Ubisoft Montreal announced today that Far Cry 4 would come out to PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on November 18th for the US and 11/20 for Europe. It looks to be a massive game since Ubisoft Montreal teamed up with Red Storm, Ubisoft Toronto, Ubisoft Shanghai and Ubisoft Kiev to put it together.
“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,” - Dan Hay, Executive Producer.
Far Cry 4 will take place in Kyrat, a fictional region of the Himilayas which is being ran a self appointed King who is seen on the cover. Players will see a familiar face in the game: Hurk. He will have 3 single-player missions and Hurk’s missions come with a harpoon gun called "the Impaler”.
Ubisoft will show off Far Cry 4 at this years E3 conference at 6pm June 9th.
Check out the full press release below for more details.
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.
* Based on Metacritic as of 12/18/2012