Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag will bring a brand new hero, a young captain named Edward Kenway. His exploits will earn the respect of legends such as Blackbeard.
It is 1715 and Pirates rule the Caribbean. Among these outlaws is a fearsome young captain named Edward Kenway. His exploits earn the respect of pirate legends like Blackbeard, but draw him into an ancient war between The Assasins and The Templars. A war that may destroy everything the pirates have built.
Become Edward Kenway, a charismatic, yet brutal pirate captain who has been trained by Assassins. Edward can easily switch between using the hidden blade of the Assassin Order and all the new weapons, including double-sided pistols and dual cutlass swords.
Command your ship, the Jackdaw, and strike fear in all who see her. Plunder and pillage to upgrade the Jackdaw with ammunition and equipment needed to fight off enemy ships. The ship's improvements are critical to Edward's progression through the game. Attack and seamlessly board massive galleons, recruit sailors to join your crew and embark on an epic and infamous adventure.
Stand amongst legendary names such as Blackbeard and Benjamin Hornigold, as you establish a lawless Republic in the Bahamas and relive the truly explosive events that defined the Golden Age of Pirates.Play with your friends in the ruthless and critically acclaimed multiplayer experience. Choose from an eclectic cast of characters from the Golden Age of Pirates and fight to the death in exotic locations.