Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag will take advantage of Kinect for Xbox One, it has been revealed. Speaking to Digital Spy, game director Ashraf Ismail said that the game will take advantage of Microsoft's motion device in a small way.
Tacked on motion controls, and less content than the PS4, that's a day one purchase for me ;)
Tacked on touchpad controls also.
But more content.
Also better on PS4 since its the lead platform.
The touchpad is convenient and practical. People that have tried it said it is better than using the sticks. Kinect on the other hand... Is waving your arm around or something. It is just clunky. Maybe you will enjoy it, but I don't like taking my hand off the controller while I am playing.
It was confirmed months ago...PC is the lead platform.
2 words! REMOTE PLAY! THAT alone makes the PS4's, the best version!
looking at the disagrees in my previous comment, it seems like "more is BAD" for some people! Sony has showed the Remote Play with AC4 and it works like a dream. it's like having 2 versions of the game for the price of 1! how's THAT not better than the rest? and With Vita TV in coming, there's no reason for ANY PS4 gamers not embracing Remote Play anymore. for $99, you can't ask for any better!
Which according to Rev 3 games , work well and make sense? Those map controls look very sensible
"Tacked on motion controls" Because you already know what it is right?
If it's not a core part of the game design, then by definition, it is tacked on. Thus yes, we already know that it is tacked on, regardless of what it is. Same goes for touch controls. Doesn't make it bad or good, but doesn't change the term. A gimmick by any other name is still a pointless bullet point. I really need to work on my iambic pentameter.
@rainslacker "If it's not a core part of the game design, then by definition, it is tacked on." Correct, but you're doing it wrong. You see, having an additional kinect function is a good thing, but you're adding a negative connotation towards the idea. I could say that this lamp has an additional 'brightness' button. You, doing what you're doing, would say that the lamp has a tacked-on brightness button. See what's going on? You're literally trying to spin this into a negative idea through the use of "tacked on". You can try spin things all you want but anyone who's done English in high-school will see right through it.
I didn't mean to imply that it was a bad thing. It's an added function, and if it's useful in a way that improves game play, or some other features of the game(say navigating the map) then it could be useful. Whether it's bad, or whether it works well or not is up to the developer, and ultimately the end user. The term still stands however, which is what I was getting at. It's an added feature(or tacked on), way to access another feature which was designed to be accessed another way. Typically, this means it becomes a bullet point for marketing...such as the whole "Better with Kinect" line out there. In your example with the lamp, it's not really tacked on as it's the only way to have more than one brightness setting on the lamp, thus it's a feature of the switch, and a core part of the design. I feel this is true for any type of additional control scheme that may not be standard, including the PS touch pad.
why are you worried about kinect2? you sure as hell aint buying he xbx1 so why bother?you get the ds4 support and xbx1 gets kinect1..you havent seen the feature so why your childish amd immature comments? grow up dude. and as for exclusive content for ac4 the xbx one gets exclusive content for division so its a win win..go read up about the improvements in the new kinect before whinning..if talented devs like hideo,suda51,hideo ,shinji, dice are impressed with it and are eager to use it then it means the device is great..take a look at d3 for instance that games previews say kinect integration makes the game so much fun and thats a hardcore game....so stop worrying about the xbx one1s yet unrevealed feature for ac4 and if you cant state your opinions like a reasonable gamer then go keep reading about how awesome the ds4s feature will be instead of immature trolling ........grow up.
Yeah, I get Kinect. I don't get Kinect in AC4. I am open to useful enhancements... but...
Im pretty sure Kinect will use same feature as the DS4's touchpad for map navigating which makes sense...
That makes sense? Touch pad controls are more efficient than analogue stick for map scrolling. How will Kinect waving make sense? Not the same at all.
because your hand acts like a courser and selection would be done with closing your fist would be pretty easy and very quick
Yea, if done right, Kinect could be just as useful for navigating a map as a touch pad is 'think minority report or iron man 3'... of course I've been navigating maps for ages using joysticks without many complaints...
Use stabbing motion to assassinate templars.
End up with your own blades across your eyes
I will play the more user friendly console version... for PS4!
Bronson is disappointed.
thats a good reason to get the ps4 version then.
I'm buying stock in the crutches and Ben-gay markets right now.
How AC4 uses the PS4's Touchpad: Assassin's Creed 4 http://www.youtube.com/watc... IT would make sense that Kinect will use the map to navigate and select locations, which would be pretty quick and sweet...
The touch pad seems more intuitive to me though but that's just my opinion. Nexus 7 2013
seems both would work pretty nice. Kinect you would use your hand as a courser on the screen and selection would be done with closing your hand
If it's voice commands....that would be sweet!
Once again we could just use a mic
kinect for AC4? lol what a useless tool.. what a gimmick.. ac4 dont need no kinect to be good..garbage
If everyone were like you.... We'd still be in the stone-age. You do realise that experimentation leads to discovery, and discovery leads to reseach, and research leads to development in the idea. Sorry but your comment is just a joke. I cannot take how much fail your logic is. You clearly have absolutely no understanding in development of technology. No. Just no.
@Logicstomper i don't get your logic
dude dont bother ....they are a very immature and ignorant bunch...that aside it seems more talented devs are warming towards the new kinect. im glad ms included it in the box..i read a d3 preview and was blown away .hope the division uses it too....definitly getting that game.
way better with kinect
Anyway Off topic: I didn't know delusional android gamers exist. here's a PM i got from him. enjoy "Hey stupid fuck you dumbass! Let's see Android accounts for over a Billion device's sold and climbing vs what 5 million PS Vitas and another 80 some odd million PS3's. Oh and unlike the PS Vita Which I own a 3G model of since launch. The Nvidia Shield stays soldout! But here I'm going to break you're stupid shit talking ass off something Sony Fan bitch! Even if your PS4 did well in console selling terms it will pale in comparison to the numbers Android accounts for. Also Android devices upgrade all of the time and my Nvidia Shield is equal to the PS4 now meaning it is capable of 4k resolution. And Nvidia has stated they will make a new Shield each year where does that leave you're PS4? Also stupid all Android games are not angry fucking birds! In fact Modern Combat 4 shits all over KillZone Mercenary. And just as with the Hardware Android games themselves will only improve too fast for you're console to keep up with! Oh yeah and there are a lot of Android games with better stories and game play than what is found on console's. Oh and some food for thought lots of Developers are leaving consoles for Android. EA and others have been apart of Android for years now. And don't you ever in you're pussy ass life try to tell me what to do again bitch cause see you are only hard using the Internet you Keyboard Gangster!"
LMAO!! Is this guy retarded or something? The Shield's Tegra 4 has something like a 72-core Geforce GPU and a A15 quad core processor for(and this is important) ANDROID games. It's an incredibly good piece of tech, but it's not 4k ready. It's not even close. How naive can this dude be? Lol Modern Combat 4 competing with KZ: Mercenary?? You mean that 0.99 cent game running at a crisp 540x368p and a smooth 20fps? Riiiight..... Then he's talking about NVidia Shield competing with PS4? Come on, dude. Get real lol. Yes, cell-phone hardware improves incredibly fast, faster than ever PC hardware does but it's still at least decade behind. If you want a comparison to console vs cell phone, the modern day cell phone will probably be pushing out graphics at the equivalent of current gen hardware within the next year. Which still leaves next-gen hardware almost 7-10 years clear of mobile market. This guy is just butt-hurt Xbox fanboy who can't take it that PS4 will be shitting on his favorite toy for the entire generation. Quit being a bitch and accept reality you pussy punk. #Dealwithit
Trying to think of useful ways that you could possibly use the Kinect in this game, but I seriously can't find any. Are they going to let you fight with your arms or something? Maybe um....steer the ship with hands? Idk, those uses seem pretty stupid and are a lesser alternative to the traditional controls on pad. Looks like you guys get tacked on useless Kinect features. Lol enjoy..
You have to shout out every 5 minutes or X1 shuts down. "Ohhh arrrrrrr me heartys!" "Shiver me timbers" During a boss battle you have to sing "I'm a pirate! That I be! I sail me ship upon the sea! I stay up late - till half past three! And that's a peg below me knee!
Maybe theres a fast travel option thats voice controlled? So you don't have to take out a map? Maybe you can shout orders to your crew when sailing? Maybe changing weapons by reaching behind your back? I don't know what kinect will bring, but its undeniable (even if you don't like the idea) that the technology is impressive. Whats also undeniable is games developers (professionals who know whats better for a game than you or me) are going to use it with the intention of improving the game. The same can be said for DS4 touchpads - it will improve things. Don't sh1t on one console because you are loyal to the other
Regardless of platform AC4 will take a back seat to many other gamss at launch. Most likely pick it up in Jan. Or Feb.
I can just see the X1 Kinect mini games now...spearing a shark, ummmm, spearing a shark...and ummmm, playing poker? Ummmm, hey! Maybe starting a campfire by rubbing your hands vigorously around a stick?
In the Last of Us you had to recharge your torch by shaking the controller. It seemed tacky to me at first....then it was second nature...then it was immersive The right tools in the right hands will improve the end product
nice...now most devs get to include cool kinect features i.e dice, ubisoft, activision , hideo kojima, shinji mikami....these guys have said the feature will surprise us i hope it is used just as good as its used in d3 and dr3?...i see great potential in kinect2...its such a big improvement and im glad devs like hideo, suda51 and shinji have noticed..good job ms...good job
Now that AC Liberation is going to Xbox, isn't this additional content probably timed-exclusive? On topic: "For the Kinect, it's a tiny little thing," he added. So, don't worry, it won't be so tacked on that feels stupid, maybe it will be even nice.
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