A real-life version of Edward Kenway's pirate ship will be docked behind the convention center.
Whether an aspiring pirate, an Assassin’sCreed fan or simply curious, Ubisoft welcomes everyone in San Diego to board Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag’s infamous pirate ship the Jackdaw at Comic Con 2013 and live the swashbuckling life of a plunderer. The ship will be open on July 19 and 20th from 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. at 5th Avenue Landing behind the convention center.
For the first time, Assassin’s Creed fans and aspiring pirates will immerse themselves in the world of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag aboard the real-life Jackdaw ship, featuring three expansive levels to explore, as well as stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. While aboard the ship, fans can view the new single player gameplay demo, with an insider’s perspective from the development team and play the acclaimed multiplayer mode, including customized game modes created through the new Game Lab feature.
Attendees will also get the chance to meet legendary comic artist and McFarlane Toys Founder, Todd McFarlane, who will sign an exclusive limited edition Assassin’s Creed poster giveaway and get a first look at the new McFarlane Toys’ Assassin’s Creed figure line and resin statue. McFarlane will be signing onFriday, July 19 from 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 20 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fans can also receive exclusive inflatable cutlass swords, Assassin’s Creed art booklets from Titan, prizes and more.
Fans can see a weapon demonstration from a true expert and noted pirate weapon historian Mike Loades. Gamers who pre-order Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag through Amazon.com will receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last). When it’s time to leave the sea, continue the adventure on land at a free Video Games Live concert, brought to you by Amazon Video Games and Assassin’s Creed. The concert takes place at the San Diego Civic Theater on Saturday, July 20th, and is open to all- no SDCC badge needed.
Schick Hydro, an official partner of Assassin’s Creed IV, will have professional barbers giving free shaves on the Jackdaw with the cutting edge Schick Hydro 5 razor, along with giveaways and prizes.
For an in-depth look at the surprising new Assassin, Edward Kenway, check out the Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag panel on Friday, July 19 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in room 6BCF. See a live demo; hear about what’s in store for the Assassin’s Creed world, from the acclaimed comic book series to the next wave of detailed Assassin’s Creed figures from McFarlane Toys. Meet and ask questions to the current torchbearers for the Assassin’s Creed franchise: Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag writer Darby McDevitt, comic book writer Brenden Fletcher and legendary comic book artist and McFarlane Toys Founder, Todd McFarlane.