March 4th 2013. The day we have been waiting for since last week, and have seen
Poor British man turned Pirate turned Assassin sounds like the plot from HBO, or so Ashraf Ismail believes. He wants a more grounded portrayal of Pirate style, government and history. After the dull, in parts, take of the American Revolution then any take on Pirates cannot be as comedic as Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean and would truly bring a refreshing take of a genre tramped into the ground nearly as much as zombies, vampires and werewolves!
Check out the reveal trailer below!
Here is a run down from Ubisoft on the facts on Black Flag.
A BRASH REBEL ASSASSIN
Become Edward Kenway, a charismatic yet brutal pirate captain, trained by Assassins. 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.
EXPLORE AN OPEN WORLD FILLED WITH OPPORTUNITIES
Discover the largest and most diverse Assassin’s Creed world ever created. From Kingston to Nassau, explore 50 unique locations where you can live the life of a pirate including:
- Loot underwater shipwrecks
- Assassinate Templars in blossoming cities
- Hunt for rare animals in untamed jungles
- Search for treasure in lost ruins
- Escape to hidden coves
BECOME THE MOST FEARED PIRATE IN THE CARIBBEAN
Command your ship, the Jackdaw, and strike fear in all who see her. Plunder and pillage to upgrade the Jackdaw with ammunition and equipment needed to fight off enemy ships. The ship`s improvements 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, Calico Jack and Benjamin Hornigold, as you establish a lawless Republic in the Bahamas and relive the truly explosive events that defined the Golden Age of Piracy.
Fight against or cooperate with your friends in the ruthless and acclaimed multiplayer experience. Choose from an eclectic cast of characters and fight to the death in exotic themed maps.
For more information as it becomes available then please keep your telescope pointed to Noobist Island!