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November release for new Far Cry video game

Published on May 16, 2014 6:08 AM
Screenshot of computer game: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. -- FILE PHOTO: UBISOFT

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - French video game giant Ubisoft on Thursday announced that a new installment in its blockbuster Far Cry franchise is set for release in November.

Far Cry 4 was billed as the most expansive and immersive version yet of the open-world, first-person shooter game that has earn legions of fans.

"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," said executive producer Dan Hay.

"Given the unique setting, we feel Far Cry 4 will stand out." While the previous version of the game, which hit the market at the end of 2012, has reportedly sold more than nine million copies.

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