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  • Blog Post: Learn About Far Cry 4's Anecdote Factory

    Ubisoft recently released a video with Far Cry 4 animation director Scott Mitchell, that explains why so many interactions in the game turn into water cooler stories the next day. In the video, Mitchell explains how the team thinks of the game as an anecdote factory during development. It's why random... More
  • Blog Post: Fight Giant Yetis In Far Cry 4 DLC This March

    Kyrat is full of exotic wildlife, and if you have grown tired of riding elephants or attacking wild honey badgers, you can soon battle giant yetis. The upcoming Far Cry 4 DLC Valley of the Yetis arrives in North America March 10 and March 11 in Europe. After Ajay experiences a perilous helicopter crash... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed, Far Cry 4, and The Crew Lead Rousing Holiday Quarter For Ubisoft

    Ubisoft has announced its third fiscal quarter earnings for 2014-15, including the number of games shipped in its biggest franchises. Ahead of its third-quarter earnings call, Ubisoft announced that it has shipped (i.e. sold to retailers) 10 million combined copies of Assassin's Creed Rogue and the... More
  • Blog Post: Far Cry 4's Overrun DLC Enables New Mode & More

    Ubisoft is releasing the Overrun DLC for Far Cry 4 (PS4, Xbox One, PS3 & Xbox 360)*, and it brings a new PvP mode, among other additions. The mode tasks players with controlling a designated zone (three will become active throughout the match). You earn more points for the more team members you have... More
  • Blog Post: Far Cry 4 Update Adds Co-op Custom Maps

    A new patch has been issued for Far Cry 4 which adds co-op custom maps alongside a collection of fixes. You can find the patch notes here , which mostly address small fixes like issues with vehicle placement, matchmaking stability, and checkpoint fixes – an update I could have used last year. This... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Reinstating Fraudulent Far Cry 4 Keys For Customers Already Playing

    In January, we reported extensively on a situation involving fraudulent Far Cry 4 keys . Ubisoft had discovered that the keys were bought with a stolen credit card and decided to deactivate all of them. Ubisoft has continued to investigate the matter and has amended its decision. “After further... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Ubisoft Says Deactivated Far Cry Keys Purchased With Stolen Credit Card, EA Confirms

    Update #4: Kinguin has issued a more extensive statement on the matter, citing statistics about its response to the ongoing matter. The company says it has refunded €146,377 ($165,312). Kinguin says that over the past three days, it has fielded 4,600 customer service tickets, including over 1,000... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft And Kinguin Comment On 'Fraudulent' Deactivated Far Cry 4 Codes

    If you’ve purchased Far Cry 4 on PC from sites like G2A or Kinguin, you may have found that you no longer have access to the game. Reports like this have been popping up recently on the Ubisoft forums, and the company confirms it is taking action. “We regularly deactivate keys that were fraudulently... More
  • Blog Post: Far Cry 4 DLC Tasks Players With Breaking Out Of Prison Today

    Far Cry 4’s first bit of post-launch DLC arrives today, giving players the opportunity to put their skills to the test. The Escape from Durgesh Prison add-on tasks players with breaking out of confinement and taking on Yuma’s forces in a final standoff. The DLC puts Ajay and Hurk behind bars... More
  • Blog Post: Far Cry 4 Removal From Xbox Live Marketplace Renders Digital Version Temporarily Unplayable

    Last night, Far Cry 4 players on Xbox One encountered a problem related to the game’s Marketplace listing. For a number of hours, the game was removed from the digital storefront, causing those that had previously purchased the title unable to use it. The game has since been restored and the problems... More
  • Blog Post: Throwing Knife Surgeon Kills 24 In Two Minutes In Far Cry 4

    YouTube user Frank Zappa (who is probably not the famous musician, though I haven't confirmed) is a pro with Far Cry 4's throwing knife, and proves it by rampaging through De Pleur's fortress without alerting a single soldier. It's an impressive display, even if you haven't been playing... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 12/19/2014

    This is the last weekend to buy Christmas gifts, so naturally the Game Informer staff will be spending it playing games (There's plenty of time for shopping on the 24th). And with games like Far Cry 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and Shadow of Mordor still on our plate what else would we have time for... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Which Free Ubisoft Game Are You Getting?

    Ubisoft has started giving away a complimentary game to season pass owners (prior to November 25) for Assassin's Creed Unity as a makeup for the game's many problems. What's it going to be? The games are being offered because the company decided to give away the game's Dead Kings DLC... More
  • Blog Post: Permadeath Meets Prison Escape In New Far Cry 4 DLC

    Flying the coop is no easy task on its own, but Ubisoft is ratcheting up the intensity tenfold. Far Cry 4's new Escape from Durgesh Prison DLC tasks players with breaking out of the big house within a limited amount of time and no extra tries. The DLC stars Ajay and his co-op partner Hurk as they... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 12/12/2014

    Super Smash Bros. and Dragon Age: Inquisition are on the menu for many of our editors this weekend, as well as some smaller releases like This War of Mine and The Banner Saga. What are your gaming plans for this weekend? Let us know in the comments below! Dan Tack( @DanTack ): Hearthstone shenanigans... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Was Your Game Of The Month For November?

    November is a month overflowing with video games, and even though it happens every year, we always act surprised. What was your favorite? It's a difficult month to choose as most of the games you have been eagerly anticipating for the last year or more came out during November. Below are just a few... More
  • Blog Post: Danny Pudi Invites The Far Cry 4 Community To Make Maps With Exploding Dogs

    Danny Pudi ( Community ) has been asked by Ubisoft to talk about all the weird things you can do with Far Cry 4’s map editor. It’s safe to say that animals were harmed in the making of this video. The map editor allows players to create and upload their own scenarios. And, in case you are... More
  • Blog Post: Your Far Cry 4 Co-op Woes On PlayStation 4 Should Be Fixed

    On Friday, Ubisoft released a new patch for Far Cry 4 that aims to fix a number of problems on PlayStation systems. The improvements should be noticed on both systems, with one significant co-op repair arriving on the PlayStation 4. The short list of improvements, includes fixes to match stability, progression... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Which Games Did You Pick Up This Week?

    This is the kind of week we live for (and for which our wallets weep). Retail and digital channels have been flooded with new releases, making us all wish for just a little bit more time to play them all. We’re curious what you’ve picked up and, if you’ve acquired multiple games this... More
  • Blog Post: Far Cry 4 Director Embarks On A Personal Project At Ubisoft

    Now that Far Cry 4 is on retail shelves, director Alex Hutchinson is looking toward his next project. When we spoke to him during our month of coverage for the July issue , he mentioned something he’d been working on in between Assassin’s Creed 3 and his latest game. “There’s... More
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