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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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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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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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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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Single-player ACIV: Black Flag features locked behind Online Pass

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag locks away one of its single player features to those who have not registered an Online Pass. Ubisoft is one of the last remaining publishers to stick with the Online Pass system. ACIV sticks with the tried and tested method of requiring a code before …

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VIDEO: Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag compared on PS3 and PS4

Reviewers have heaped praise on Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, which has arrived on some formats today. Stores opened their doors last night for the release of the game on Xbox 360 and PS3. The game’s ‘second’ release will arrive on November 22nd when it is released for PS4, …

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Who needs sleep? Trio of midnight launches on the way for GAME staff

Spare a thought for the hard-working staff of UK retailer GAME who face a very busy eight days. A huge number of stores will be opening their doors tonight at around 11:45pm to welcome the arrival of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag on current gen machines at midnight. Special event …

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Watch Dogs and Assassin’s Creed IV content exclusive to PlayStation for six months

It will be six months before players on other platforms get their hands on Sony’s exclusive Ubisoft DLC. Both Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and the delayed Watch Dogs include exclusive” content on both PS4 and PS3 – and a video below from Sony confirms the precise period of that …

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