Being an assassin, you feel yourself almost invincible. On the one hand, it is very cool, but on the other - you don't have any challenge in the game. That's why the developers have decided to bring new Assassin's Creed 4 progression system that yesterday was detailed in the official Ubisoft's blog.
While overland many enemies are one-hit targets for Edward, afloat you will meet a lot of extremely dangerous opponents. For example, if you face a Man-of-War - the powerful British warship - you can start preparing for death. But if you upgrade the armor, cannons and other ship's stuff, you will be able to fight against any enemy.
"Having the Jackdaw allows us to have a really deep progression system," - says Ashraf Ismail, the game director of Assassin's Creed 4. "We have a lot of different weapons with a lot of upgrades. This really ties everything together. It gives a reason to travel the world. It gives us a reason to find collectibles."
And really, to upgrade your ship, you will have to sail the seas, moor and spend a lot of time on the various islands and in the different cities, dive deep into the ocean trying to find the collectibles, follow the treasure maps and seek for new and new resources. While trying to make your ship better, you will be able to explore the huge open-world of Assassin's Creed 4 game, reveal its secrets and spend fantastic in-game hours.
"At some point you’ll look back and realize you just spent the last two hours going to this place and that place and killing this guy and attacking this ship," Ismail explains. "It’s so natural. I think that’s one of the coolest things we have in the game."
But of course, not only the ship will have the upgrade options. Also you will be able to expand the features of Edward. As a pirate, he will be able to carry many different guns and other weapons, and you can improve them and increase their quantity. Moreover, you will be able to upgrade the health of the game's protagonist.
To find out how much the Assassin's Creed 4 progression system is convenient, we will have to wait until the game's release date. But already now we would like to show you, how the multiplayer mode of this project will look like. The RajmanGamingHD YouTube user has published several in-game footages. The first video shows the multiplayer gameplay and the second one - the customization of the multiplayer's characters. More videos are on the channel.
Also there is one new official trailer:
Also it became known that Assassin's Creed 4 game for the current generation of consoles will be released on the 29th of October in Europe, although earlier the launch day was scheduled for the end of November.