Ubisoft’s upcoming action-adventure open world, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag gets a seven minutes of gameplay walkthrough.
In the video, game director Ashraf Ismail shows off improved stealth assassinations:
“The story is divided into two intertwined halves, with one in the present day, one in a historical setting, and the events of each influencing the other. Although the present-day story had previously established that an Animus was required to view one’s ancestors memories, the ending of Assassin’s Creed III implies that Desmond’s genetic memories have now been uploaded on to ‘the cloud’.
As such, the player’s character is hired by Abstergo Entertainment — a subsidiary of Abstergo Industries — to investigate a pivotal movement in Desmond’s ancestry; the Assassin Edward Kenway.
A notorious pirate and privateer operating during the Golden Age of Piracy, Kenway’s story is set in the Caribbean, and mixes open-ended ship-based exploration with combat and land-based adventures on a number of Caribbean islands.”
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag will launch on October 29th in the US, and November 1st everywhere else for PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U. PC version will release after the console versions and a launch title for PS4 and Xbox One.
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