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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Trailer Showcases Next-gen Improvements

Posted on September 12, 2013 AT 09:35am

Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag which showcases some of the technical advancements made in the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of the game.

Improvements include shallow water shaders, a fully dynamic weather engine, global illumination lighting technology, dynamic 3D foliage, and dynamic boarding navmesh.

Assassin’s Creed IV is set to release October 29 in North America and November 1 in Europe for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U. PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 will follow a few weeks later.

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