin's Creed VIP program: THE WATCH. THE WATCH offers unique content that goes deeper into the Assassin's Creed universe, granting exclusive access to additional information, bonus content, rewards and the opportunity to take part in an exclusive quest designed specifically for VIP members. Customers who register for THE WATCH will become a member of a select community of Assassin's Creed fans who can participate in online discussions, upload their own content and compare their skills and achievements! More information can be found here: http://www.assassinscreed.com/thewatch

Gameplay Trailer
Gameplay Trailer (FR)

All comments

Commented on 2013-03-25 19:10:06
We shall see.
Commented on 2013-03-25 19:24:27
visuals are mighty impressive for what should be just a xbox 360/ps3 game with some PC High Quality vsuals. The setting is great but i still don't a single plot point or line by the protagonist.
Commented on 2013-03-25 19:33:49
This is most likely the PC-Next Gen Consoles version. The original trailer is in 1080p and there's no way current consoles can pull these graphics.
Commented on 2013-03-25 19:35:05
I am ambivalent towards this franchise.
Commented on 2013-03-25 19:43:50 In reply to nostradamus
Yeah, will this be related in any way to the centuries old war between the Assassins and Templars? And how will this be related to the modern day storyline too?
Commented on 2013-03-25 20:16:12
Why doesn't this "WOOW" me ? I've had it with sequels on sequel and prequels...how about next-gen and new games? I get that it brings cash in but ...
Commented on 2013-03-25 20:52:29 In reply to OldSchoolGamer
Posted by OldSchoolGamer
This is most likely the PC-Next Gen Consoles version. The original trailer is in 1080p and there's no way current consoles can pull these graphics.
Publishers release bullshot-trailers and screenshots for their games all the time. Ubi did the same with the first trailer for ACIII.
Commented on 2013-03-25 21:05:18
I think we all know what to expect from this one: same gameplay as AC3 and some new stupid twist on the whole templar-assassin conflict (which nobody is interested in anways). The setting and the premise seem fantastic, but that's obviously just bait for MORE OF THE SAME.
Still, many thousands of nerds and all the no-life gamers will buy it and there'll be another entry in this damned milk-tastic franchise...
Commented on 2013-03-25 21:10:49
Graphics look like 360/PS3 quality.

Still disinterested until they make combat more challenging. They can make it as fancy as they like it is still too easy.
Commented on 2013-03-25 21:44:15
A shame, the pirate theme could have been really neat, but I feel it's ruined by being cloaked in the AC franchise.
Commented on 2013-03-25 22:15:58 In reply to RazorbackVI
Posted by RazorbackVI
Graphics look like 360/PS3 quality.
your crazy looking binocular... GIVE IT TO ME!
Commented on 2013-03-25 23:44:23 In reply to nostradamus
Posted by nostradamus
your crazy looking binocular... GIVE IT TO ME!
gameplay graphics look nice but not next-gen nice. Raise your expectations for next gen.
Commented on 2013-03-25 23:47:55 In reply to Eamon
Posted by Eamon
Yeah, will this be related in any way to the centuries old war between the Assassins and Templars? And how will this be related to the modern day storyline too?
The Desmond storyline is over.
Commented on 2013-03-25 23:51:30 In reply to bleachedsmiles
Posted by bleachedsmiles
gameplay graphics look nice but not next-gen nice. Raise your expectations for next gen.
animations aside, these visuals (underwater, jungle) look as polised and more appealing to me than most watch dogs scenes. and all peeps are riding the next-gen wave on thatone. then let me be.
Commented on 2013-03-26 09:45:38
They have made too many of these in a short space of time but I guess that's Ubi for you.

Bunch of arse-holes.
Commented on 2013-03-26 11:29:32
Hmm, lighting, foliage and the underwater sure look good, but that's not enough to impress me. I want to know if they tweaked the gameplay and streamlined the clunky UI.
Commented on 2013-03-26 13:35:44
I want to know is Jesper Kyd NOT doing the music to this one like with 3. Then I know I am not buying it right now then.
Commented on 2013-03-26 15:54:18
What is so next-gen on this? Some nice textures, sea.....but nothing we havent seen before. Yes it looks very nice, but definetly not next-gen.
Commented on 2013-03-26 16:03:15 In reply to Zat
Posted by Zat
What is so next-gen on this? Some nice textures, sea.....but nothing we havent seen before. Yes it looks very nice, but definetly not next-gen.
Nah, definitely not next gen, AC3 looked nice too imo. Only the colours where more subdued then they are here. If the world is more sea faring then massive, populated cities, it may be a case of them being able to make things look a tiny bit nicer? But otherwise it looks very current gen. At most PC footage of the game (which never looked drastically improved compared to the console versions anyway...

Game still look like boring crap though, so i don't much care how good or bad it looks.
Commented on 2013-03-26 16:07:53 In reply to andrewsqual
Posted by andrewsqual
I want to know is Jesper Kyd NOT doing the music to this one like with 3. Then I know I am not buying it right now then.
Yeah, Kyd's absence was a big letdown for me too, overall whole game was a letdown lol
I would really like that Kyd returns but in all honesty I doubt it, Ubi is on Balfe's hype train atm
Commented on 2013-03-26 20:54:23
oh fuck yeass!!!!! pure epic win, first AC game ill buy since the first one. Finally they make a good one OH YEAAAAAAAA
im also liking the whole atmosphere that games now a days are bringing, like for example tomb raider the new one, the rain, chaos and wind, and dark moody atmosphere, THIS IS EPIC WIN ATMOSPHERE, developers take note!!!
Commented on 2013-03-26 21:03:47 In reply to infamouz956
Posted by infamouz956
oh fuck yeass!!!!! pure epic win, first AC game ill buy since the first one. Finally they make a good one OH YEAAAAAAAA
im also liking the whole atmosphere that games now a days are bringing, like for example tomb raider the new one, the rain, chaos and wind, and dark moody atmosphere, THIS IS EPIC WIN ATMOSPHERE, developers take note!!!
So this is atmospheric while Bioshock Infinite isn't...
Commented on 2013-03-27 01:23:06
looks really good to me. Glad I passed on all AC's since 1 & 2. I will probably end up getting this for next gen, as I love the thought of open world pirate exploration and plundering.

They do need to revamp the gameplay though. The one button combat and no button free running should be modified to include some semblance of a challenge. I would rather die more often, but at least have a sense of accomplishment when I kill enemies, than breeze through a 100 man army singlehandedly...

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