Far Cry Classic, the HD re-release of Crytek's 10-years-old shooter, is already beached on the shores of the Xbox Games Store, priced $10/£8/10 euros. The revamp, which features redone cut scenes and a new user interface, is also due on PlayStation Network later today in North America, and Europe tomorrow.
Alternatively, Europeans can hunt it down as part of the Far Cry: The Wild Expedition bundle, which also includes Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3, and the standalone 80s-inspired romp Blood Dragon. The PS3, Xbox 360, and PC compilation is out in Europe this week, priced 40 euros, except in the UK where it's been delayed a week. It'll now reach the not-so-tropical island on February 21, priced £30 on PS3 and Xbox 360, and £25 on PC.
Just to confuse matters a little bit further, the Wild Expedition bundle isn't coming to North America. In its stead is the Far Cry Compilation, a PS3-only collection that's the same as The Wild Expedition, except it doesn't include Far Cry Classic. Make of that what you will, but in any case you can pick up the Compilation starting today for $40.
Far Cry Classic
Far Cry Classic already available as a digital download on the Xbox LIVE arcade and Sony PlayStation Network
London, UK - February 11th, 2014- Today Ubisoft announced the availability on February 21st of the 10-year Anniversary Compilation of Far Cry® franchise: Far Cry The Wild Expedition compilation which includes Far Cry Classic, Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3 and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. The compilation will be available in all EMEA countries for the Sony PlayStation®3 Computer Entertainment System, Xbox®360 at the price of £29.99 and on PC at the price of £24.99.
Since its debuts in 2004, Far Cry has become one of the most beloved and acclaimed First Person Shooter franchises, proposing in each of its releases a unique and fresh take on the genre and seducing the players by the quality and depth of the experiences it offered. All those games have scored 80% or above on Metacritic and Far Cry 3 was even the highest rated shooter of 2012*. Far Cry The Wild Expedition Compilation is a great opportunity to discover or re-discover all the main Far Cry opuses that have left an indelible mark in the video-games landscape, from the innovations of the original game to the retro-futuristic mayhem of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.
In addition to the release of this retail compilation, for £7.99 players can experience Far Cry Classic as a standalone downloadable title and return to all the action and chilling gameplay that made Far Cry legendary. With graphical enhancements, revamped cut-scenes, and a fresh new user interface, Far Cry Classic is already available for the Xbox LIVE Arcade and will be released tomorrow on February 12th, on the Sony PlayStation Network.
Far Cry Classic - Far Cry Classic is the premiere and ultimate console version of the very first Far Cry game. Take the role of charter boat captain, Jack Carver, who finds himself hunted by an unrelenting team of highly trained mercenaries in this nature-gone-wrong FPS adventure. This HD revamp features stunningly realistic foliage, real-time day and night cycles, drivable underwater, commandeer, or even flying vehicles, and more...
Far Cry 2 – Caught between two rival factions in war-torn Africa, you are stricken with malaria and forced to make deals with corrupt warlords on both sides of the conflict in order to hunt down your mark – The Jackal. This version includes the full single-player campaign and Multiplayer.
Far Cry 3 – Beyond the reach of civilization lies a lawless island ruled by violence and human suffering. This is where you find yourself stranded, caught in a bloody conflict between psychotic warlords and indigenous rebels, where your only escape is through drugs or the muzzle of a gun. Includes the full single-player campaign, Multiplayer, and Co-op modes.
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon – The year is 2007. It is the future. You are Sergeant Rex Colt: Mark IV Cyber Commando. Earth has been ravaged by a nuclear war, which erupted in the 90s. Get the girl, kill the bad guys and save the world. Includes the full single-player campaign. "Packed with entertaining action and hysterical writing, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is an '80s-inspired blast." – Kevin VanOrd, Gamespot.
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