After rumors and marketing material leaked this week, Ubisoft hasÂ confirmedÂ that the next installment in theÂ Assassin’sÂ Creed franchise will beÂ Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Ubisoft confirmed the title by releasing the first official art as seen below.
Amazon.com has also released box art for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U. But no next-gen consoles have been announced. PS3 owners will be getting their own “Exclusive Edition” that will come with “60 minutes of exclusive gameplay.”
ThisÂ announcementÂ confirms the rumors that the next entry into the series will take place on the open water and islands of the Caribbean as a new pirate-assassin protagonist. There has still been no confirmation on time period but more details will be released by Ubisoft on Monday, March 4th.