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Ubisoft's Far Cry 4 Has Gone Gold

Ubisoft's senior communications manager Gary Steinman updated the official Ubisoft blog with news that Far Cry 4 has gone gold. That means the development process is complete and the gold master has been sent off for mass production. The game will arrive on November 18 for the PlayStation consoles, the Xbox consoles and Windows PC.

"Far Cry 4 is a major leap forward for the franchise," Steinman wrote. "The story is fully integrated into the overall experience, with your choices making a real difference in a civil war that's roiling Kyrat. The open-world is packed with surprises."

In addition to the standard edition for the PC, Ubisoft will also sell a Gold Edition version for $89.99 that combines the full game plus the season pass. Gamers will receive an exclusive day-one mission as well as unlock all upcoming Far Cry 4 add-on content, including additional missions, five new weapons and a Player Vs. Player (PVP) mode.

Ubisoft will also offer the Steelbook Edition for $69.99 that's only available in the Uplay Shop. This bundle includes the game, a map of Kryat, the Far Cry 4 Steelbook, and a propaganda poster. There's also the Kyrat Edition for $129.99 (shown above), which includes the game (Limited Edition), a travel journal, a map, an exclusive collector's box, three extra missions, a unique weapon, a propaganda poster and a 7.9-inch figurine of the main villain sitting on an elephant throne.

Gamers who pre-purchase Far Cry 4 for $59.99 will be upgraded to the Limited Edition. This includes three single-player missions in a campaign called Hurk's Redemption, and the exclusive Impaler harpoon gun.

In Far Cry 4, players take the role of Ajay Ghale. This protagonist spent most of his life in the United States but was born in the fictional Himalayan nation of Kyrat. For personal reasons, he returns to Kyrat only to become involved in the local civil war. Players can explore this fictional nation alone or with a friend in the co-op mode.

Unfortunately, Ubisoft has yet to reveal the system specifications for the PC version, so stay tuned.

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  • StormyIV
    Can't wait to play this at 30 fps! Haha not
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  • Neve12ende12
    Can't wait to play this at 30 fps! Haha not

    I heard Angry Birds runs at 60fps. You should go play that, it is clearly the superior game.
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  • Joseph DeGarmo
    REMOVE POST!!!
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  • ilhazard
    I will also not be pre-ordering. I got burned on the crummy, intentionally gimped quality of Watch Dogs. It'll take some time for Ubisoft to re-earn my trust after that. Having developers coming out making clownish statements about cinematic 30 fps and resolution just being a number doesn't help. Ubisoft could learn a lot from quality developers who respect their customer's intelligence such as Chris Roberts or Gabe Newell.
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  • beetlejuicegr
    i think i should fraps angry birds and see the results. I wonder if my graphic card is better than the others's :P

    cant wait for far cry 4 tbh.
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  • a1r
    Typical PR nonsense. "Gone gold" only means they've produced a certain number of physical copies of the game. Doesn't mean they've sold anything, nor how many are still playing after a few days. Ubisoft has the same rep EA does, push out as many titles as possible on a franchise till it's run into the ground, and quality be damned!
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  • leeb2013
    Yep I also enjoyed Farcry 3 but won't be getting this one unless the reviews show it runs well on pc, has better graphics than console and isn't restricted for pc
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  • d_kuhn
    Honey Badger don't give a $#!^
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  • The_Icon
    Specs?
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  • Sakkura
    14492389 said:
    Typical PR nonsense. "Gone gold" only means they've produced a certain number of physical copies of the game. Doesn't mean they've sold anything, nor how many are still playing after a few days. Ubisoft has the same rep EA does, push out as many titles as possible on a franchise till it's run into the ground, and quality be damned!

    I think you're confusing terminology with the record industry, where an album going gold, platinum etc. is a measure of the units sold. In the software industry, going gold just means that the final release version has been completed. It's synonymous with RTM, release to manufacturing.
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