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Not yet announced, why the page?

Seeing as it has not yet been announced, why is there a page for AC4? Isn't everything here as speculation, because we are all assuming they are going to do more games? I know there is the Corey May person saying that he was ruling out WW2 and Feudal Japan, but I vaguely remember reading that on here ages ago, before lots of things about AC3 were announced, including the setting. Eggy2504 10:51, June 11, 2012 (UTC)

Look at the sources. It isn't assumption that there will be more games, it's fact. They have stated it numerous times. I made this page to stop people from asking "will there be more games?" because there will be. So far it's not working out so well because they are still asking about it... And remember that the Assassin's Creed III page has been around since 2009 or so... -- Master Sima Yi Clogs Marvel Studios 10:53, June 11, 2012 (UTC)
I had heard somewhere that there was the possibility the 4th game would be from the perspective of a Templar. Is that true? Does anyone have the article link or something? 142.229.136.225 17:43, July 17, 2012 (UTC)
"Assassin's" Creed. I find that theory unlikely, but interesting. The Leaping Eagle (talk) 17:51, July 17, 2012 (UTC)
We have Multiplayer......Templars Creed? No. 115.186.159.39 17:55, July 17, 2012 (UTC)
maybe we should wait till ac3 is released before we get into ac4?Assassin of 81 (talk) 20:02, July 17, 2012 (UTC)
Then we shouldn't have had the Assassin's Creed III page before Assassin's Creed: Revelations was released either. -- Master Sima Yi Clogs 20:04, July 17, 2012 (UTC)
Assassin's Creed was confirmed as a trilogy long ago, though....it made sense to give all 3 of the main series titles pages from the start. An AC IV page conflicts with previous information, however..
I know that it could be another spin-off like Liberation or something, but perhaps the name isn't appropriate? Makes it seem like there will be more in the main series of games, with Desmond's adventures in the Animus. 24.57.118.228 09:20, September 15, 2012 (UTC)
Ubisoft mentioned that Desmond would have a trilogy. However, they never said that the Assassin's Creed series would stop at three numbered games. Slate Vesper (talk) 09:24, September 15, 2012 (UTC)
While initially the series was planned as a trilogy, as you can clearly see in the sourcing of the article, Ubisoft have now confirmed that there will be more main games after Assassin's Creed III. -- Master Sima Yi Clogs 09:42, September 15, 2012 (UTC)
It's like Star Wars, but incredibly less ridiculous. ;D Crimson Knight Intercom 17:32, December 12, 2012 (UTC)
Ah yes, the rumor mills... Supreme Master AssassinO Mentoras 22:34, December 12, 2012 (UTC)


According to a Ubisoft Bucherest worker, during a fan answering session at the launch of Assassin's Creed 3 in Romania, when he was asked " Will be there more Assassin's Creed games?", he responded " We have big plans for it!". 109.96.159.214 16:11, January 12, 2013 (UTC)Hexodust

Announced?

I saw a Gamespot article saying Black Flag has been officially announced.  Look it up!Octagonapus97 (talk) 21:00, February 27, 2013 (UTC)

Actually, I might not have.  My mistake. Octagonapus97 (talk) 21:05, February 27, 2013 (UTC)

Eurogamer has confirmed the details for the Black Flag game. (Link Here ). I hope that helps :) KaloneousHelpDesk 21:21, February 27, 2013 (UTC)

Details have been embargoed until Monday? - Hakametal (talk) 21:42, February 27, 2013 (UTC)

Still speculation. Nowhere in that article did it state Ubisoft officially announcing it or the press release today. Stormbeast The Helpful Place 21:29, February 27, 2013 (UTC)

I found it:  http://www.gamespot.com/news/assassins-creed-iv-black-flag-details-emerge-6404553 Octagonapus97 (talk) 22:30, February 27, 2013 (UTC)

That's NOT official. - Hakametal (talk) 22:34, February 27, 2013 (UTC)

Its the 27th, Ubisoft should of had that press event today. It should be ALL over the internet, yet the only things I'm getting are things I already knew - we are playing as Edward Kenway, Haytham's Dad, he's known as an Assassin, Privateer and 'sometimes' pirate" Its set in the Caribean, like the naval missions of AC3, and its set in the 1700's which makes it a prequel......(110.32.96.154 22:32, February 27, 2013 (UTC)) 

The press release was today, but the information is being embargoed until March 4. "Gaming journalism at its finest." Stormbeast The Helpful Place 02:10, February 28, 2013 (UTC)

AC4:Black Flag box art leaked.--ACsenior (talk) 09:49, February 28, 2013 (UTC)

We all realize that this is real, but we do not add speculation, rumors and leaks to canon articles. Everyone who does will be banned. Only add information when Ubisoft officially confirms the game's existence. Also anon, just because the ancestor storyline is set before the events of Assassin's Creed III does not make it a prequel; the actual storyline is reliving the memories in the modern day storyline, which will undoubtedly move forward, making it a sequel. -- Master Sima Yi Clogs 10:06, February 28, 2013 (UTC)

There was another image shown of a map, which said the date of the game, unless you think this map is not genuine, I think it gives a good idea of when exactly it is set: http://www.gamnesia.com/news/rumor-assassins-creed-black-flag-map-new-information-released-monday --Altaïr 19:41, February 28, 2013 (UTC)
Ubisoft confirmed it: http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2013/02/28/ubisoft-officially-fesses-up-about-next-assassin-39-s-creed-game.aspx
Jackass2009 (talk) 20:08, February 28, 2013 (UTC)

According to the website, release is October 14, and it will be coming to next gen consoles. http://assassinscreed.us.ubi.com/announce/#v

160.94.116.86 03:31, March 1, 2013 (UTC)Wakukee

You're going to have to explain where in this mess you can see a release date. Stormbeast The Helpful Place 03:42, March 1, 2013 (UTC)

Desmond?

We all know that the Animus has always been the source of our adventures in Assassin's Creed, So I pose this Question, Is Desmond Still Alive? Could he possibly have survived whatever the hell that thing Juno built did to him, and crawl back to the Animus? Or is it possible that Bill Miles has stepped up to the chair. Or is it Possible that Connor is reliving memories throught the use of the memory discs that were seen in Assassin's Creed Revalation's.

Screenshots

I took some quick screenshots of Edward and the Pirate for you all. A youtuber reuploaded this trailer so I was able to take some quick pics before it gets taken down. It's not the best quality, though. But these will have to do until Ubisoft reuploads it. Hopefully the gallery gets put up soon so we can add them to the gallery. :)


Edward Kenway:

http://i45.tinypic.com/xbl9jt.png

Edward with scared Prostitute:

http://i48.tinypic.com/2a5b191.png

Edward with hood closeup:

http://i45.tinypic.com/2ryg6ye.png

Edward dual wielding his guns:

http://i50.tinypic.com/ff60qv.png

Pirate:

http://i45.tinypic.com/34xrul4.png


Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFYmOCyou4s

Enjoy!

~ Cars And Guitars (talk) 22:27, March 2, 2013 (UTC)

I believe we have a policy against this; but, still, thank you for taking the time to help us. :) Crimson Knight Intercom 22:28, March 2, 2013 (UTC)
The return Courtesane ? (Prostitute) Inconnu-dark (talk) 16:20, March 3, 2013 (UTC)

Possible Desmond is in The Animus Like Subject 16?

its Possilbe That Desmond's Mind Was Uploaded to The Animus Like subject 16 in the black room think what ubisolf is doing desmond may be dead but there is a theory his mind or body is in the amimus like what subject 16 did his mind was in the animus the black room this is theory (107Number (talk) 01:52, March 4, 2013 (UTC))

That just might be possible, but there are two small problems.

  • We lived Desmond's last few months entirely, and there's no point where he could have done so without us noticing.
  • Desmond was not a computer genius like Clay, and Juno wasn't helping him preserve his consciousness either, so he couldn't have done it. -- IlMualim Wanna Chat? 12:40, March 4, 2013 (UTC)

There is NO modern day with Desmond or any other person like that - we have assumed the roles, as players, of Abstergo Agents and after having upgraded the Animus we can play anyones ancestor we wish. I assume Abstergo is tapping into Desmond's family linage because of all the acrtifacts they have come across =] I for one thinks its a great new feature in AC because now they don't have to confine themselfs to members of one family, they can jump all over the world and go backwards and forwards between whatever time to 2013. This will surly open tons of doors!! - Harlan. (114.78.181.235 05:53, March 5, 2013 (UTC))

Prequel/Sequel

Since a lot of people are constantly editing the article, claiming it's a sequel, can someone put that message like thingy back on the top? I remember there was a message asking users not to add speculation earlier, so I suppose someone could write, "Do not write that it's a prequel" on the top. -- IlMualim Wanna Chat? 01:32, March 6, 2013 (UTC)

PETA

I think that there should be a criticism section similar to the ACIII article which talks about PETA's criticism of the possibility of whaling. http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/03/06/peta-condemns-assassins-creed-4s-whaling-as-disgraceful  SkytowerC (talk) 05:28, March 6, 2013 (UTC)

AC4 News

Need news on Assassins Creed IV? Check out this! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TE_9_3eQCRE&list=UUR21F5Q_LowEbEYhguy0F9w&index=1 All of the info is here! 178.153.16.175 12:19, March 7, 2013 (UTC)

Memories?

I know this is so minor it shouldn't even be brought up, but i want to mention it to get it out of the way. How will we phrase the first sentence at the beginning of articles on specific memories (ie.Last Man Standing was a virtual representation of one of Ezio Auditore's genetic memories, relived by Desmond Miles in 2012 through the Animus) with Desmond out of the picture? And to thicken the plot, I heard from some sources that this was extracted from Desmond, either during his initial stay at Abstergo or possibly from his father. Given these instances, I return to my original question: How would we phrase the first sentence at the beginning of every memory?

"xxx was a virtual representation of one of Edward Kenway genetic memories." Done. --Jasca Ducato Council Chamber Assassination record 23:21, March 8, 2013 (UTC)
Add "relieved in 2013 by an Abstergo agent through the Animus"? Just a small thought. 
Note: I'm not 100% sure it's indeed 2013, just a guess on my part. Crimson Knight Intercom 23:29, March 8, 2013 (UTC)
Adding on from Jasca's statement, I suppose we could weave in something along the lines that it was relived by an Abstergo employee through using Desmond's DNA as a base, but we don't know the intricacies of how the arrangement works for the time being. Edit: Crimson sniped half of what I wanted to say from me. :( Slate Vesper (talk) 23:32, March 8, 2013 (UTC)
It is 2013. Though this 'issue' has also been raised already for memories from Assassin's Creed III: Liberation and The Tyranny of King Washington. Easily solved. -- Master Sima Yi Clogs 23:32, March 8, 2013 (UTC)
Not easily solved, as we don't know that it is an Abstergo Industries employee relieving the ToKW memories. It may be the case for Black Flag, but no confirmation has been given regarding ACIII's DLC, so we shouldn't assume they are both being treated in the same way by Ubi. --Jasca Ducato Council Chamber Assassination record 12:06, March 12, 2013 (UTC)

We don't know about the memories or Abstergo yet, we'll only find out once the game's released. So, I think this whole discussion is pre-emptive. Crimson Knight Intercom 16:19, March 12, 2013 (UTC)

You are correct, I had been confused after watching a video on YouTube showing the Abstergo Entertainment logo at the start of the DLC (which does not imply 'employee'). I don't see how that makes it "not easily solved" though. -- Master Sima Yi Clogs 16:27, March 12, 2013 (UTC)

Jackdaw Crew = Brotherhood substitute?

"Many of the same upgrades available in Assassin's Creed 3 can still be applied to your ship, but more exciting are the upgrades available for your crew. As a bonafide pirate captain, Edward will naturally have to have a loyal and strong crew at his beck and call. Individual crew members can be upgraded and outfitted to improve their abilities - think the Assassin's Guild from previous games - but with a catch; if a crew member dies in battle, he's gone for good. You'll have to hire a replacement and train him from step one. This should introduce an element of consequence to the battles." - Article on gameshampoo.com. Can't post the link for some silly reason.

I guess this means the Brotherhood system is back202.156.11.243 09:38, March 13, 2013 (UTC)Devilman72

The return of the recruitment system has already been confirmed and is mentioned in the article. --Jasca Ducato Council Chamber Assassination record 12:28, March 13, 2013 (UTC)

Read more about Asseassin's Creed 4 Black Flag - Preview And Release Date : http://www.freewarebulk.com/2013/03/asseassins-creed-4-black-flag-preview.html

Something to look for: No African pirates?

One thing I noticed during the trailer was the distinct lack of African particularly African American pirates.  Blackbeard was known for having africans in his crew that he was hanged with.  The exact nature of africans being treated 100% as equals on his crew is something of historical debate  though its not suprising considering the ship he captured  La Concorde, had african slaves.  Personally, one of my good friends is a descendent of blackbeard's crew and is 25% african american.  While little evidence of Blackbeard having many wives exists, thanks to diaries and genetic testing, she and many other can trace themselves back to the directly to Blackbeard or his crew.

This is speculation on my part, but it feels like Ubisoft may have overlooked some of the historical facts involving Blackbeard--especially the broad fact of Africans on his crew.  If true it would be a travesty not only to descents of the crew, but to entertainment in general as an example of the Disney Effect similar to african american's being in westerns.  I am going to mention this to a couple of the people who do reviews for Assassin's Creed, but it would be nice if you guys could look out for any African NPCs or characters in the new Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.   

So please look for this when you guys write your articles in the comming months. :) 108.206.84.45 19:59, March 26, 2013 (UTC)

Other editions?

How do you get the other editions, like Black Chest, and Buccaneer? 98.227.75.15 04:13, March 27, 2013 (UTC)

They're available on the Uplay website. -- Altaïr 04:50, March 27, 2013 (UTC)

Limited Edition locations.

Where will they be releasing the Black Box Edition, The Buccaneer edition, and the other really speacial editions? Are they going to do what they did with Assassin's Creed 3 and release them over the pond, in Europe or someplace like that. JayKattz 16:15, March 27, 2013 (UTC)

Yeah, the Black Chest, Buccaneer, Skull Edition and special edtion are European. The Gamestop Edition is North American. It's always been like that. Started basically I think with Asassin's Creed II, where in Europe they got the Black Box Edition, with a Master Assassin Ezio figure. I'm not sure if it was available in North America. Anyway I think the ones mentionned above are available at Uplay.com. -- Altaïr 15:10, March 27, 2013 (UTC)
I just hope that the figure will eventually find it's way to the U.S. JayKattz 16:15, March 27, 2013 (UTC)
Would anyone know why I'm not able to preorder the Black Chest edition? I'm going to Uplay's website but I'm only getting the option for the standard pc download pre order. I also got a message recently when I went on to the website saying that the site has been changed to my country's (Ireland) settings. Are other Irish users not getting the option. It would be great if someone could shed some light on this. 79.97.101.158 00:07, April 9, 2013 (UTC)
I assume it will be updated when the edition is released--Fragment -Animus- 00:17, April 9, 2013 (UTC)

Im only excited for three reasons: Playing as a pirate, being an assassin, I will be on my caribbean vacation when the game comes out, so I plan to take the PC version with me depending on the release date BuonaFortuna (talk) 06:49, April 25, 2013 (UTC)

View Points

So, I remember some blog here going on about how view points are out and we'd be able to synch from anywhere, which is retarded in my book. Anyone got any info on this one? --Kainzorus Prime Walkie-talkie 23:09, May 2, 2013 (UTC)

Just Ubisoft making sure that the series becomes as different and unrecognizable from the first two games as possible. Einsteinium99 (talk) 20:48, June 25, 2013 (UTC)

View Points are still in, and you can fast-travel to them, after synchronizing, at any time. Stormbeast The Helpful Place 01:08, June 26, 2013 (UTC)

Aveline?

I Noticed That The Last Picture Seems To Feature Aveline Grandpre. Is This Another Skin, A Cameo, Or My Own Ignorance About Something I Don't Know? 2myname1 (talk) 20:37, June 11, 2013 (UTC)

Aveline will be available for the Sony-exclusive missions in the campaign. Stormbeast The Helpful Place 12:24, June 26, 2013 (UTC)

Crouching

In the article it says that there's a crouch button. But i tought they said there will be no crouch button plenty of times Axeton (talk) 20:31, June 25, 2013 (UTC)

Main Enemies

Since the Carribbean was an area for Spanish colonies, will the soldiers themselves be Spanish, like in AC3 with the British? 98.250.218.196 02:53, June 26, 2013 (UTC)PatriotJager150

Do you ask that under the assumption that someone out there actually knows the answer? 2myname1 (talk) 05:41, June 26, 2013 (UTC)

I believe he asks under the assumption somebody else has read the article and will answer his question. I will simply say, read the article. --Jasca Ducato Council Chamber Assassination record 11:36, June 26, 2013 (UTC)

Woodes Rogers

I don't know if anyone else has noticed this yet but if you look closely at the back of the ship at the end of the E3 Trailer you can see that the ship is named "Delicia". After a bit of research I found out that the Delicia was captained by a man named Woodes Rogers. Rogers later went on to be the first Royal Governor of the Bahamas. He also imposed some kind of tax. Odds are he'll be one of the Templars we fight. 71.205.246.14 00:40, July 12, 2013 (UTC)

Woodes Rogers was a pirate hunter. --Jasca Ducato Council Chamber Assassination record 08:25, July 12, 2013 (UTC)
Odds are not he'll be one of the Templars we kill then, since he died after Haytham was born. -- Master Sima Yi Clogs 08:53, July 12, 2013 (UTC)
That might be true but their historical death dates don't always match the Assassin's Creed ones. Robert de Sable is assassinated two years before history says he died. Same goes for Jacopo de' Pazzi. Or maybe it could be that we only fight him and end up sparing him in the end, like for Rodrigo Borgia.71.205.246.14 11:10, July 12, 2013 (UTC) 

PC not delayed?

Is PC release date really the same as all the other ones? No delays this time? Xeoxer (talk) 16:32, August 1, 2013 (UTC)

Edwards Hood

Do you think we should add a section about Edward's hood being able to come off? Just a suggestion.  ZBlue0 (talk) 19:06, August 17, 2013 (UTC)

An entire section just to note a small feature? Surely you jest. --Kainzorus Prime Walkie-talkie 19:22, August 17, 2013 (UTC)
I meant like mentioning it somewhere in the "Other" section. Section was probably the wrong word to use. ZBlue0 (talk) 02:48, August 18, 2013 (UTC)
Wait, nevermind...ZBlue0 (talk) 03:02, August 18, 2013 (UTC)

Timeline

Since we know we will be playing as an Abstergo agent reliving Edward's memories through an Animus in Black Flag, this leads to the question, "When is this?"

Possible spoilers

If on 21 December 2012, Desmond died and Juno took over the earth, how in the world will there be peace and such in an Abstergo office while an agent is reliving memories? It wouldn't make sense if it was after 2012. Maybe, much long after? After Juno is overthrown? If the game takes place before Desmond's death, that would make more sense. The assassin and timeline itself is before Connor's time, which was the end of Desmond's saga. Theories? Thoughts? D3T&FS (talk) 17:03, August 28, 2013 (UTC)

1) The modern part is in 2013 and it does make sense since we are not in 2012 anymore.

2) There are a lot of people working for Abstergo Industries and the part of Abstergo that workes on memories taken from dead/alive people is getting reseached by reseatch analysts at Abstergo Entertainment.

3) Juno is a rouge AI so she does not have enough power to enslave the world...yet.

4) The Animus allows us to go to any timeline in the past. --ACsenior (talk) 17:24, August 28, 2013 (UTC)

RP

Look at the main image. The rating on this game is not pending (RP).2myname1 (talk) 12:51, November 17, 2013 (UTC)

Updating tense?

Looking at this article, it seems that it hasn't been updated since the game was released, given the presence of future tense. Do we have the go-ahead to change it to the proper tense? I don't want to step on any toes if this is already underway or not being done for some other reason.

Molotov.cockroach (talk) 20:18, November 29, 2013 (UTC)

Assassin Contract Glitch

Alright so I started a contract in about sequence 3, and I never ended up completing it until I beat the game and started doing side missions. But heres the thing, it says in my "Side Missions" that i still have that contract but it doesn't show my target on the map. This is preventing me from getting 100% synch on the contracts and getting that cool sword. Anything to fix this?

~TMFA

Edition

A registred user should add the new Jackdaw Edition (http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/03/10/assassins-creed-4-black-flag-jackdaw-edition-revealed) to the interested paragraph. 82.55.158.149 23:55, March 18, 2014 (UTC)

Why not register and add it yourself? --Kainzorus Prime Walkie-talkie 02:31, March 19, 2014 (UTC)

legendry ships

how is is one you sink one of the legendry ships hms fearless/sovereign one is left you get killed the replay still has the two ships together , which i  think is unfair advantage as we are fisrtly fighting two ships big fellers to boot.

Because that's called challenge, and that's why they're legendary ships. Slate Vesper (talk) 01:38, March 23, 2014 (UTC)

No title

Could you guys make a article on AC5? I know its not out yet and will need to be changed once it does come out but could you guys like make it with just the information we have about the game and the possible locations,time era and main character where it just has the information we have right now?

First, we already have articles for Unity. Second, no, because Unity is not officially recognized as AC5 so far. --Kainzorus Prime Walkie-talkie 11:15, April 15, 2014 (UTC)

A secret creature / mission below the observatory ??

Hey guys my name is 110.139.61.182 15:50, September 5, 2015 (UTC)yudhacapay110.139.61.182 15:50, September 5, 2015 (UTC)  is this rumor true  because  my friend told me about this rumor ? is this true ?

Never heard of such a thing. Did he say anything else about it? Stormbeast The Helpful Place 15:56, September 5, 2015 (UTC)

No Desmond?

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