Ubisoft has announced an exciting new contest that gives gamers the opportunity to literally become part of Assassin's Creed
history as part of the build up to Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
. Vie to win your place in a huge oil painting that will be displayed both online and in a French art gallery. The artwork portrays six ships clashing on an epic scale.
137 lucky fans will be immortalised in an Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag 18th century style oil-painting, depicting an intense and epic Naval Battle on the high seas. Brought to life by the masters at Beaux-Arts school in Paris, the 2.3 x 4.5 meter painting will be displayed online and in the Musée de la Marine gallery in France, from November 4 to December 3.
To throw your hat into the proverbial ring, follow the directions outlined in the following video. In a nutshell, you will need to send images here
of yourself expressing emotions appropriate to the character you wish to portray. Really put your feelings into it! Voting takes place through social media; the number of "Likes" pictures receive will dictate whose faces will appear in the scene. Members of The Watch
, Ubisoft's VIP Assassin's Creed
Community, will have first access to the contest.
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
will be coming to Xbox 360 October 29th, 2013 in North America and November 1st, 2013 in Europe. The date of its appearance on Xbox One is yet to be announced.
Choose your ship, choose your face, and fight!