Far Cry 4 story details emerge

The name and motivation of the main character in Kyrat has been revealed.

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Following the unexpected reveal of Far Cry 4 during an investors briefing last week, the first details on the game's story have been leaked by Ubisoft's online store.

A preorder page for the game recently went live on the Uplay store, accompanied by the image above and a short description of what the story is about. Ubisoft apparently didn't intend for this information to go public yet, as the page has since been amended to remove it. Luckily, a Reddit user noticed before this could happen, and a cached version of the page preserves the original text, which is as follows:

"Hidden in the majestic Himalayas lies Kyrat, a country steeped in tradition and violence. You are Ajay Ghale. Traveling to Kyrat to fulfill your mother’s dying wish, you find yourself caught up in a civil war to overthrow the oppressive regime of dictator Pagan Min.

"Explore and navigate this vast open world, where danger and unpredictability lurk around every corner. Here, every decision counts, and every second is a story. Welcome to Kyrat."

Prior to this, all we knew about the game's story was that it takes place in a location called Kyrat that is ruled by a "despotic self-appointed king"--possibly the blonde, purple-suit-wearing guy on the game's cover.

Little else is known about Far Cry 4 at this point, save for the fact that it will have a more significant multiplayer component than Far Cry 3. More details are expected during Ubisoft's E3 press conference, which is scheduled to take place on Monday, June 9, at 3 p.m. Pacific.

Far Cry 4 is set to be released on November 18 for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> you are a scumbag

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I hope they're going to borrow some elements from just cause 2. The story and setting sound similar. It's a good thing.

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*Yawn*....been there, done that. NEXT.......

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"You are Ajay Ghale. Traveling to Kyrat to fulfill your mother’s dying wish, you find yourself caught up in a civil war to overthrow the oppressive regime of dictator Pagan Min."

What kind of travel agent doesn't warn you about a civil war being waged at your destination?

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Spoiler *At the end you cancel your AAA membership.

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The fact they already announced DLC and a THIRTY dollar season pass turn me off from this game fast. Can't they just wait?

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Apparently you already know how much content and replay value this game will have so why not share all of this info of yours. And $80 is nothing for a video game, come out to vegas and go to any of the popular hot spot's.

Ya, $80 will be pocket change after that

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>Bad comparison, redundant to PC game deals.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>Or be a cheap ass gamer, and wait for it to go down to $15 five months later.

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a few weeks ago my interest in the game was about an 8, now it's about a 4.

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@tomservo51 Far Cry 4

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Yes, it's turning out to be a far cry from what I'd hoped.