Fear the Wrath of Blackbeard in Assassin’s Creed IV’s First DLC

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Tomorrow, Ubisoft will launch the first add-on for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

The DLC pack, titled Blackbeard’s Wrath, will introduce Blackbeard, The Jaguar, and The Orchid as playable characters in Assassin’s Creed IV multiplayer for the low price of just $2.99. Or, if you bought the Season Pass, you’re all set to download the new pirates as soon as they become available.

Let’s get acquainted with our soon to be new swashbuckling pals, shall we?

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Blackbeard, wielding his sword and short temper, is not to be trifled with. His reputation as a feared pirate is justly received, and his preferred kill moves include using his tremendous strength to throw his targets off balance and quickly finishing them with one clean strike.

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The Orchid, a deadly Assassin, grew up in China and served as a military advisor during the Qing Dynasty, honing her murderous skills. She executes opponents swiftly and gracefully with her blade, an extension of her mind and body.

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The Jaguar, Cuali, an Aztec warrior from Mexico, took to the sea to fight against the Spanish conquest of Central America. A fighter, he survived the destruction of his community and joined forces with a growing contingent of native Templars who sought renewed peace and order. Driven by a mystical force, The Jaguar strikes swiftly and quietly with his preferred weapon, a discreet axe.

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