Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag continues the Assassin's Creed Saga. Assassin's Creed III, which concluded the Desmond story, was set during the American Revolution and featured a main character named Connor Kenway. This game centers on Connor's grandfather, a pirate named Edward Kenway.
Black Flag features full naval combat as well as a diving mode, all interspersed with the familiar Assassin's Creed trips back to the modern day.
The game develops around 50 Caribbean locations in the golden age of piracy during 18th century. Players will be able to take to the seas to hunt vessels to board and plunder, gaining riches which can be used to hire a larger crew and upgrade the ship.
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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag begins in 1715, when pirates established a lawless republic in the Caribbean and ruled the land and seas. These outlaws paralyzed navies, halted international trade, and plundered vast fortunes. They threatened the power structures that ruled Europe, inspired the imaginations of millions, and left a legacy that still endures
A brash rebel assassin - Edward can effortlessly switch between the Hidden Blade of the Assassin's Order and all new weaponry, including four flintlock pistols and dual cutlass swords.
Become the most feared pirate in the Caribbean - Improvements to your ship, The Jackdaw, are critical to Edward's progression through the game. Attack and seamlessly board massive galleons, recruit sailors to join your crew, and embark on an epic and infamous adventure.
Experience the gritty reality behind the pirate fantasy - Stand amongst legendary names such as Blackbeard and Benjamin Hornigold as you establish a lawless Republic in the Bahamas and relive the truly explosive events that defined the Golden Age of Pirates.