Ubisoft announced that a new DLC-bundled retail version of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag is due to hit store shelves in Europe later this month.

Assassin's Creed 4: Jackdaw Edition includes the full version of Black Flag and seven previously released Season Pass DLC packs. The bundle collects the standalone "Freedom Cry" single-player mission pack alongside the multiplayer-focused Death Vessel Pack, Kraken Ship Pack, Crusader & Florentine Pack, Illustrious Pirates Pack, Blackbeard's Wrath Pack, and the Guild of Rogues Pack.

Assassin's Creed 4: Jackdaw Edition will launch in Europe on March 28 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC platforms. Joystiq has contacted Ubisoft for details regarding a North American release, and will update once we receive a response.

[Update: An Ubisoft representative notes that Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag Jackdaw Edition is only scheduled for release in the UK.]

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Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag Jackdaw Edition

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UBISOFT® UNVEILS ASSASSIN'S CREED® IV BLACK FLAGTM JACKDAW EDITION

This exclusive edition includes Assassin's Creed® IV Black FlagTM and seven DLCs

London, UK – March 10 – Today, Ubisoft® announced details of the Assassin's Creed® IV Black FlagTM Jackdaw Edition which will be released on March 28 in the UK as an Amazon exclusive. It will be available for PlayStation®4 from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and for the Xbox One® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

Assassin's Creed® IV Black FlagTM Jackdaw Edition includes:

- Assassin's Creed® IV Black FlagTM full game

The following Assassin's Creed® IV Black FlagTM Jackdaw Edition downloadable content:

Death Vessel Pack - Show your enemies that you are ready to bring death upon them with the Death Vessel sails, figurehead and wheel.

Kraken Ship Pack - This pack includes a sail, wheel, and figurehead inspired by the legendary sea monster known for swallowing ships, men and whales.

Crusader & Florentine Pack - With these new cosmetic sets, sail with Altaïr or Ezio's colors with 4 customization items for your ship and 2 new weapons for Edward.

Illustrious Pirates Pack – This pack adds 3 new islands to explore with its hidden treasure chests, new outfits, weapons, ship items and more; ready to be discovered. Customize your multiplayer experience with new skins and items!

Multiplayer #1 – Blackbeard's Wrath - Blackbeard's Wrath Pack extends the multiplayer experience with three new fearsome playable characters including the Orchid, Blackbeard himself and the Jaguar!

Multiplayer #2 – Guild of Rogues - The Guild of Rogues Pack extends the multiplayer experience with three additional playable characters including the Stowaway, the Shaman and the Siren! This pack also comes with new customization options, and new moves!

Assassin's Creed® IV Black FlagTM Freedom Cry - This nine mission self-contained story featuring Edward Kenway's first mate Adewale. Born a slave, Adewale found freedom as a pirate aboard the Jackdaw where he became Edward Kenway's second-in-command. 15 years later, Adewale has become a trained Assassin who finds himself shipwrecked in Saint-Domingue without weapons or crew, starting a new adventure of his own.

About Assassin's Creed® IV Black FlagTM

The year is 1715. Pirates rule the Caribbean and have established their own lawless Republic where corruption, greediness and cruelty are commonplace.

Among these outlaws is a brash young captain named Edward Kenway. His fight for glory has earned him the respect of legends like Blackbeard, but also drawn him into the ancient war between Assassins and Templars, a war that may destroy everything the pirates have built.
Experience the lives of ruthless and merciless pirates in History's Golden Age of Piracy! Impersonate great adventurers of the Caribbean and unleash lethal new skills and weapons. Explore mysterious islands and with the colors of your sails, strike fear into the hearts of any sailor daring to cross your path!

For more information on Assassin's Creed® IV Black FlagTM, please visit assassinscreed.com and facebook.com/assassinscreed. For information on Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Jackdaw Edition on Xbox One®, please click here and for PlayStation®4 please click here.

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