Today, Ubisoft announced that Far Cry 2 is being developed for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system. Far Cry 2 is a next-generation first-person shooter being created by Ubisoft’s Montreal development studio.
More than just a visual and technological achievement, Far Cry 2 immerses players in an entirely new kind of gaming experience, featuring a custom-made video game engine built from the ground up. Players will discover a true open world gameplay set in one of the most beautiful environments in the world, Africa, brought to life by high-definition next-gen technology. Far Cry 2 is scheduled to ship fiscal 2008-2009.
Far Cry 2 will be out on Spring 2008 for PC, but Consoles will have to wiait for a little bit more…
The original Far Cry won PC Gamer’s Action Game of the Year Award in 2004. Since then the combined installments of the Far Cry brand has gathered critical acclaim and numerous awards, and sold over 3 million units.
Far Cry marked the beginning of a new era for shooters. An era of gorgeous graphics and of advanced artificial intelligence, declared John Parkes, EMEA marketing director at Ubisoft. We are confident that Far Cry 2 will have the same impact again on the FPS genre landscape.