Far Cry 4 confirmed for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, and PC

Ubisoft officially confirms next entry in action series, launching November 18 and set in the Himalayas.

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As part of Ubisoft's earnings report today for the year ended March 31, the French publisher officially confirmed Far Cry 4, the next entry in the action series. It's not much of a surprise, as Ubisoft told GameSpot last year at E3 2013 that a follow-up to Far Cry 3 was a sure-thing based on the sales of that game.

"The year's performance will be led by five games--Assassin’s Creed Unity, Far Cry 4, Just Dance, The Crew, and Watch Dogs," Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said in a statement. "Watch Dogs' pre-orders are at record levels and it is perfectly positioned to become the industry’s most successful new IP in history."

Far Cry 4 is coming to Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC on November 18. Today's confirmation of Far Cry 4 comes after a flurry of leaks. Here's how Ubisoft sets up the story for Far Cry 4:

"In Far Cry 4, players find themselves in Kyrat, a breathtaking, perilous and wild region of the Himalayas struggling under the regime of a despotic self-appointed king. Using a vast array of weapons, vehicles, and animals, players will write their own story across an exotic open-world landscape."

"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," executive producer Dan Hay said in a statement. "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."

If you preorder Far Cry 4, you'll receive a limited edition version of the game that includes Hurk's Redemption, a three-part single-player mission pack featuring the character Hurk from Far Cry 3. You'll also receive Hurk's main weapon, the harpoon gun called The Impaler, if you preorder.

More information about Far Cry 4 will be shared during Ubisoft's E3 2014 briefing next month, to be held Monday June 9 at 3 p.m. PDT.

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to bad it is also for xbox 360 and ps3... Graphics whise it has to be playable on ancient hardware :( to badd

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<< LINK REMOVED >> I hope it also comes out for my N64 :)

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I hope it comes out on my cell phone with the controls (modified) of dead trigger 2......that would be pretty cool.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Don't forget cassette format for awesome ZX Spectrum! BOOM!

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Loved far Cry 3, cant wait for this to come out. Now we know where Julian Assange has been hiding, up in those mountains.

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honestly... if they want to be a cliche, homophobic morons FINE FINE

but for the love of GOD make the game with less hand holding and more challenge... I mean good god, FAR CRY 3 doing the same crap over and over and over and over and over

kill this helpless animal, deliver this useless item, take this useless outpost

frankly i could NOT finish the damn game cause I just got bored as hell doing the same crap over and over again


can we have more realistic weapons plz and maybe upgrades that actually make a damn difference

and what kind of dim wit did those skill trees I will never know

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Eh? Why homofobic?

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Go away you stupid Liberal, and take your politics with you. This is a gaming site, not the Huffing Post.

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@michaelstire9 @vadagar1just like racism against African Americans this aint politics you dim witted ape

this is about freedom of sexuality, go back to medieval Europe

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What? Come on... can we have one comment section that doesn't involve sexuality? I see nothing in this article that mentions it.

It is this constant forcing of your opinions that causes people to be unsympathetic to your cause.

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Is the guy in the suit holding a mouse or a detonator on that other man's head? I can't really tell.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Looking at it closer he's holding the pin off a hand grenade the guy below him is holding the grenade himself, so looks like the villains going to be a sophisticated lunatic :)

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<< LINK REMOVED >> - Thanks. :) Now that you mention it, I can just make it out.

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I liked FC 3s' originality... The story, the world and of course the characters. Hoping Ubi will surprise us with this one too...

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Bill Maher as the main villain?

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<< LINK REMOVED >> More like Anderson Cooper, lol

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>I was thinking that wikileaks guy Julian Assange

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I'm really looking forward to Far Cry 4 on PS4. Ubisoft make great open world games. Hopefully the graphics will be top notch, but I do expect that we will see the same 900p 30fps that we are going to get with Watch Dogs. I'm ok with that as long as we get all the high quality graphics and a stable frame rate. Water refraction, bendy plants and proper fire propagation was missing on the PS3 version of Far Cry 3.

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This looks like the same game with a different, flamboyant antagonist.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> I liked the concept of the third part. Maybe it would even be a bad idea to change too much. Maybe more freedom like for example a Fallout title would be good!

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Those two should take a bath.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> together??

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The guy in the cover shows what the world is turning into. And also what FPS games are turning into. It starts with a G.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> good?

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<< LINK REMOVED >>gallantly and fabulously dressed?

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This guy looks fabulous! but not as much as Bambi "Buck" Hughes.

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That's a pretty depressing poster.....

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I'll try to follow this only like 1-2 months before the official release date..

Because you know...don't want to feel cheated with pre-rendered footage that is very cleverly disguised as gameplay..

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The dude on the cover looks like he's gonna have some sexy time with the prisoner

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Wonder if it will have Oculus Rift support? Far Cry 3 got a Jerry-rigged Rift support mod that became quite popular and the youtube videos of it look great.

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Hope it runs and looks great on all systems

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so not planning to release blood dragon? That game was so much fun especially playing the game while listening to its amazing sound tracks on head phone

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Why does he look like Breivik?

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Hey eddie Halo 5: Guardians has been annonced. :)

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Looks like a dodgy weirdo crazy Mexican drug cartel Knights templar assassin trying to make Johnny Depp a slave.

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Ubisoft has totally abandoned Wii-U

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<< LINK REMOVED >> I dont know why Nintendo doesnt make their own Farcrys and assassins creeds and CODS and battlefields.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> It's crazy though, isn't it? I mean they made no bones about it, they flat out said we have no plans at this time. Watch Dogs has a wii-u release date for later in the year. By that time everyone else has already completed the game.