Game director Ashraf Ismail shares his insights on the new gameplay elements and locale of "Assassin's Creed IV."
Visually, nothingis any different than what was at E3 but if you wanted to learn more check out the video below.
Natural environment including caves, jungles, underwater areas, riuns, in addition to new Caribbean ports and towns. Ashraf goes on to note that enemies have recieved a buff to their power making them deadlier than before and that stealth will be of even greater importanc. Finally, he touches on naval combat with seamless transitions from ground to sea. If you were a big fan of the high seas battles from "ACIII" then you'll love the improved mechanics.
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag tells the story of Edward Kenway, who falls from privateering for the Royal Navy into piracy as the war between the major Empires comes to an end. Edward is a fierce pirate and seasoned fighter who soon finds himself embroiled in the ancient war between Assassins and Templars. Set at the dawn of the 18th Century, the game features some of the most infamous pirates in history, such as Blackbeard and Charles Vane, and takes players on a journey throughout the West Indies during a turbulent and violent period of time later to become known as the Golden Age of Pirates.
Also, Edward Kenway is in the running neck and neck against Ubisoft's other stealthy protagonist, Aiden Pierce. Which one will come out on top?