Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed in a statement released to investors that Far Cry 4 will be released November 18th in North America, and November 21st in Europe.
“The year’s performance will be led by five games – Assassin’s Creed Unity, Far Cry 4, Just Dance, The Crew and Watch Dogs,” Guillemot said, in part. “Watch Dogs’ pre-orders are at record levels and it is perfectly positioned to become the industry’s most successful new IP in history.”
A new post on Ubisoft’s blog has revealed more information about Far Cry 4, which has Ubisoft Montreal leading development on the game in collaboration with Red Storm Entertainment, Ubisoft Toronto, Ubisoft Shanghai and Ubisoft Kiev.
“Taking a sharp turn away from the lush island jungles of the top-rated Far Cry 3, Far Cry 4 is set in Kyrat, an untamed region currently ruled by a despotic self-appointed king,” the post reads, in part. “But don’t be lulled into a false sense of security by the achingly beautiful views; Kyrat is a wild land full of perils. Once again, players will be able to craft their own stories as they travel through this exotic open world teeming with wildlife – using their wits along with an assortment of powerful weapons and diverse vehicles.”
Far Cry 4 will release on both generations of consoles – PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One – as well as Windows PC.
“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,” explained 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.”
The post also notes that the game will be shown at Ubisoft’s E3 media briefing.