After its report for the full fiscal year, Ubisoft has formally announced Far Cry 4, in development for PC, PS4, PS3, Xbox One and 360 with a November 18 release date. The open-world FPS is set in Kyrat, a wild region of the Himalayas. More details inside.
UBISOFT® TAKES PLAYERS TO NEW HEIGHTS WITH FAR CRY® 4
Sequel To The #1 Rated Shooter of 2012*
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — May 15, 2014 — Today, Ubisoft announced Far Cry 4, an open-world, first-person shooter that delivers the most expansive and immersive Far Cry experience ever. Far Cry 4 will be available November 18 in the US and November 20 in the EMEA territories for PlayStation 4® computer entertainment system, PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.
Development on Far Cry 4 is being led by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with Red Storm Entertainment, a Ubisoft studio, Ubisoft Toronto, Ubisoft Shanghai, and Ubisoft Kiev.
In Far Cry 4, players find themselves in Kyrat, a breathtaking, perilous and wild region of the Himalayas struggling under the regime of a despotic self-appointed king. Using a vast array of weapons, vehicles and animals, players will write their own story across an exotic open-world landscape.
“Following the success of Far Cry 3, we wanted to take the franchise to the next level and create a game that will surprise players and exceed fans’ expectations,” said Dan Hay, Executive Producer. “Given the unique setting, we feel Far Cry 4 will stand out as a top first-person shooter and we’re eager to reveal more about the game in the coming months.”
Customers who pre-order Far Cry 4 receive a free upgrade to the Limited Edition which includes Hurk’s Redemption, a series of three action-packed single-player missions featuring the popular character Hurk from Far Cry 3’s DLC. The Limited Edition also includes Hurk’s signature harpoon gun called “The Impaler”. The pre-order is now available at all major retailers.
Fans can tune into Ubisoft’s Media Briefing at E3 for an exclusive first look at Far Cry 4.
More information about Far Cry 4 also can be found at: www.farcrygame.com.
The biggest difference to me is how your character POV changes. I don't mind third person games it just changes engagements a lot when people can see around corners and over high cover etc. (1 Hour ago)
person multiplayer - I just prefer to see the character I am playing with. (2 Hours ago)
@GriftGFX: I very rarely play 1st person SP games. The only ones I played are FarCry 1/2/3, Doom 3, Halo 1/2/3/4/5. RE7 put me off because of 1st person but I will play it eventually. I dont play 1st (2 Hours ago)
Third person cameras can be a bit annoying in multiplayer shooters since it allows you to move the camera beyond your line of sight. (9 Hours ago)
@alimokrane: Why do you only play third person multiplayer games? Do you only play third person SP games? (9 Hours ago)
@droezelke: What Scoobs said is what i meant. I really like how that looked. Of course gameplay remains to be seen. (13 Hours ago)
@GriftGFX: I only saw the movie sequel. Which I can't remember much of. (13 Hours ago)