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author: Maciej Gaffke

Pirate Crew in AC 4: Black Flag Numbers 34 Million; Ubisoft Celebrates 10th Anniversary

It's been 10 years since Assassin's Creed fans received one of the best-rated installments in the series. Yesterday, Ubisoft informed how many players have enjoyed the popular Black Flag during that time.

Source: Ubisoft

Fans of pirate games have reasons to celebrate, as yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the release of one of the most popular installments of Assassin's Creed - Black Flag. As Ubisoft revealed, a total of more than 34 million users have played the game over the years, a truly impressive result.

The very large crew of the fourth Assassin's Creed

A round anniversary is always a reason to be proud and to recall the "good old days." That's why Ubisoft posted a message on X in which it encourages the community of more than 34 million Black Flag fans to share their memories of the game.

For many fans, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is one of the best parts of the series. This is proven by the many comments under the post, which praise the title. Some outright demand from the French developer to refresh this pirate story and release a remake or remaster.

  1. Black Flag is the fourth major installment of Assassin's Creed. The game was released on October 29, 2013 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii U consoles. A few weeks later, the game also hit PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
  2. The main character of Black Flag is Edward Kenway. As befits a pirate, he wants to learn the secrets of the assassin order to get treasures - so he claims to be one of them. However, not everything goes according to his plan and Kenway finds himself in the conflict of the title Assassins with the Templars.
  3. The Assassin's Creed game in question has been very well received. Currently on Metacritic, average rating of Black Flag is 88/100 (based on 36 reviews). In turn, on Steam the fourth installment has a whopping 89% positive reviews - so far, users of Valve's platform have given almost 60,000 of them.

Where to buy Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag?

Loved by many gamers, Black Flag is available in several digital stores. The game can also be found in popular services, where you can also find other installments of Assassin's Creed.

  1. Steam - Ubisoft's game on Valve's platform costs $39.99
  2. Ubisoft+ - Black Flag can also be played directly on the developers' service. A monthly subscription currently costs $14.99. The game is also available on Ubisoft Store for the same amount as on Steam.
  3. PlayStation Plus Extra - Sony's service enables you to play several Assassin's Creed games and Black Flag is among them. This subscription version costs $12.99.
  4. Microsoft Store - if you want to buy Black Flag on Xbox, then you need to prepare $29,99.

It is worth noting that Black Flag has lived to see one expansion - Freedom Cry. It was released about two months after the release of the base game.

Maciej Gaffke

Maciej Gaffke

At, deals with writing news. Graduated in Polish philology and sightseeing and historical tourism at the University of Gdansk, which is related to his other "non-game" interests - history, books, and travel. As for video games themselves - once a fan of FPS, now converted to action-adventure games. Also interested in fighting games (especially Mortal Kombat), RPGs, and all titles focused on single-player. From time to time, likes to play tennis, volleyball, or football. Proud resident of Pomerania and Puck.


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