Murderer’s Creed: Black Flag can’t be purchased on Steam as a result of a “technical challenge”, not an incoming remake, Ubisoft insists

Murderer’s Creed: Black Flag’s surprising disappearance from the Steam retailer is right down to nothing extra thrilling than a tech bug – and positively isn’t an indication of an upcoming remake for the pirate entry within the stealth-action franchise.

That’s in accordance with Ubisoft anyway, who felt it crucial to answer rumours that Black Flag had been pulled from sale on Steam to make room for a remake of the swashbuckling 2013 sequel.

“We’re conscious that Murderer’s Creed Black Flag is presently unavailable for buy on Steam,” a Ubisoft rep informed our buddies over at Eurogamer. “This is because of a technical challenge, and our groups are engaged on an answer to deliver it again as quickly as potential.”

Hypothesis had sprung up within the wake of Black Flag all of a sudden being unavailable to purchase by way of Steam – one thing that continues to be the case as of the time of writing. Whereas its Steam web page stays, there’s presently no strategy to decide up the Murderer’s Creed standout by way of the shop.

There’s greater than pure optimism behind the scuttlebutt, too. A remake of Black Flag was reported to be in improvement again in June, with Cranium & Bones’ lead studio Ubisoft Singapore stated to be “closely concerned” as they seemingly wrap up their long-awaited and much-delayed pirate sport – which itself began life as an enlargement for Black Flag.

With that in thoughts, don’t anticipate to see the Black Flag remake anytime quickly, whether it is certainly within the works. Cranium & Bones nonetheless doesn’t have a launch date – though it’s a minimum of made it to a closed beta now – and any Black Flag remake is claimed to be within the very early phases and a minimum of just a few years away.

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