Game details

Game:
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
AKA
Assassin's Creed 4
Genre:
Action
Sub Genre:
Adventure
Release Date (US):
November 15th, 2013
Release Date (UK):
November 22nd, 2013
Players:
1
Online Players:
2-4
Developers:
Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher:
Ubisoft
Rating:
PEGI 18
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on :
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC and Wii U.

About Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

The latest entry in the Assassin's Creed franchise sees players controlling former privateer Edward Kenway during the Golden Age of Piracy.

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PSU Review Score
9.0
Avg. user review score:
9.9

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Summary

Black Flag on PS4 adds some impressive spit and polish to an already-stunning adventure game.

We like

  • The same brilliant Black Flag experience brimming with content and engaging gameplay
  • Some nice DualShock 4 functionality
  • Stunning visuals made all the more impressive thanks to PS4

We dislike

  • A few minor technical hiccups still exist

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I waxed lyrical on Ubisoft’s pirate-themed adventure in my PlayStation 3 review of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, and for good reason. Combining the very best of the historical action-adventure series’ brutal, stealth-oriented components and giving players a massive, Caribbean open world to explore, Black Flag offers unprecedented freedom and a wealth of side activities to indulge in beyond the already-dece...

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag News

  • Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag Jackdaw Edition announced for PS4

    Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is getting re-released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One under the Jackdaw Edition moniker, Ubisoft has announced. Due out on March 28, the Jackdaw Edition of the pirate-themed adventure includes the full game, plus a host of downloadable content, including Blac...

  • Assassin's Creed 4 ships 10 million

    Ubisoft has revealed that its pirate-themed adventure Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has shipped 10 million copies as of December 31, 2013. By comparison, Assassin’s Creed III shipped 12 million copies during the same time frame. However, Edward Kenway’s nautical outing perform...

  • Assassin's Creed: Freedom Cry hitting PS Store as standalone spin-off

    Ubisoft has announced that Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag add-on Freedom Cry will be released as a standalone, downloadable title exclusively for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC. Priced at $14.99, the game will release on February 18. There is no word as to if this is a timed exclusive, leavi...

  • Assassin's Creed 4 gets massive PS4 patch

    Ubisoft has released a new patch for the PlayStation 4 version of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The update weighs in at a rather hefty 2.3GB, and targets the pirate-themed adventure’s single-player component. See below for a full list of fixes.     -Fix rare c...

  • Assassin's Creed series ending hasn't exactly been planned after all, says Ubisoft

    The lead writer on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has clarified previous reports that Ubisoft has already planned out the conclusion to the popular historical action-adventure franchise. Darby McDevitt told EDGE (via IGN) that claims of the series’ planned ending are “not exact...

  • Assassin's Creed 4 'Illustrious Pirates' DLC detailed

    Ubisoft has unsheathed a fresh batch of DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, titled The Illustrious Pirates. This latest chunk of post-lunch content supplements the swashbuckling action-adventure title with a host of extra content, most of which was previously exclusive to various retai...

  • Assassin's Creed 4 Freedom Cry PS4 release date confirmed

    Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’s first batch of single-player DLC, Freedom Cry, will hit PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on December 18, Ubisoft has announced. The DLC forms part of the historical action-adventure’s Season Pass, and takes place 15 years after the events of Blac...

  • Assassin's Creed 5 hints featured in Black Flag DLC, no Kraken included

    Ubisoft has revealed that the forthcoming Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag DLC, Freedom Cry, will contain hints to the direction of the next installment in the annual historical action-adventure franchise. Speaking to Eurogamer, the French publisher confirmed the DLC, which stars Edward Kenw...

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