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Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag trailer showcases The Watch companion app

Ubisoft has released a new Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag trailer that showcases The Watch, a companion app for everything related to the game.

Anyone pre-ordering Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag will gain exclusive access to The Watch companion app, which Ubisoft is deeming the ultimate location for “true assassins” “true Black Flag followers”.

“Get on board for an adventure that will lead you to Black Flag. The Watch is the ultimate destination to find all the latest news, upcoming events, releases from the studio, and the very best of fan art,” the YouTube video explains. “The Watch is a unique quest where you can demonstrate your knowledge of Assassin’s Creed and get rewarded for your skills and involvement in exclusive and exciting missions, quizzes, assassination contracts, real time operations [and] riddles. The time has come to join The Watch.”

The video, which was posted on the UK Assassin’s Creed YouTube page today, gives little more details about the next instalment in the Assassin’s Creed series, apart from a few snippets of footage already seen in other official Ubisoft videos.

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag Features

Ubisoft has already released an Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag gameplay trailer and plenty of AC4 screenshots, showing some of the game’s 50 locations that are scattered across the Caribbean.

Following the story of Edward Kenway, an all-new protagonist, the game is a pirate adventure set in the 1700s and picks up one of the more successful elements of Assassin’s Creed 3, the open sea battles.

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag will allow gamers to explore the various ports of call of Kenway’s story, including urban locations like Havana, Nassau and Kingston, but also underwater shipwrecks and the open ocean.

Launching on the current-generation PlayStation 3 and Wii U consoles, the Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag release date is on November 1 for UK gamers. A PC and MAC edition of the game will launch a little later, as well as versions for the next-generation PS4 and new Xbox 720 consoles. 

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