Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag book tie-ins announced

Today Ubisoft announced three books that will tie into the release of Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag , the sixth game in the main series of their multi-million selling franchise about assassins through time.

The first book Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag will be released in 7 November for Europe and the 26 November for the US, with localised versions to follow. The story is about a young captain Edward Kenway as he makes his name as one of the greatest pirates on the seas, the book will follow as Edwards is drawn into the age old conflict between the assassins and the Templars.

The second title to be announced was the official art book for the game. The book will contain concept art from the fourth coming title. Alongside the ordinary edition, a special case edition will be given a limited print run of 500. The speical edition will be contain two exclusive prints signed by the artist. The books release will be the 28 October 2013

The last title will be the official strategy guide, which will be on sale alongside the game. The guide will contain complete walkthroughs of every story and side mission, locations of all hidden secrets, story analysis and multiplayer strategies. The guide will also contain a map poster of all in-game areas.

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is scheduled for release on 1 November in Europe and will be available on the Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U and PC.

Author: Robert Edwards

Professional Geek with a PhD in Gaming, a masters in comic books from the university of Awesome. Please note; these are not real qualifications and the author is embellishing for the sake of it, in all likely hood he is a moron with access to the internet and a thesaurus.

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