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PS4 Assassin's Creed 4 to ship in October, creative director suggests

Developer suggests new console may launch before November

The PS4 version of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag will ship alongside the current gen and PC editions in October, the game's creative director has suggested.

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Asked by Outside Xbox if there'll be any delay between the release of the current and next-gen versions of the game, Ubisoft Montreal's Jean Guesdon simply replied: "Same ship."

It is possible Guesdon's comment has been misconstrued, and that he simply meant that development of the next-gen versions will be completed alongside the other editions, in time for whenever Sony and Microsoft opt to launch new consoles.

However, it's worth noting that he was specifically asked: "Is there going to be any delay between the versions, or are they all going to release at the same time?"

Ubisoft has officially announced an Assassin's Creed 4 release date of October 29 in the US and November 1 in the UK on PC and current gen consoles.

Sony has confirmed a PS4 release date of "holiday 2013" in at least one of Japan, Europe and the US.

Guesdon also recently said that, "in addition to improved graphics and physics", next-gen versions of Assassins Creed 4 will offer enhanced connected features, although he was vague about their exact nature.

For more on the newly announced seafaring adventure, check out our Assassin's Creed 4 preview and cast your eyes over the latest Assassin's Creed 4 screenshots.

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