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Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag will be available on will be released on the Xbox 360, PlayStation3 and Nintendo Wii U on October 31, 2013. Journey into the savage golden age of pirates with Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. The new instalment introduces an all new hero and setting, and will feature the most diverse and seamless Assassin’s Creed world ever created.

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Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag tells the story of Edward Kenway, a young British man with a thirst for danger and adventure, who falls from privateering for the Royal Navy into piracy as the war between the major Empires comes to an end. Edward is a fierce pirate and seasoned fighter who soon finds himself embroiled in the ancient war between assassins and Templars. Set at the dawn of the 18th century, the game features some of the most infamous pirates in history, such as Blackbeard and Charles Vane, and takes players on a journey throughout the West Indies during a turbulent and violent period of time later to become known as the Golden Age of Pirates.

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag features a vast open world with more than 50 navigable locations. The combat combines the weaponry of the Assassin’s Order with armaments of the era, and rewards both the daring and stealth play-style. The series’ acclaimed multi-player experience is more varied and ruthless than ever.

Apart from all that, customers who purchase Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag on PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4 can download 60 minutes of additional game play via the PlayStation Network after the game’s launch.