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Assassin’s Creed IV: Jackdaw Edition out this month

Ubisoft has wasted no time in announcing a full-fat all-you-eat edition of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. It’s called the Jackdaw Edition and will be released on PS4 and Xbox One on March 28th. There’s no indication that Ubisoft plans to release the SKU on PC or current-gen machines. It …

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The 100 best-selling boxed games of 2013

So we all know GTA V ruled the roost, but how did the other blockbuster games of 2013 fare? UKIE/GfK Chart-Track has handed MCV the 100 best-selling boxed video games of 2013 for the UK. It’s not remotely surprising to see GTA V rule the roost, followed by FIFA 14, …

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Ubisoft distances itself from PC optimisation comments

A statement that was re-quoted out of context” is being blamed on apparent comments from Ubisoft saying that the optimisation of PC games is not important. Assassin’s Creed 4 associate producer Sylvain Trottier was last week quoted as saying: On PC, usually you don’t really care about the performance, because …

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Ubisoft: "On PC you don’t really care about the performance"

Publisher Ubisoft is already not at the top of many PC gamers’ Christmas lists and new comments from an Assassin’s Creed producer are unlikely to help. The PC version of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has irked some quarters of the PC fraternity having been accused of a lack of …

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Assassin’s Creed IV gets 1080p resolution bump on PS4

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed IV will only output a native 1080p picture on PS4 once users have downloaded a patch. The required title update will apparently roll out shortly after release”. Without the patch the game outputs at 900p. But why ship at 900p in the first place?” the Ubiblog reads. …

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Splinter Cell Blacklist sells 2m copies, Rayman Legends nears 1m

Ubisoft has announced sales numbers for a pair of under-performing titles, revealing Splinter Cell: Blacklist has moved 2m units and Rayman Legends is closing in on 1m copies sold. Games Industry reports the Ubisoft provided the figures following its recent call to investors, where the publisher had warned investors that …

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Call of Duty sales tumble 50%, but how bad is it?

Call of Duty: Ghosts UK launch sales are around 50 per cent lower than Call of Duty: Black Ops II, retail sources have told MCV. It’s certainly a big, worrying figure. But there are several caveats to consider. For one, Ghosts is a launch title for Xbox One and PS4 …

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ACIV: Black Flag and Battlefield 4 pip COD: Ghosts in social media wars

The latest social media research from Way To Blue suggests that Call of Duty: Ghosts is lagging behind the competition in terms of social media buzz. The agency, which bases its findings on data gathered using an algorithm based on both social conversation search queries and proprietary methodology, measured both …

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Ubisoft reveals PS4 Assassin’s Creed IV bundle

Gamers will be able to pick up a PS4 bundled with Assassin’s Creed IV when the console launches in the UK on November 29th. Although Ubisoft isn’t pitching it as such, it seems the SKU is more or less a direct replacement for the previously popular Watch Dogs bundle following …

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag beats Battlefield 4 to No.1

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has won this week’s heated race to claim the UKIE GfK Chart-Track UK No.1 spot. EA’s Battlefield 4 has to settle for second place in its first week, although both titles fail to match the numbers recorded by their respective previous instalments – presumably …

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