Ubisoft Respond To Player Requests With Latest Far Cry 3 Patch

Ubisoft have just announced the contents of the upcoming patch for their massive 2012 hit, Far Cry 3. The upcoming patch introduces a number of new features, the majority of which are a result of direct requests from players and fans. The new patch contains features for both single player and multiplayer content and it’s now available as a free download for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC.

The Far Cry 3 team have been hard at work over the last couple of months, gathering feedback and ideas from the community. This latest patch is an on-going effort to respond directly to player suggestions, providing new challenges and better replay value. Ubisoft have outlined some of the changes implemented with the new patch, they can be viewed below:

SINGLE PLAYER:

  • Outposts reset: after the end of the game, players can choose to reset the liberated outposts to face the challenge to take them over again
  • A new difficulty setting: Players who have completed the campaign can restart the adventure on MASTER difficulty, with more challenging enemies and dangerous wildlife
  • MULTIPLAYER

  • Map Beta Test: Map makers can now start a beta test to monitor how their map is being played using the new spectate feature and regular players are enabled to provide better feedback to help map makers improve their projects.
  • Maps by author: Players will be able to show all the maps created by an author
  • Idle kick: The feature that kicks out idle players during a MP match is removed from custom and private matches
  • The Skip map voting system has been improved with more visibility and time to cast the vote
  • A new mini-game called The Grid has been added to the Outpost website and smartphone apps.
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