Ubisoft officially announces Far Cry 4
, saying the open world
first-person shooter sequel is coming to Windows, Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, and
PS3 on November 18th in North America and November 20th in other territories.
The Far Cry website
is already offering
preorders, which include a free upgrade to the Limited Edition. They promise
more details at E3, and in the meantime, here's the announcement, which confirms
the Himalayan setting revealed earlier
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.