Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Trailer Leaked Online

By Ishaan . March 2, 2013 . 10:30am

A trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has made its way onto the net. The trailer was accidentally leaked by a news outlet and subsequently taken down, but not before viewers managed to upload it to video sharing websites. Watch it below:

 

video trailer by gamer3anon
 

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is headed to the PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and also to Sony’s recently announced PlayStation 4 console. The game is slated for release on October 29th.


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  • Solomon_Kano

    I wasn’t sure about this, but I’m liking the variety of locations on display. Will get for PS4.

  • SirRichard

    There’s promising stuff in it, even if it is just a CGI trailer to build hype. Dual-wielding swords and guns, a variety of locales, assassinations and so on. But I’m going to hold off until we actually see it in action, if it’s too much like III I’m going to pass.

  • Spirate

    Assassin’s Creed III left a bit of a bad taste in my mouth; Liberation was overall a much better game and had a much better main character.

    Hopefully if they iron all of the kinks out, it may fill the void that Disney Interactive created when the cancelled Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned (at least to me).

  • Ethan_Twain

    This is cool! The sailing stuff in the previous Assassin’s Creed was great, and if the urban areas of the game are all different ports around the seas then this game could recapture the diversity of exotic locales that defined the first two games in the franchise.

  • Christian Wright

    I’m starting to get bored with the AC games. I waited years to the play the first and I enjoyed it. Played 2 right after and enjoyed it even more. Then I played brotherhood, got bored and fell asleep after an hour. Maybe I played them too fast. Idk. but these games are started to become redundant to me. I didnt see anything from 2 to brotherhood that felt different gameplay-wise. I havent played revelations or 3 yet. I wonder if anything changes significantly besides the story. :/

    • http://www.themogblog.com/ Edward Walton

      I would say that the combat is deeper than the previous games for ACIII. Though if you read reviews, most of them have one thing in common. They didn’t bother with many of the side missions which house majority of your upgrades you’d normally get playing through the previous games. The side missions do feel rewarding though as they each have their own story as well.

      • http://iadagraca.com/ DigitalWolf

        Yeah if i hadn’t have stopped and played the side missions i would have missed out on so much.

  • leo

    The cg looks amazing the new assassin looks bad ass

  • ( `Д´)ノ)`ν゜)

    Wow that sure was an ´accident´.

  • eilegz

    Pirates of the Caribbean dai kaizoku jidai

  • gsnap

    They’re really good at tricking me into thinking I want to play Assassin’s Creed. But I won’t be fooled again!

  • http://altsune.com/ Ovada Bey

    First time I’ve seen a blonde male pirate hero since Windwaker. :3

    • http://www.youtube.com/user/playstationunity DXVII

      Looks like I need to buy 3 & 4 xD

  • AyaisMUsikWhore

    I’m like the biggest assassin creed fan but now I’m kind of tired of it now. I just don’t understand when we will eventually get to, what supposed to be, now. What about desmond future. In assassin creed 3 we got a glimpse of it but I want to play in that city now. I’m getting bored now

  • Riian

    Are there any spoilers in this vid? I haven’t played AC3 yet, so…

    • brian

      Soooooooo?
      It is a new time period, and it had nothing about its modern timeline.
      Just pirates and a pretty boy.

    • http://twitter.com/Vietgeta VietGeta

      All AC game trailers show only what era they’ll be dwelling into. It never shows anything plot-wise. Most people who don’t even play the game aren’t even aware that all the AC games take place in a simulated past. And that the game actually takes place in the future.

  • Omikuji

    Ohh… How you stick out even more white assassin outfit. You don’t look very blend in at all surrounded by pirates. But clearly you need some more guns and swords strapped to you.

  • Randy Marsh

    “We drink and we pillage and we do what we please
    We get all we want for free
    We’ll kick your ass and kill your lass
    Assassin’s Pirates We.”

    Dammit that was terrible!

    Well the trailer looks good and models are really pretty, hopefully this game won’t be full of bugs like AS III.

    • http://blackstar2661.deviantart.com/ SilverSpades

      After all that backlash for in the last game? I hope Ubisoft’s not that stupid to let it happen again…

  • Redichi24
  • JordyZ

    This will probably give me better hopes than AC3. Didn’t really like the game that much. :c

  • Aoshi00

    I thought they were kinda milking it too much, but I liked all 3 main AC games. Only played a bit of Brotherhood and not Revelation, and haven’t finished Liberation yet.

    This trailer looks pretty good, kinda awesome assassinating a guy and stealing his girl :) So the new main is related to Haytham Kenway, Connor’s dad, right? The naval battles were excellent in AC3, so this could be a very fun game..

    • burnfist23

      Apparently, he’s Haytham’s father.

      • Aoshi00

        That’s nice, so it’s Connor’s grandpa. I thought Haytham Kenway was a very cool char.. so there is some connection to AC3.

    • eilegz

      never got around main AC, buy liberation was fresh and kinda cool experience some bugs here and there (like any ac or ubisoft game) but it wasnt a bad game for a portable

  • FeaturePreacher

    I need to see some massive expansions in combat and traversal before I even think of purchasing this.

  • XypherCode

    I really think the title should’ve been AC3: Black Flag instead of 4. I know it’s a new hero and setting but it really kinda fits if he’s really Daddy Kenway. xD

    • http://www.themogblog.com/ Edward Walton

      Grand-daddy Kenway most likely. The setting will most likely take place before the American revolution and if Blackbeard happens to be in it, it could be a good 60-70 years before the events of Assassin’s Creed III.

      • Mr_SP

        Yeah, Edward Kenway was Haytham’s father, and Connor’s grandfather. It also fits the time line of Edward Teach, Blackbeard. So, this game happens in the late 1600′s, early 1700′s.

  • Spirit Macardi

    If the Piece of Eden in this game turns out to be a Devil Fruit, I’ll laugh my ass off XD

    • Ferrick

      Gomu Gomu no~ Hidden blade XD

  • Suriel Cruz

    The CG looks A’mazing!

  • Nivans

    What a coincidence that Assassin’s Creed’s trailers/info always “leaks” :P

    • AJ

      You never took “half-assed Marketing 1001″ in business school?

      • Nivans

        Definition of SARCASM
        1
        : a sharp and often satirical or ironic utterance designed to cut or give pain
        2
        a : a mode of satirical wit depending for its effect on bitter,caustic, and often ironic language that is usually directed against an individual.

        In this case it’s #2

  • ToshiChan

    Well, time to bust out the Lonely Island and blast Jack Sparrow as I kill people on ships

    • Symbol de Au

      Don’t forget “On a Boat”

    • HassanJamal

      This is the tale of Captain Jack Sparrow~

  • Letiumtide

    I’d be interested in this is they got rid of the 100% sync thing, perhaps there were greater issues with Brotherhood and Revelations, but the 100% sync has never jived with me, I find it 4th wall breaking to hear a buzzer and know that not only to I need to redo the level but that my sense of immersion was broken.

    I’m not sure if this is only an issue for me though, I don’t think I’ve ever heard many people comment on it as a concept.

  • Masa

    dual swords….FINALLY!

  • NimbusStev

    I don’t care that they’re milking AC. I don’t care if it’s a cookie cutter of past AC games. I don’t care if they radically change the gameplay of AC in a negative way. In fact… I don’t care about AC at all.

    I am just absolutely thrilled to finally see a AAA-caliber game centered around pirates! With next-gen graphics! I absolutely love everything about pirate lore so this game is a must-have for me, even though I’m not at all an Assassin’s Creed fan. I can’t wait!

    • Matheus Mendes

      I love the AC series+i love pirates= day one buy for me!

    • LynxAmali

      Would’ve had one a while ago had Disney not cancelled the Pirates of the Caribbean game they had in development…THAT ACTUALLY LOOKED GOOD.

      • NimbusStev

        Yeah I played the At World’s End game but it was pretty terrible. I will desperately eat up just about any pirate game I can get my hands on. My dream is for a Bioware-style pirate game on par with the likes of Mass Effect and Dragon Age. Sadly the closest we’ve gotten to anything like that is the mediocre Risen 2. Let’s hope Black Flag takes the crown!

        • LynxAmali

          I wasn’t talking about the World’s End game.

          I was talking about Armada of the Damned. It was supposed to be a prequel to the movies.

          http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pirates_of_the_Caribbean:_Armada_of_the_Damned

          • NimbusStev

            Aww that would have been awesome. That’s what a licensed game should be. Stop focusing on being an adaptation of the movie and instead come up with interesting backstory.

  • Prinnydoom

    Edward Kenway hmmmm interesting looks like i might enjoy this more than AC3

  • notforsale

    Rushing to preorder as we speak

  • http://Tree.com/ Busterblader

    Oh I feel a song coming on!
    Do what you want, ‘cause a pirate is free,
    YOU ARE A PIRATE!
    Yar har, fiddle di dee,
    Being a pirate is alright to be,
    Do what you want ‘cause a pirate is free,
    You are a pirate!

  • Sergio Briceño

    Yar yar!

  • tubers

    Oh so this is a yearly thing now or something? What next?

    Assassin’s Creed: Black Ops ?

    • http://www.siliconera.com/ Ishaan

      The plan has been to do yearly Assassin’s Creed games for a while now. Ubisoft have been very open about wanting to put one out every year.

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/EnvyMizuhashi Garyuu of Spades

    Assassin’s Creed IV feat. Chris Hemsworth as Edward Kenway. :D

  • Symbol de Au

    Sing a song of six pence.
    A pocket full of rye…

  • Kai2591

    “accidentally”

    or is it? lol

  • heartless141

    one thing strike me interest (/pirate) was according to the trailer, the requiescat in pace talk after an assassination is gone, kinda in a badass way too.

    though yeah, this has reaffirm me even more about how assassin’s creed completely lost its stealth element.

  • Ferrick

    Arrsassin’s Creed IV: On stranger plot twists

    but holy crap, how many pistols does this guy carry @.@, now imagine if each pistols have 2 shots each… dat 8 shots in one go

  • Ridho Siregar

    Somehow I feel this “IV” is just like another “Brotherhood”. The relation to ACIII is still too close. And damn, a finished trilogy should needs a rest before continuing a new one. This is all too fast.

    But it’s all my paranoid thoughts, though. I’m still waiting for this. Pirate world’s typical of sailing and playing with women wins me.

  • http://the-critical-hit.tumblr.com/ Musashi

    Who did the Ubisoft plumbing? Mario?

  • natchu96

    Considering “Edward Kenway” and all, whatever new protagonist we’ll have could or could not be related by blood to the last one, since I guess the side of Desmond’s ancestry we were looking at could still easily be the mother’s side instead, so they could still kind of go farther back than this pirate . . .

  • Darkrise

    Impressive NTR. I like this new assassin already.

  • amagidyne

    I know Assassin’s Creed has always been pretty silly, but this is so goofy it makes me feel like I’m being licked by a clown. It might as well be a licensed Pirates of the Caribbean game.

  • ThunderGod_Cid

    Sooooo, Ubisoft is making Assassin’s Creed themed roach poison now?

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