Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag trailer, infographic shows off the Golden Age of Piracy

Assassins and pirates… makes sense… we think.  Ubisoft today released a new Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag trailer which helps connect the historical dots to make more sense of the new game’s background and setting.

We also get a glimpse of the game in action beyond the history lesson, so make sure to check it out. There’s a neat Tumblr infographic right here: as well.

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag’s True Golden Age of Pirates trailer:
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?It is now the dawn of the Eighteenth Century?? Assassin?s Creed games have always been designed with real history as its backdrop. In the latest Assassin?s Creed IV Black Flag trailer, gamers get a glimpse into the Golden Age of Piracy, when men of fortune sought riches and pirates of legends like Benjamin Hornigold, Calico Jack, Charles Vane and Blackbeard ruled the treacherous high seas.

Included with the trailer is an infographic riddled with facts about the Golden Age of Pirates in the 18th century. We?ve referenced multiple sources to provide a visual introduction to the period. You?ll learn about the events that made this Age of Piracy possible, get a taste of the living conditions that might make an honest sailor turn pirate, and uncover some of the key places, people and events that you will experience in Assassin?s Creed IV Black Flag.

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag is scheduled for a release on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC, beginning on October 29th.