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Ubisoft has announced the first Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag single player DLC pack, which does, as rumoured, star Edward Kenway's first mate Adewale, a former slave. It'll release before March 2014, and can be acquired for 20% off when you buy an Assassin's Creed 4 Season Pass, out alongside the game itself on 1st November.... read more

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Postby Maximus T » 08 Oct 2013, 18:08

Is it just me or does adewale sound a lot like xerxes from 300?
In other news, an Assassin's creed season pass doesn't do it for me.
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Postby Grummy » 08 Oct 2013, 18:31

DLC doesn't really hold any interest for me here unfortunately.
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Postby ElCritique » 09 Oct 2013, 01:10

Should have been the main character of the game.
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Postby CunningSmile » 09 Oct 2013, 10:15

ElCritique wrote:Should have been the main character of the game.


How comes?
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Postby stylon » 09 Oct 2013, 10:27

Having DLC missions available, not just day one, but before the game is even out yet tarnishes the game a little for me. Laves them wide open to accusations of cutting missions from the game so they can milk a few extra quid out of us...
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Postby CunningSmile » 09 Oct 2013, 10:31

stylon wrote:Having DLC missions available, not just day one, but before the game is even out yet tarnishes the game a little for me. Laves them wide open to accusations of cutting missions from the game so they can milk a few extra quid out of us...


Just because they've announced it before release doesn't mean there is anyway they could have been ready before release, and there isn't a developer in the world that doesn't plan it's DLC in advance. Besides which if these were genuinely missions cut from the main game in order to milk us wouldn't they star Edward rather than being stand alone?
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Postby stylon » 09 Oct 2013, 13:08

CunningSmile wrote:Besides which if these were genuinely missions cut from the main game in order to milk us wouldn't they star Edward rather than being stand alone?


They could have been the Prologue section like in AC3 where you start of playing as Edward Kenway before playing Connor?
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Postby CunningSmile » 09 Oct 2013, 13:12

stylon wrote:
CunningSmile wrote:Besides which if these were genuinely missions cut from the main game in order to milk us wouldn't they star Edward rather than being stand alone?


They could have been the Prologue section like in AC3 where you start of playing as Edward Kenway before playing Connor?


Apart from the fact they're set fifteen years after the main story you are absolutely right. And you didn't play as Edward in AC3, you played as his son Haythem. So apart from being wrong about everything you're absolutely right :wink:
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Postby FishyGinger » 09 Oct 2013, 13:19

I counted two zings there.
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Postby stylon » 09 Oct 2013, 14:44

CunningSmile wrote:[Apart from the fact they're set fifteen years after the main story you are absolutely right. And you didn't play as Edward in AC3, you played as his son Haythem. So apart from being wrong about everything you're absolutely right :wink:


Lol, totally fluffed that up :oops: ...but you knew what I meant which is the important thing - could easily have been part of the main game as some sort of flash-forward / flash-back thing.

Don't get me wrong - I don't mind buying extra content, I just don't like the idea of paying for something that maybe should have been included in my original game purchase.
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