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Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Pirates goes free-to-play, gets new content

Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Pirates goes free-to-play, gets new content

September 4, 2014

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Pirates, the nautical, pirate-themed adventure game set on the High Seas, can now be downloaded free of charge and has received new content in a recent update.

Previously priced at $4.99, Assassin’s Creed Pirates is now a free-to-play application for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. It does include a selection of in-app purchases (IAPs) which offer users shortcuts to additional content (such as packs of coins), but gamers can indeed set sail and partake in the adventure free of charge as of today’s update.

Besides the price change, new content has been added to Assassin’s Creed Pirates, too. In a press release that reached us earlier today, Ubisoft explained:

A new chapter appendix called “Cold Blood” has been opened to explore the Arctic Seas in the latest game’s update. Sailing north from the warm and familiar Caribbean Sea to the frigid Arctic Sea, captains will be introduced to a legendary new crew member who will help procure resources and share their knowledge of the icy waters. To combat the cold waters of the Arctic, ship customization has been upgraded, giving players the option to overhaul their vessels to improve their abilities on the open sea.

Ubisoft has indeed been committed to improving Assassin’s Creed Pirates: in both June and August the app received major updates bringing new chapters to the game. It first launched in December and has been generally well received by iOS device owners.


You can pick up the recently updated Assassin’s Creed Pirates free of charge on the App Store, and as mentioned it’s optimized for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Assassin's Creed Pirates
Assassin's Creed Pirates