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Far Cry 4

Rating Summary

Based on 97 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

89%

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Based on 97 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Nov 18, 2014
Xbox OneNov 18, 2014
PCNov 18, 2014

Developer: Ubisoft Montreal

Publisher: Ubisoft

Genres: Adventure, First-Person Shooter

Hidden in the towering 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.

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PC Gamer

89 / 100
Andy Kelly

An absurdly entertaining open world playground that's at its best when it breaks away from script. Shame about those tailing missions.

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Eurogamer

8 / 10
Eurogamer

But there's a reason Ubisoft pared back Far Cry 4's story - it knew it was never going to be the main attraction. Far Cry 4 does all the things that its predecessor did and more - more weapons, more vehicles, more modes, more ground to cover - so if all you're looking for is a big old wide open space to tear up with a friend, go forth and make merry with mortar. That said, more does not necessarily mean better, and the truth is that the wilds of Kyrat simply aren't as beguiling as the Rook Islands were. Far Cry 4 is well worth a visit, but it's more a backpacker's delight than a five-star island paradise.

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IGN

8.5 / 10.0
IGN

Far Cry 4 has weak characters, but its campaign, co-op, and competitive multiplayer feature incredibly fun freedom.

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GamesRadar+

Far Cry 3 remains the series' peak, but Far Cry 4 is a lovely-looking, accomplished offering that suffers from lacklustre writing and an odd lack of purpose.

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