Ubisoft's Skull & Bones is Black Flag without the Assassins

Ubisoft's Skull & Bones is Black Flag without the Assassins

Ubisoft got excited about the pirate ship warfare in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. The life of a pirate wasn't all fun and games though, and the cinematic trailer below shows this.

Following a juicy CG trailer, Justin Farron, Skull and Bones' creative director, took the floor to describe the game as "the ultimate pirate experience".

Two groups of rival players competed in a player-versus-player mode, each battling each other and the elements to pillage the most loot. Meanwhile, if you're curious to know the origin story of Ubisoft's new IP, look no further than the extended featurette, below. Another interesting feature listed on the game's website is the game world's ability to react to your actions.

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Sailing will take into account wind usage, how sails are set and other real-world factors.

Black Flag fans may immediately notice similarities between that game and Skull & Bones - and they should.

The Crew 2 was revealed a few weeks back, but nothing about the game had been revealed.

This is a breaking news story and we will update it with more information when it is available. This game has a third-person view and the hunt ends when pirate hunters appear on the horizon.