Ubisoft Reportedly Remaking Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Focusing on Pirates
Ubisoft is reportedly working on a remake of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, the beloved pirate-centric installment in the series. The project is in its early stages and will involve Ubisoft Singapore, a studio experienced in developing ocean-related gameplay mechanics.
While specific details about the remake are still scarce. There is potential for the game to adopt a more expansive open-world RPG style. Building upon the success of recent Assassin’s Creed titles.
Skull and Bones, Ubisoft’s highly anticipated pirate game, is facing ongoing development issues. The game, which originated from an expansion of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, has encountered internal struggles, delays, and changes over the years.
Despite being announced in 2017, Skull and Bones has yet to be released, with multiple delays and no new launch date provided.
The development team is currently focused on polishing the game for an upcoming closed beta. While studio management is requiring developers to work from the office.
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Possibility of a Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag -Inspired Direction for Skull and Bones
Ironically, discussions among Skull and Bones developers had previously centered around pivoting the game’s direction back toward the successful elements of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag.
Ideas included emphasizing co-op exploration and hand-to-hand combat rather than solely focusing on resource gathering or player-vs-player naval battles.
While this alternative direction may have taken longer to develop. It raises questions about whether the current development struggles for Skull and Bones could have avoided.
Ubisoft’s plan to remake Assassin’s Black Flag offers fans the possibility of revisiting the beloved pirate-themed entry in the series. With Ubisoft Singapore’s involvement, the remake aims to modernize the game and potentially introduce new elements.
Meanwhile, the long-delayed Skull and Bones continues to face challenges and delays as the development team works toward a closed beta release. The irony of considering a Black Flag-inspired direction for Skull and Bones raises speculation about the game’s troubled development process.