Ubisoft has released a new trailer for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag. This time, the company gives us a look at the multiplayer component of the game. The trailer is comprised entirely of gameplay footage taken from cinematic angles with the song I Hate the Taste by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club playing in the background. Check it out:

Multiplayer seems to be going through mostly unchanged between Assassin’s Creed 3 and 4. The only major difference seems to be the visual themes. While Assassin’s Creed 3 had the colonial America look to it, owing to 3’s American Revolution setting, 4 has, unsurprisingly, a pirate theme.

Multiplayer was first introduced to the Assassin’s Creed franchise with Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, which was essentially the continuation of the story that was finished in Assassin’s Creed 2. The plot of the series’ multiplayer component is a bit different from the single player campaign, though. In multiplayer, players take on the role of Abstergo agents, who are essentially the modern-day versions of Templars, as they use the Animus to gain the parkour abilities of Assassins through the bleeding effect.

Over time, the multiplayer hasn’t gone through many changes, with most being just a revamp of the control scheme which was brought along because of the radically different gameplay of Assassin’s Creed 3 when compared to Assassin’s Creed: Revelations.

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. While the next-gen console versions will be available for the respective consoles on launch day, the current-gen versions will be available on November 1. The PC version doesn’t yet have a release date.

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