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Ubisoft: Next open world in Assassin's Creed "much more like a platform"

Posted: 19.11.2013 by Technet2k

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Lead game designer Jean-Sebastien Decant for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag believes the open world of the next title in the series is likely to be "shared with other players," at least socially - maybe multiplayer.

This will make Ubisoft treat the open world aspects as "much more like a platform" that'll need maintaining for years. Decant agreed it would take its cue from Watch Dogs in this respect.

Call of Duty: Ghosts launch is UK chart topper, Battlefield 4 holds second

Posted: 11.11.2013 by Technet2k

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Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Ghosts has launched at the highest echelons of the UK all format chart, which is no surprise. It has become the third biggest launch of 2013, behind Rockstar's GTA V and FIFA 14.

Amazingly the PS4 versions on sale early for Ghosts made up 3% of launch week sales, beating Assassin's Creed IV and Battlefield 4 PS3 sales. Grand Theft Auto V is aptly fifth.

Ubisoft: Assassin's Creed IV on Xbox 360 and PS3 "very difficult, even nightmarish"

Posted: 06.11.2013 by Technet2k

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Community developer Gabe Graziani from Ubisoft has revealed the development team found it "very difficult, even nightmarish" to bring Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag to current gen Xbox 360 and PS3.

It seems they were spoilt by the "very smooth" time they had of making it for Xbox One and PS4, seeing as how they're "both very similar to PCs," he continued. AC4 is out for PC November 22nd.

Assassin's Creed 4 multiplayer trailer shows off Game Lab

Posted: 04.11.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Ubisoft has released the "Defy the Rules" trailer for Assassin's Creed 4 showing off the Game Lab feature which will allow players to customize their multiplayer games, toggling various skills and abilities in the game.

Assassin's Creed: Rising Phoenix logo spotted in Assassin's Creed IV

Posted: 04.11.2013 by Technet2k

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Ubisoft has included some Assassin's Creed: Rising Phoenix title artwork in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag which can be found during its 'present day' segments. This could be official confirmation of the title.

Before now Ubisoft had denied the existence of the project, which a Spanish retailer had listed as a PlayStation Vita release before removing it.