Game players like to read too, Ubisoft’s recent announcement that its Assassin’s Creed books have sold 1.8 million copies around the world shows.
The upcoming Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag will have a tie-in novel that will “transport the reader to an iconic era of piracy and tell the story of how an assassin came to be on of the world’s most deadly pirates,” Commercial Manager Chris Marcus told MCV.
An art book for the game, published by Titan, is also coming.
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and Mac Oct. 29. The Windows PC version of the game will arrive a few weeks later, and the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions will come out on launch day alongside the consoles.