Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag News (PS3)

Standalone release for Assassin's Creed: Freedom Cry, out February 25th

Posted: 05.02.2014 by Technet2k

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Ubisoft is taking a different approach with Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag's add-on Freedom Cry by also releasing it as a standalone game. The DLC stars Adewale as a now trained Assassin.

It will release first for PS3 and PS4 February 19th but then on PC February 25th. Of course it can already be enjoyed in ACIV: Black Flag. Freedom Cry has nine missions across Haiti.

An ending to Assassin's Creed is "not exactly true," says Ubisoft writer

Posted: 29.01.2014 by Technet2k

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It was remarked last year that Ubisoft had "an idea of where the end is" for Assassin's Creed, but that's speaking only in terms of the current story arc, explains Black Flag writer Darby McDevitt.

He admits there's "been a bit of confusion" over the matter, but while Ubisoft will end storylines they "don't want to definitively end the universe," with plenty left to explore.

FIFA 14 leads first week of 2014 UK chart, same as FIFA 13 last year

Posted: 06.01.2014 by Technet2k

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Once again EA Sports has lead the kick-off for the UK chart in an all-new year as FIFA 14 achieved its 6th week as number one. FIFA 13 managed the same thing week one last year, with 21% less sales.

Call of Duty: Ghosts was 2nd followed by Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag 3rd. Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V remains strong 4th, and could become the biggest selling game in the UK.

Freedom's Cry DLC for Assassin's Creed 4 dated

Posted: 27.12.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Ubisoft has confirmed that the Freedom's Cry downloadable content pack for Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag now has a date.

Ubisoft "not going to ship" a 70% Assassin's Creed game, "damages the brand"

Posted: 20.12.2013 by Technet2k

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Laurent Detoc of Ubisoft's North American arm says they're ready to stop a project in its tracks if quality slips, and while not naming names, "because you know them as well as I do," big brands aren't immune.

Fans "won't want it any more" if you start shipping a series at 70% of what it was. Now Ubisoft is ramping up Assassin's Creed you need "something fresh, but you have to bring quality too."