Assassin's Creed series News


Assassin's Creed 4 'Freedom Cry' becomes standalone game on PS3, PS4 & PC

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2014 10:05am PST

Ubisoft has dabbled in standalone DLC before, notably with Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, but is now curiously turning some already-released DLC into a standalone game. The 'Freedom Cry' mini-campaign from Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, which told of Adéwalé's adventures and s...


"Yes, weird that it's not done for Wii U since Ubi has been doing good job with Wii U games so far."

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Assassin's Creed 4 patch fixes 100-friends bug on PlayStation 4

By Steve Watts, Feb 04, 2014 6:55am PST

A 2.3GB patch for Assassin's Creed 4 on PlayStation 4 fixes the connection errors for players with large friend lists. It also fixes a variety of other bugs, adds tutorial streaming, and changes the fight balance to make double attacks more frequent.


"the patching rules for the next gen consoles are *VERY* different, and while they will often be ..."

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Next Assassin's Creed may not have boats, but tech will be repurposed

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 29, 2014 10:00am PST

"all of this technology, it might appear in future games--it might just not be on boats."


"Logically I see them doing the setting in "Thirteenth Century - Egypt and Northern Africa." ..."

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Interview: Olivier Deriviere, composer of Remember Me and Assassins Creed IV: Freedom Cry

By Alex Martinet, Jan 20, 2014 1:00pm PST

Oliver Deriviere worked on the evolving score of Remember Me, and the traditional Haitain score of Assassin's Creed 4: Freedom Cry. We find out more about the music composing process.


Assassin's Creed Liberation HD launches with new HD trailer

By Steve Watts, Jan 15, 2014 1:10pm PST

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD is now available, and Ubisoft has released a new launch trailer to show off the HD makeover.


Assassin's Creed Liberation HD comparison screenshots

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 09, 2014 2:30pm PST

So how much better does the upcoming PS3/Xbox 360/PC port of Assassin's Creed Liberation look?


"It does seem funny that especially the upper picture in this news post looks better in SD than ..."

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Assassin's Creed Pirates (iOS) review: shallow waters

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2013 11:00am PST

Assassin's Creed Pirates is Ubisoft's companion piece to Assassin's Creed 4, but does it do justice to the refined pirating mechanics of its older brother? Our review.


Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag unleashes Blackbeard's Wrath on December 10

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 09, 2013 4:30pm PST

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag gets new multiplayer DLC tomorrow when Blackbeard's Wrath introduces three new playable Assassins.


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Ubisoft survey hints at non-Assassin's-Creed pirate game

By Steve Watts, Dec 06, 2013 9:30am PST

A survey from Ubisoft gauges interest in a pirate game similar to the elements in Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, but removed from the AC series.


"They could move the series back to Europe. I loved the uncharted waters on the SNES and they ..."

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Assassin's Creed 4 'Freedom Cry' DLC coming December 17

By Steve Watts, Dec 04, 2013 9:15am PST

Assassin's Creed 4's "Freedom Cry" DLC will launch on December 17, according to a new advertisement.


"Looking forward to this. I support good DLC content... but I still won't pay a season pass. I'll ..."

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Assassin's Creed Pirates coming December 5

By Steve Watts, Nov 25, 2013 8:30am PST

Assassin's Creed Pirates is coming on December 5 for $4.99, Ubisoft has announced.


"Other sites mentioned "newer tablets & phones". I believe iPad 2 and some of the newer iPhones ..."

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Assassin's Creed 4 hints at the future of the franchise

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 04, 2013 4:00pm PST

The Assassin's Creed franchise can explore nearly any point in history. Players that explore Black Flag's modern day setting will uncover some interesting emails from Abstergo Entertainment that give clues as to where the series will go.


""Fourtheenth Century - Ashikaga Shogunate in Japan" would, in my opinion, be the most ..."

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Assassin's Creed 4 hides a Watch Dogs secret

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 31, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Watch Dogs may have been delayed to next year, but if you play Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, you'll get a small Easter egg regarding Ubisoft's next open world game.


"I fckn knew it!! After seeing a gameplay demo of a mission in Watch Dogs, the first thing that ..."

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Assassin's Creed 4 review: high seas, high thrills

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 29, 2013 1:00am PDT

After the disappointment of Assassin's Creed 3, I was nearly ready to write off the franchise. Ubisoft's open-world foray into the American...


"So they just completely dropped this major plot line of the whole franchise? Jesus, why do ..."

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Assassin's Creed Liberation HD releases in January

By Steve Watts, Oct 23, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD will hit starting on January 14 for $19.99, Ubisoft has announced.


"I'm really glad they're doing this. I felt I missed out on the first female main character, even ..."

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