The gauntlet has been thrown in the first major update for Assassin’s Creed Pirates. In addition to new missions, ships and even a new map to explore, the difficulty has been raised to offer a greater challenge to those who dare to call themselves fearsome pirates. Find an additional campaign mission as well as 10 side missions in the new Nassau map.

Assassin's Creed: Pirates - Major Update

The Nassau map will be the most difficult yet, but the challenge has been upped across all the game’s ship battles. New defensive mechanics have been added to allow you to destroy cannonballs mid-fire and provide access to new counterattack capabilities.

Go after the new achievements and see how you measure up against your friends using the added social features. This update is available starting today. Assassin’s Creed Pirates is available now for $4.99 on iOS and Google Play.

Assassin's Creed: Pirates - Major Update

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Assassin's Creed Pirates

Assassin's Creed Pirates

Release date — Fall 2013
Developer — Ubisoft Paris
In this stand-alone game for smartphones and tablets, further explore the Caribbean during the Golden Age of piracy as Alonzo Batilla, a young and ambitious captain. Manage your crew, upgrade your ship and engage in huge naval battles to become the most feared pirate of your time and claim La Buse’s legendary treasure.

ESRB Rating: 12+
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Anne Lewis began her career as an editor at PlayStation: The Official Magazine, where she worked under Gary Steinman. She can now be found skulking around the UbiBlog, once more working for Gary. Alas. When Anne isn’t writing about games, she's alphabetizing her comic book collection or shooting at stuff with a bow. Follow her on Twitter: @BDRAnneLewis

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  1. Vladimir on January 9, 2014
    Bad update. Unplayable :( crashes.
  2. stephen landis on January 10, 2014
    ive played every assassins creed game that's come out. this is the first one that every time you think you fixed something you just made it worst. I cant find any social treasures/whales/convoys and I have an island that none of the eagle view points will sync. so thanks for the updates
    • Andrew Bogan on January 12, 2014
      I have had enough , i was initially blown away by this game, but it frustrates me that so called next gen machines have last gen problems, i have spent hours and hours looking for social treasures and royal convoys, with no luck. When you pay 50pounds for a game you expect it to work as intended, i dont even care if they patch it, i have played my last Assassins Creed game.
  3. Steven on January 11, 2014
    Keeps crashing now after this update.
    • Stewart on January 12, 2014
      Mine keeps crashing also when I try to load Nassau as well. Stuck there and now non-playable.
  4. Vladimir on January 13, 2014
    Hey?! Where are you?!
  5. David on January 13, 2014
    I bought Assassins reed Pirates mobile for my Ipad Air lasted I. 2013. It was a great game. But the Jan 9, 2014 update made the game unplayable. I have seen several user comments saying the same thing. But nothing from Ubisoft acknowledging . Is the programming failure being fixed and if so when will the release occur?
  6. Jeff on January 14, 2014
    Yes it continually crashes on my ipad 2 sucks alway at the wrong time. ;) maybe I'll request refund if it continues . Join if you agree fix this or be plundered!
  7. Chris on February 15, 2014
    Love the game, if the crashes aren't fixed, I can't give it more than 1 star, because, it's unplayable...I hope it gets fixed!
  8. Dalton on February 18, 2014
    Stupid I cant play single player because all these bugs and its pretty pathetic of you Ubisoft.
  9. Joseph on February 22, 2014
    Game keeps crashing after each battle or suddenly. Can't play it. This game doesn't worth a dollar if these bugs keep occurring.
  10. Jeroen on March 14, 2014
    Please solve the issues soon. It keeps on crashing :(. The game became unplayable.
  11. Potsqually on March 15, 2014
    Crashes when I try to load from the map. Can't find troubleshooting anywhere for help.
  12. on March 24, 2014
    fast travel dosn't work on ps4 even though it says it is synced.
  13. John on March 30, 2014
    Since update keeps crashing for me too when I try to load the map.Rubbish! Refund please?!
  14. Jay on April 10, 2014
    Hey dudes, I had the same problem with the game CONTANTLY CRASHING and I was about to delete it out of anger but I decided to try turning my phone off and restarting it, and it WORKED! I can play again. I have a 4s with the ios 7.1 update. Hopefully it works for you guys too. It's a fun game, the crashes almost ruined it for me for sure. I was PISSED!
    • CJ on September 15, 2014
      This tip worked for me thanks man!
  15. Kristian Clements on May 29, 2014
    I bought this game about a week ago, and it is one of the best ios games I have played, however the crashing is very frequent and unplayable. Please fix this problem !
  16. james on May 31, 2014
    Will this update ever come to Amazon? Since this blog was posted another update has arrived and yet amazon customers are left out. My kindle feels neglected.
  17. Hans on June 26, 2014
    Keeps crashing, not woth the money
  18. Kathy O’Dell on June 26, 2014
    Crashes crashes crashes. I have the ipad mini and it started off crashing a lot. now i can't even play it because it crashes EVERYTIME.
  19. Dragon on September 27, 2014

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