Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for PC
PC - Windows

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Nov 19, 2013
8.51
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About this game

Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag begins in 1715, when pirates established a lawless republic in the Caribbean and ruled the land and seas. These outlaws paralyzed navies, halted international trade, and plundered vast fortunes. They threatened the power structures that ruled Europe, inspired the imaginations of millions, and left a legacy that still endures.

System Requirements

Recommended

  • OS: Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8 (both 32/64bit versions)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 2400S @ 2.5 GHz or better or AMD Phenom II x4 940 @ 3.0 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 470 or AMD Radeon HD 5850 (1024MB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0) or better
  • Storage: 30 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
  • Additional Notes: Supported video cards at the time of release: Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 or better and GeForce GTX 400, GTX 500, GTX 600 and GTX 700 series. AMD Radeon HD4870 or better and Radeon HD5000, HD6000 and HD7000 series. Note: Latest GeForce drivers tested: 327.23 for all series. Latest Radeon drivers tested: 13.1 for Radeon HD4000, 13.4 for Radeon HD5000, HD6000 and HD7000 series on Vista and 13.9 for Radeon HD5000, HD6000 and HD7000 series on Win7 and Win8. Laptop versions of these cards may work but are NOT officially supported.

Minimum

  • OS: Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8 (both 32/64bit versions)
  • Processor: Intel Core2Quad Q8400 @ 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon II X4 620 @ 2.6 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 260 or AMD Radeon HD 4870 (512MB VRAM with shader Model 4.0 or higher)
  • Storage: 30 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
  • Additional Notes: Windows-Compatible keyboard and mouse required, controller optional.

Gamer Reviews

37329 Reviews
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Mar 17, 2021

This is one of the most beloved games in the franchise for the fans but I dislike this game. You are a pirate and doing piraty things like stabby-stab and raising the sea level by nanometers by blasting everything that you can lay your eyes sailing around the vast seas. The maps are not well made and all the exploration was mostly sea-based which was tedious to get from Point A to Point B. Edward's character progression was very bad, though having no training as an assassin he can do all the maneuvers. A small training video in his childhood would have plugged that gap. The worst part of the game is that you are suddenly pulled out of the Animus and have to work around in the Abstergo office which looks great visually but the tasks are super boring and tedious. There are like five outfits and none of them look great. The only nail which it hits right is the music and sea shanties. Taunting the soldiers was hilarious and dual-wield swords were not at all utilized properly. The ending connects to the beginning of AC 3 which I loved.

Feb 10, 2021
One of my favorite games. They say that of all the AC games this is the best, well I totally agree.



Good storyline.


Lots of side quest that makes the game more enjoyable.


Above-average stealth difficulty.



Would be 10/10 if Capt. Jack Sparrow has a cameo.
Nov 19, 2020
Ubisoft redeemed their self with this game. They steered away from the same formula and put in some pirates which was cool!

Critic Reviews

17 Reviews
8.26
Daniel BloodworthOct 29, 2013
While some core mechanics could still be improved, Black Flag's story, world, and systems come together to form a markedly better and more cohesive game than Assassin's Creed III. It's not only the best Assassin's Creed game to date, but also one of the best games for pirate fans to embark on as well.
CinnamonToastKenDec 01, 2013
8.50
Marty SlivaOct 29, 2013
The amazing world of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has kept me gladly occupied for longer than any other game in the series, even though its story isn’t the strongest. At no point in my dozens of hours was I ever at a loss for something to do. Simply sailing wherever the wind takes me and seeing what sort of trouble I can get into is a complete joy. Beyond the underwhelming main campaign, Black Flag delivers a world brimming with gorgeous places to go, amazing secrets to discover, and nefarious pirates to stab.

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