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  • Big Far Cry 2 patch imminent

    Ubi Montreal’s readying a “massive update” to Far Cry 2, as you can see on the game’s official boards. “During the upcoming days our team will be preparing the arrival of our new patches with a massive update on our data server,” said a dev rep. “The first change you’ll be able to notice will […]

  • Get Far Cry 2 cheap on Steam

    Far Cry 2’s the Ubi-Steam deal of the day. You can get the Africa-based FPS now for £17.49, or $14.99 depending on where you are. That’s 50 percent off. The offer lasts until midnight tonight.

  • Ubisoft details upcoming 360 patch for Far Cry 2

    Loads of multiplayer improvements are on the way with the next patch for the 360 version of Far Cry 2, along with better browsing features, game options, and “new additions in order to let you play the game the way you want.” The update was supposed to have released in February, but has been delayed […]

  • Far Cry 2 map pack now on Steam

    Steam has the Fortunes Pack add-on for Far Cry 2 up for $4.99. It’s only compatible with the Steam version and adds three new weapons, two new vehicles, and five new multiplayer maps. That’s the same content PS3 and Xbox 360 users got last year, but with the addition of an extra map for PC […]

  • German played Far Cry 2 the night before shooting 15

    Tim Kretschmer, the German 17 year-old responsible for killing 15 people at his school last week, played Far Cry 2 the night before committing his crime, the Times reports. Kretschmer played the FPS from 7.30pm to 9.40pm the previous evening. The Times report claims there are “remarkable parallels” between the game and Kretschmer actions the […]

  • Fake email claims Steam is giving Far Cry 2 away for free

    Joystiq and a few others received a faux email earlier in the day saying Valve was giving them Far Cry 2 for free. The email address appears to originate from Steam and the link looks legitimate, but it goes to a third-party site where heaven only knows what sort of nasty thing will download onto […]

  • Hardcore mode on the way for Far Cry 2

    Far Cry 2 multiplayer is to get a Hardcore mode, as detailed in this official forum post. Here’s what you get: The hardcore mode has been designed as an answer to a community request. When designing the multiplayer game our team wanted to provide a balanced experience for most gamers. However some players were seeking […]

  • Ubisoft launches official Far Cry 2 map editing guide

    In Spring this year, Ubisoft will release a Far Cry 2 map editing guide in conjunction with leading US publisher Charles River Media called, “Designing Wargames: The Official Far Cry 2 Map Editing Guide.” “This is the next milestone in gamer-generated content,” says David Hutchison, associate Professor at Brock University. “Far Cry 2 makes it […]

  • Far Cry 2, PoP and Shaun White all break 2 million sales

    Ubisoft confirmed a slew of sales figures in its third quarter financials today, showing big numbers for its top line-up as explanation of a 13 percent like-for-like increase in sales for the period. Far Cry 2 has now sold 2.9 million units, said the firm, while Prince of Persia and Shaun White Snowboarding have sold […]

  • Free Far Cry 2 missions released

    Intel’s sponsored two completely free Far Cry 2 missions for the PC version: download them here. Some notes on the new content: Mission 1: the Morrocan This mission sends you into the most heavily guarded region of the Leboa-Sako territory. Hiding out at the old Legion fort is a Moroccan who might be able to […]

  • Far Cry 2 DLC trailer is shooty, drivey

    Ubi’s put out a trailer for the Far Cry 2 Fortune’s DLC pack, showing the new weapons, new vehicles and new maps included. Watch it after the break. Here’s all the content. The pack costs 800 MS Points, or €10 if you’re after the PS3 version.

  • Far Cry 2 wins on PC, says Eurogamer

    Eurogamer’s claimed the PC version of Far Cry is the best of the three SKUs in another of Richard Leadbetter face-off features. “Far Cry 2 is an excellent release on PC, and the fact that it can run in high definition with all features set to high levels while still providing a reasonably smooth, graphically […]

  • Far Cry 2 DLC to cost 800 MS Points

    According to this Eurogamer report, the Far Cry 2 DLC confirmed last week is to cost 800 MS Points. The PS3 version will cost €10. Here’s a run-down of everything included in the pack. It’s out before the end of the month.

  • Far Cry 2 DLC to release in November

    Ubi’s confirmed that Far Cry 2 DLC will be made available before the end of this month, coming a bundle dubbed The Fortune’s Pack. It includes: Single-Player Mode Three new weapons Silenced shotgun Sawed-off shotgun Crossbow Two new vehicles Unimog Quad Multiplayer Mode Four new maps Cheap Labor Last Resort Lake Smear Fort Fury Press […]

  • Far Cry 2 sells over 1 million units

    Ubi Montreal shooter Far Cry 2 has cleared more than 1 million units since it released at the end of October. “[The game] is well on track to achieve our expectations for the year,” said Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot. “The holiday quarter is off to a solid start with the successful launch.” The game topped […]

  • Far Cry 2 patched

    Ubi’s released the first patch for the PC version of Far Cry 2, taking it to v1.01. A ton of fixes are included in the update, mainly on the multiplayer side from the look of it. See everything after the break. Get the patch from Fileshack when you’re ready.

  • Far Cry 2 graphics settings compared, contrasted

    PCGH has posted up comparison shots of Far Cry 2’s various graphics settings, which pretty much suits Sunday morning. Marvel as pictures change from very high detail to not so very high detail. You love it. Take a look.

  • Far Cry 2 PS3 mod is ridiculous

    We’re not especially big on this sort of thing, but this does look bonkers. Bit-Tech‘s modded a PS3 with Far Cry 2 paraphernalia, showing every step of the way in photos. The site’s giving it away to a UK resident, if you fancy a punt. Thanks, PS3F.

  • Far Cry 2 on US Steam

    According to this Kotaku piece, Ubisoft shooter Far Cry 2 ia available for download on the North American Steam. No idea as to when it can be downloaded worldwide, however. Far Cry 2 is released tomorrow. By Mike Bowden

  • First Far Cry 2 reviews positive

    The Far Cry 2 review embargo was lifted last night and Ubisoft’s follow-up to Crytec’s classic has done very well indeed. Eurogamer gave the game 8/10, IGN awarded it 88/100, whilst GameSpot gave it 85. If that’s not enough, you can find all them all over at MetaCritic. By Mike Bowden

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