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The poster shows a series-familiar hooded assassin wielding a pistol in one hand and a sword in the other. This character is standing on a ship--with a black flag in the background--and is surrounded by a host of pirates. Earlier this month, Ubisoft confirmed it was developing a new Assassin's Creed game for release during its fiscal 2014 (April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014). According to CEO Yves Guillemot, this game will take place in a new setting and star an all-new hero.

Source: http://www.gamespot.com/news/assassins-creed-iv-black-flag-revealed-6404481

UPDATE: Boxart leaked along with a new screenshot





Individual Boxart for PS3,Xbox360,Wii U and PC were posted on official Assassin's Creed Facebook page before they were taken down confirming that it won't be releasing on next gen consoles. More will be unveiled on Monday March 4th at 5pm GMT.

in game screenshot:
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no next gen release ?! seems Ubisoft indeed milking their cash cow rolleyes.gif
Edited by naved777 - 2/28/13 at 4:19am
     
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While I'm a fan of the series, it really does feel like they're milking it at this point. Give us a break with some new IPs..
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what? no spin off on AC3?
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The new CoD.
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While I'm a fan of the series, it really does feel like they're milking it at this point. Give us a break with some new IPs..

...um Watch Dogs called

I played 1...meh...biggest hype of the generation at that time
played 2...LOVED IT...platinum'd it on PS3
skipped Brotherood & Revalation
was gonna wait until 3 gets cheap before I take a go at it...I may not even do that considering how every review points the first 5-7 hours is basically tutorial...

definitely getting Watch Dogs when it comes out
     
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While I'm a fan of the series, it really does feel like they're milking it at this point. Give us a break with some new IPs..

They have been milking the franchise since the introduction of Brotherhood. Assassin's Creed III was a given since the second game because Patrice Desilets said that Desmond's story is a trilogy. Since the sequel turned out to be a big success, they wanted to start creating spin off games with Ezio. I am not surprised by this since the CEO of Ubisoft said that a new game will be coming sometime in 2014 starring a new ancestor and time period. Very interesting that they chose Connor's grandfather, Edward Kenway to be the star of Black Flag.
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...um Watch Dogs called

The next gen consoles aren't coming out before holiday season, and the time window in the OP easily allows for launch before then for this game. They've released at least 3 or 4 AC games in the time they've been showing us Watch Dog trailers.

Again.. I like the series, but even the biggest fanboy can see the release schedule is getting very CoD-ish. I would like to see them mix things up more.
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artwork looks stupid. What happened to ancient egypt!
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I prefer that dude who made the China AC concept art.. but w/e smile.gif

Hope the game's great.
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