Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
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Developer(s) Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher(s) Ubisoft
Series Assassin's Creed
Release date(s) October 29, 2013
Release type Multi-platform
Genre(s) Action-Adventure
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer
GameID(s) BLES01882 (IRD), BLES01883 (IRD), BLES01884 (IRD), BLUS31193 (IRD), NPEB01396, NPUB31246
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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is the sixth major installment in the Assassin's Creed series. Its historical timeframe precedes that of Assassin's Creed III, but its modern-day sequences succeed Assassin's Creed III.


Only options that deviate from the default configuration to ensure best performance are listed below. The full list of default options is available here.

GPU configuration

Setting Option Notes
Write color buffers On Fixes the ocean being invisible

Advanced configuration

Setting Option Notes
Read color buffers On Fixes the ocean being invisible

Known Issues

Audio sometimes stops working, and the game isn't very stable.

Special Notes

Enabling Write Colour Buffers and Read Colour Buffers fixes visual issues while in-game but it does so at the cost of FPS loss (30-40 FPS without them enabled, 25-35 FPS with them enabled. Tested on a Ryzen 5700U).