Assassin's Creed IV® Black Flag Companion
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Elevate your Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag experience with this unique companion app. Turn your tablet device into a second screen that provides you with features that further immerse you into this Caribbean world.
PLEASE NOTE: To get the most out of your app, you will need to sync with your copy of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag on your gaming platform.
*** Assassin's Creed IV's companion app is pretty rad – Destructoid
Assassin’s Creed Black Flag’s Companion is an indispensable tool for all would-be pirate captains. It acts like your very own quartermaster, so that you will never need to break the immersion and flow of gameplay by pausing the game to navigate through certain menus. You are now free to fully concentrate on the job at hand - to gain wealth and infamy on the high seas and in exotic cities.
Login with Uplay to fully enjoy the following features:
INTERACTIVE WORLD MAP
More exhaustive than your in-game map; see your mission objectives in real-time, set waypoints, zoom in and out, and search for locations with the tip of your finger. It’s also a great way to involve someone else in your single player experience, your friend can be your quartermaster.
You can now interact with the main game 24/7, wherever you may be. Use the ships that you have captured to send on missions, secure routes and collect cargo and currency. The Atlantic Ocean is thriving with opportunities and you’ll need many ships to take full advantage. You can even help secure your Uplay friends’ routes and get rewarded.
All your game data is stored here, including main mission progress, crafting completion, and your current game status.
Find treasure maps in-game and see them on your second screen while you cross-reference the real-world location on your TV.
Display received messages, notifications from your friends and find community challenges.
Easily view, at your leisure, all the Animus Database entries unlocked in the main game.
This app is optimized for iPhone 4S.
• Kenway’s Fleet, the Animus Database and real time updated information require an internet connection to function correctly.
• The application requires a Uplay account to synchronize your game data.
Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Companion is compatible with PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC.
What's New in Version 1.0.2
Awesomely good but has some flaws
I love how I can link my ACBF game here. I never cared for the fleet system in the game itself because I would never remember to go back and get my money it made or whatever. This app helps me make the money I need to keep my ship in game up and running and also acts as a handy map for me when I need quick look at where I am. It's easy to understand and simple to play.
Some flaws that I wish could be fixed are the hit topic screen that never updates by keeps telling me there is new stuff to read. I guess it must have been more active when it first came out, but it's pretty dead now and I have no real way of knowing if the one and only event that involves Black Flag (sense the other two notices are just a welcome to the app and an add for the other phone app about pirates) is even still going on. Also, sometimes when I check it, it will switch languages from English to Russian to German. I was hoping the app would update with news on the community events that were in the game, but it doesn't seem to happen that way.
Lost ALL my money and ships/Won't connect
**Update** I had been building up tons of money with my fleet, and then when I signed into the game on my Xbox, ALL of that money (in the range of $143,000) was gone, as well as my entire fleet. Now, when I sign in to look at my fleet on either the app or game, I see the same thing. I have sent two messages to Ubisoft support now, with NO replies (even had to resend one because it was lost). ALL of my fleet, my progress with it, and the money I saved up is gone, yet my progress in the actual game and world map is still there.
So this has affected my saved game on the Xbox! I worked hard for that Man of War, damnit!
Until this is resolved, I am going to send complaints regularly.
I can also attest to a lot of the other complaints in these reviews, the game crashing, server being down, can't sign back in due to 'another instance of the app,' still no push notifications (even though the companion for Unity has it), and I'm still having issues getting it to connect to my xbox.
I'm excited about this app, especially if push notifications are added, but it will not connect to my xbox one, so it's pretty much useless.
If there were some support, faq, or something to at least give me a clue as to why, I'd appreciate it.
I would give this app 5 stars, if I were able to use it.
Excellent addition to the game
The map feature is cool, but the ability to conduct fleet naval missions is the real gem. This allows you to run naval missions (make money) anywhere you may be with your mobile device. It was nice to occasionally check on these throughout the day, while at work, and then get into the game in the evening and collect my reales. This also meant that I could spend more console time playing AC4 and leave the fleet stuff for when I was away. The fleet interface is nearly identical to the in-game version, making the integration seamless. So many game-related apps are a huge waste of time, this is not one of them. Ubisoft hit the mark on this one.
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- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: Dec 10, 2013
- Version: 1.0.2
- Size: 196 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
- Seller: Ubisoft
- © 2013 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Assassin’s Creed, Black Flag, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad, and iPod touch.