Reviewers Liked

  • Visually Impressive
  • Engaging Naval Battles
  • Open World Gameplay
  • Beautiful, vast open world
  • Edward Kenway is an excellent rogue
  • Top-notch side-missions
  • Ship management and general pirating is a blast

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Multiplayer portion didn't evolve
  • Story is not that strong
  • Day One patch needed for 1080p
  • Main missions suffer from repetition
  • Assassin's Creed lore has devolved to nonsense
  • Very few actual assassinations
  • Combat and core stealth dynamics need a refresh