Ubisoft Confirms Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag And Watch Dogs For Xbox One

By Binu Paul , Updated May 22, 2013 11:31 AM EDT
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Ubisoft has two games for the next-generation Xbox console - Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag and Watch Dogs. The publisher said these are two of at least six next-gen games it plans to bring on to Xbox One during the system's first 12 months. The six games will apparently include new entries in established franchises as well as new IP along with downloadable titles.

"The next generation of consoles will reinvigorate our industry and make it possible for us to deliver incredible new entertainment to gamers," Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said in a release. "Our teams are using the innovations in connectivity, immersion and social gaming included in Xbox One to create original and memorable next-gen gaming experiences."

The futuristic open-world game Watch Dogs is scheduled hit the North American market on Nov. 19 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, PC and Sony's next-gen console PS4. According to a recently leaked six-minute long gameplay video, the protagonist Aiden Pearce was seen infiltrating enemy outposts, purchasing weapons and using more of his futuristic hacking tech. Watch Dogs will be a graphical feast for gamers as its gameplay depends heavily on the main character's cell phone with which he constantly to do things like hack into a security infrastructure and more. Pearce has the ability to hack just about any and everything around him, gain information from anyone and access everything.

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag is set in the Caribbean in 1715 where players will take control of Edward Kenway, the grandfather of Assassin's Creed 3 protagonist Connor Kenway. The game will be arguably the biggest in the franchise offering 50 unique locations including the cities of Havana, Kingston and Nassau in addition to smugglers' coves, plantations, jungles, fishing villages and more. The new instalment in the Assassin's Creed franchise has already been announced for PS4 and will be released on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC on October. 29.

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