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Why Pirates? Assassin's Creed IV's Developers Explain The New Setting

by Ben Hanson on Mar 04, 2013 at 03:40 AM

By now you've probably heard that the next installment of the Assassin's Creed series will put you in the role of Connor's grandfather as he builds up a pirate crew and sails the Caribbean sea, but why? With a universe that can take you to any point in history, what was so attractive about the pirate setting? While visiting Ubisoft Montreal we spoke to the game's director, writer, and art director to learn more about what excites them about creating the ultimate pirate fantasy wish-fulfillment.

Watch the video below to learn more about the game and see exclusive, new screenshots. 

To learn more about Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, click here to read our extensive preview.