In April 2021, the new webtoon was announced alongside eight other future Assassin's Creed projects. Game Informer reported that the comic will expand on the story of Edward Kenway following the events of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. It would also be part of the new Ubisoft collection of 'Chronicles', new adventures featuring familiar faces. Ubisoft's official site notes that the webtoon will contain 3 seasons of 50 episodes.
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