All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘assassin’s creed 4’

‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ DLC Coming as Stand-Alone Title

Back in December Ubisoft released the first campaign-focused DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV. Titled Freedom Cry, the content put players in the shoes of Adéwale, the first mate in the main story of Assassin’s Creed IV. Today Ubisoft announced that Freedom Cry will be released as a stand-alone title for PC and PlayStation consoles. The content will be released for …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Freedom Cry DLC Out Today

As promised, Ubisoft today released the first story DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Titled Freedom Cry!, the content features a new character with his own story set during the “golden age” of piracy in the West Indies. Players will step into the shoes of Adéwale, the first mate of the Jackdaw seen in the Black Flag campaign. As …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Story DLC Coming Next Week

Its been over two months now since the first story DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag was announced. The Freedom Cry! DLC was announced before the main game was even released. Today, Ubisoft finally revealed that Freedom Cry! will be released next week, on December 17. The content will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Mobile App Released

The trend for major game releases over the past two years has been to pre-sell gamers on DLC with season pass bundles. Those bundles are now expected and publishers have moved on ton the next trend: the so-called second screen experience. Mobile apps that tie-in with big games are nothing new, but publishers this year have begun releasing more of …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ PlayStation 4 Bundle Announced (For Europe)

With less than two weeks until the launch of the PlayStation 4 in North America, Ubisoft today announced that an Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag PlayStation 4 bundle will be offered in Europe. The bundle will be available on November 29, the day the PlayStation 4 launches in the UK. The new bundle could be seen as a semi-apology by …

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Assassin’s Creed IV Expected To Sell 8 Million

Fortune video game writer John Gaudiosi reported today that the latest Assassin’s Creed franchise entry, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, is expected to sell 8 million copies. The number comes from video game analyst for Wedbush Securities Michael Pachter, who said “I think Assassin’s Creed is successful because of its novelty. It’s a third-person adventure game with a pretty easy-to-learn …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’ Launch Trailer Released

The lull in gaming previews felt during October is finally coming to an end. Earlier this week Activision released the launch trailer for its biggest game of the year (Call of Duty: Ghosts), and now Ubisoft has done the same. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is set to launch next week and Ubisoft has just released its definitive preview for …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ DLC Announced, Previewed

There are still weeks to go before the release of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, but Ubisoft today began detailing its DLC plans for the title. The first DLC for the game will be titled Freedom Cry! and tells the backstory of a key Black Flag character. Players will take on the role of Adewale, the crew quartermaster in Black …

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Assassin’s Creed 4 Gets A New Trailer, Confirms Launch Days

With Ubisoft’s commitment to delivering a new Assassin’s Creed title every year, you can expect these kinds of updates for the foreseeable future. They usually start around the annual E3 and continue up until the holiday shopping season officially begins. This year, however, Ubisoft has a litle more work to do, because they are releasing Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag …

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Historical Pirates Previewed in New Assassin’s Creed IV Trailer

Though seemingly every aspect of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has been previewed, Ubisoft is still coming up with new topics for weekly (or more) trailers for the upcoming game. This week, a handful of the game’s characters take the spotlight – especially the pirates. Though players will take on the role of fictional Welsh pirate Edward Kenway, there will …

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Assassin’s Creed 4 Next-Gen Features Previewed

Both Microsoft and Sony have announced several first-party games for their Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles. Though games such as Ryse and Infamous: Second Son look visually appealing, no next-gen launch titles appear to be revolutionary in the way a Super Mario 64 may have been. With console graphics already looking acceptably nice to many casual gamers, the real …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Live Action Trailer Making-Of Video Released

Live action trailers for big game releases have become something of the norm, popularized by classic Halo and Call of Duty trailers. This year’s Assassin’s Creed title is no exception. Back in August Ubisoft released an Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag trailer showcasing a sinking ship, pirating, and flaming sails. Today, Ubisoft is revisiting the “Defy” live action trailer with …

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