Those who pre-order Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag in Europe will get access to ... more marketing! Okay, so technically it's "The Watch" a desktop, tablet and smartphone destination that brings centralizes information about the game.
Players can also compete in "quests" that will unlock "specific missions, special rewards and bonuses." Just what those rewards and bonuses are hasn't been made clear.
LONDON, UK - April 26, 2013 - Today, Ubisoft® revealed further details about its first VIP program, THE WATCH, dedicated to the Assassin's Creed community, now available for all players who pre-order Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag via retail, online stores or Uplay in EMEA territories.
THE WATCH will allow members to delve deeper into the Assassin's Creed Universe and enjoy exclusive tailored content, as well as early access to the latest information, ensuring the community are the first to know about upcoming events, shows, talks and releases on the brand.
THE WATCH will bring the community closer to Assassin's Creed than ever before via regular in-depth features exploring a variety of different themes, including the characters, setting, places, cultural inspirations and other game related elements.
The Assassin's Creed universe also lives through the fans' voice and creations, so THE WATCH also allows members to follow Assassin's Creed related social media and discussions, discover and 'like' other member's content and upload their own, and compare their skills and achievements! Key members of the community will also be chosen to update a special "Experts" section to share their deep knowledge on the universe.
THE WATCH will also introduce unique member quests to compete in, unlocking specific missions, special rewards and bonuses. These timed missions will only be available through THE WATCH and participants will be able to track themselves and other members through global leaderboards.
In addition to its desktop version, THE WATCH is optimized for tablets and smartphones. For more information, please visit: http://www.assassinscreed.com/thewatch
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About Assassin's Creed:
Initially launched in 2007, the first five Assassin's Creed games have sold more than 55 million units worldwide, and the franchise is now established as one of the best-selling series ever. Recognized for having some of the richest, most engrossing storytelling in the industry, Assassin's Creed transcends video games, branching out into other entertainment experiences including comic books, mobile games, novels, as well as a feature-length movie currently in development.
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