Please note: this is a PRE-ORDER PC sale. You'll be able to find your activation code in your account on November 22, 2013. You'll use this code to redeem and activate your purchase.
Shiver me timbers! The year is 1715, and *pirates rule the Caribbean in a lawless Republic*.
Become Edward Kenway, a *charismatic but brutal rebel pirate assassin* who has fought his way to glory and earned the respect of *swashbuckling legends like Blackbeard*. However, his actions have drawn him into *an ancient war* between the Assassins and Templars that *threatens to dismantle the pirates' empire*.
Set sail for an *incredible, expansive adventure* in the *most diverse and breathtaking Assassin's Creed world ever created*. Embrace your inner pirate and explore *over 50 unique Caribbean locations from Kingston to Nassau* as you become as one of the most feared buccaneers in the West Indies.
*Join legends of pirate lore* and relive the explosive events that defined *the Golden Age of Piracy*.
WHY WE LOVE IT
*To be perfectly honest, we haven't played this game yet*.
Unfortunately, running this exclusive pre-sale promotion doesn't grant us early access to the game, BUT, *if you've played any of the previous Assassin's Creed titles, you know how epic they are*.
And from what we've read, the fourth installment of the series is *even bigger and better than its predecessors*. In short, if you love the *free-flowing, open world exploration, ninja-like parkour, and swift hand-to-hand combat* we've grown accustomed to from these titles, you won't be disappointed.
- *A Pirate's Life For Me* - Explore an exotic and lawless 18th century Caribbean world with 50 unique locations.
- *Sail The Seven Seas* - Command your ship, the Jackdaw, and strike fear in all who see her. Plunder and pillage to upgrade your vessel with ammunition and equipment to boost it's naval warring abilities.
- *All Hands On Deck* - Play with friends in a critically acclaimed multi-player experience. Choose from a cast of pirate characters and fight to the death in unique locations.
- *A True Assassin* - Step into the boots of Edward Kenway, a brutal pirate captain trained by the Assassins. Quickly dispatch foes with all new weaponry including four flintock pistols and dual cutlass swords or go old school with the Hidden Blade of the Assassin's Order.
- *Plunder All The Booty* - Live alongside legendary swashbucklers such as Blackbeard and Benjamin Hornigold as you relive the Golden Age of Pirates.
*Metacritic Score: 89/100*
"Simply sailing wherever the wind takes me and seeing what sort of trouble I can get into is a complete joy... Black Flag delivers a world brimming with gorgeous places to go, amazing secrets to discover, and nefarious pirates to stab." (8.5/10) - IGN
"There's an incredible scope to what you can do in Black Flag, with a level of harmony between its component parts that encourages you to try it all, and a story that keeps you invested throughout the whole thing." (9/10) - GameSpot
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS & LANGUAGES
- Operating System: Windows Vista SP SP1 or Windows 7 or Windows 8 (both 32/64bit versions)
- Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400@2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon II X4 firstname.lastname@example.org GHz
- RAM: 2GB for Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
- Video card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 or AMD Radeon HD 4870 (512MB VRAM with Shader Model 4.0 or higher)
- DirectX: DirectX June 2010 Redistributable
- Disk Space: 30GB
- Sound: DirectX compatible sound card with latest drivers
- Peripherals: Windows-compliant keyboard and mouse required, optional controller
- Operating System: Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8 (both 32/64bit versions)
- Processor: Intel Core i5 2400S@2.5 GHz or AMD Phenom II x4 email@example.com GHz or better
- RAM: 4GB or more
- Video card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 470 or AMD Radeon HD 5850 (1024MB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0) or better
- Supported video cards at the time of release: Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 or better, GT400, GT500, GT600, GT700 or AMD Radeon HD4870 series or better, HD5000, HD6000, HD7000 series.
- Disk Space: 30GB
- Supported Languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese,& Russian.
- Note: Latest GeForce drivers tested: 320.49 for all series. Latest Radeon drivers tested: 13.1 for Radeon HD4000, 13.4 for Radeon HD5000 and above.