Ubisoft has officially announced Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag for release on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC and Wii U, and confirmed that the first details on the game will be announced on Monday, March 4.

In a statement provided to VideoGamer.com this morning following the news that the game's box art had leaked online, a Ubisoft representative said:

"We confirm that Ubisoft will announce all the details of Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag on Monday March 4th at 5pm GMT."

Alongside the statement, Ubisoft officially released the box art for the game, confirming previous rumours that Black Flag would be themed around pirates and life on the high seas.

VideoGamer.com will have much more on Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag at 5pm on Monday.

Source: Ubisoft statement