Release Date

PlayStation 3

  • US 4th Dec 2012
  • EU 30th Nov 2012
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  • Review Far Cry 3 (PlayStation 3)

    Insane in the membrane

    Far Cry 3 will find you questioning your sanity, your loyalty, and your will to survive. This tropical adventure gone violent provides the perfect distraction for you to whittle away your winter nights with – and days, too. It offers an exhilarating journey that you'll struggle to put down, and will linger long in the memory...

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Far Cry 3 News

  • News Is Classic Far Cry 3 Villain Vaas Teasing His Return?

    "My spirit animal"

    The Far Cry franchise doesn't exactly do memorable moments or characters. It's more about exploring the lush open worlds and taking advantage of the freedom bestowed upon you, but one of the few villains the series has managed to create a bit of nostalgia around is Vaas from Far Cry 3. “Did I ever tell you the definition of...

  • News Here's the First Six Minutes of Far Cry 4's Valley of the Yetis DLC

    Not over yeti

    Far Cry 4's relatively crazy Valley of the Yeti DLC is out in just a couple of days, and as such, Sony's stuck a six minute walkthrough of the download onto YouTube. A nice introduction to the add-on, the video shows off the opening scenes and what sort of gameplay you can expect. Aside from battling big hairy monsters, you'll also be...

  • News Far Cry 3 Hang Glides into EU PS Plus Instant Game Collection

    Dragon's Dogma, Street Fighter X Tekken, and more join the party

    We’re approaching the end of the month, and that means that Sony’s pulled back the curtain on yet another frankly insane European PlayStation Plus update. Starting from 25th September, you’ll be able to download Ubisoft’s tropical first-person shooter Far Cry 3 for free. The...

  • News Ubisoft Investing Heavily in Open World, Far Cry 4 Details Coming Soon

    Vaas the way we like it

    The surprise success of Far Cry 3 has prompted Ubisoft to commit to a successor. Speaking with GameSpot last week, senior vice president of marketing and sales Tony Key admitted that the French publisher is “clearly going to make another one”, and that the company will have “more on that soon”. “We’re totally...

  • News Brighten Up Your Far Cry 3 Maps with Blood Dragon Assets Add-On

    Acceptable in the eighties

    If you didn’t already get your fill of throwback action in the brilliant Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, then publisher Ubisoft has the perfect add-on for you. The ‘Mark IV Style’ multiplayer assets pack – which is available from the PlayStation Store for the vanilla version of Far Cry 3 now – brings with it a whole...

  • News The Tide Is High in Exclusive Far Cry 3 DLC Next Week

    Is it going to be your number one?

    As promised, the PlayStation 3 exclusive ‘High Tides’ add-on for Far Cry 3 will wash up on the PlayStation Network next week. The expansion will add two new chapters to the tropical shooter, which conclude the narrative of the title’s enjoyable co-op campaign. It’s been produced by multiplayer focused...

  • News Far Cry 3 Makes the Madness Mobile with Companion App

    Island insanity on the go

    Feel like you've accomplished everything Rook Islands has to offer in Ubisoft's latest first-person frenzy, Far Cry 3? What about the competitive multiplayer and co-op modes? To keep things feeling fresh, the publisher has released a brand new companion application for the shooter on iOS and Android – and best of all,...

  • News UK Sales Charts: Far Cry 3 Finishes 2012 on a High

    Leading from the front

    Far Cry 3 couldn’t quite displace Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 in the penultimate UK sales chart of the year – but ongoing retailer promotions have propelled it to the summit of the final countdown of 2012. It was a huge week for Ubisoft in general, with both Assassin’s Creed III and Just Dance 4

  • News Far Cry 3's Price Shot to Pieces in European Christmas Sale

    Crackin' deal

    If the relentless rain outside is getting you down, then you might be tempted by a trip to warmer climes this winter. Thankfully, Ubisoft has added Far Cry 3 to Sony's ongoing European Christmas countdown, allowing you to snap up the tropical adventure for just £24.99/€34.99. The title’s currently cheaper in retail outlets – but...

  • Store Update 4th December 2012 (North America)

    Top trumps

    We hope you weren’t expecting a slow week on the North American PlayStation Store, because December’s inaugural update is brimming with tasty treats. Highlights include Far Cry 3, former Xbox 360 exclusive Mass Effect, and card-game spin-off Uncharted: Fight for Fortune. As always, let us know what you’re buying in the comments...

About The Game

Beyond the reach of civilization lies a lawless island ruled by violence. This is where you find yourself stranded, caught in a bloody conflict between the island’s psychotic warlords and indigenous rebels. Struggling to survive, your only hope of escape is through the muzzle of a gun.

Discover the island’s dark secrets and take the fight to the enemy; improvise and use your environment to your advantage; and outwit its cast of ruthless, deranged inhabitants. Beware the beauty and mystery of this island of insanity… Where nothing is what is seems, you’ll need more than luck to escape alive.