Ubisoft has revealed that the entire modern day portion of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is purely optional.
If you have had the chance to play any of the Assassins Creed series, you might have wondered as to how pointless the modern day portion of the game is. And to some extent it may have been annoying for some of the users.
However, there is no need to worry anymore as in order to create a more object oriented game, the modern day portion in the upcoming Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag has been rendered optional.
The idea behind this move has been subjected to the common opinion roaming around the gaming community has been that the modern day portion of the game is a nuisance. However, for the people who still feel interested in how the story of Desmond develops through the game, they have been given the liberty to go through those portions.
“In the main path, we don’t go to [the modern day] too many times, we only go to it a few times,” Ashraf Ismail said. “But for the true fans who love that kind of stuff, there is a huge load of content in this world that’s there to kind of give homage to our fans, develop the lore even further.”
Ismail who is the director of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag agreed with the fact that the users should be given the option to whether go through the modern day portion while for the more dedicated followers, the choice of using this option should be provided.
“if you don’t really care, it’s okay. You don’t have to.” However, fans that choose to delve in will discover “there’s tons of videos, tons of images to find, you get to see what happened to Desmond after AC3.”
While summing his opinion on the Black Flag sequel, Ismail contemplated that the option is going to be included in order to provide the users with a service liberty.
“We actually looked at it as fan service,”