Far Cry, highly successful PC
franchise, to be re-imagined on select next-generation consoles as ‘Far Cry
San Francisco, Ca – April 7, 2004 –
Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, announced that its
award-winning Montreal Studio is currently producing Far Cry(tm) Instincts,
console versions based on the recently released, tropical PC shooter. The
console versions will be an entirely new game built from the ground up using the
most advanced technology Far Cry(tm) fans have come to expect.
"Looking at Far Cry’s incredible
success in Europe, which is currently the #1 selling PC game in all territories’
charts, we are confident that Far Cry Instincts will be one of Ubisoft’s most
striking games this year," said Florence Alibert, Ubisoft’s Marketing Director
for EMEA territories. "The Montreal-based development team, gathering most of
the talented members behind the original Splinter Cell(tm), plans to further
reinforce Far Cry Instincts’ position as one of Ubisoft’s key brands for the
Just as Far Cry redefined the FPS
genre on the PC, Far Cry Instincts will introduce wide open environments and
unique, immersive gameplay elements that are destined to become the definition
of survival action. In addition to the PC version’s signature locations,
non-scripted A.I., and unprecedented view-distance, Far Cry Instincts will
feature brand new gameplay scenarios that will challenge players to use an even
broader range of strategies and survival tactics in order to uncover the many
secrets within the beautiful-but-deadly islands.
Ubisoft is an international
producer, publisher, and distributor of interactive entertainment products. A
leading company in the multimedia industry, Ubisoft’s strong and diversified
line-up has grown considerably, as has Ubisoft itself. As well as steadfastly
continuing to partner with several high-profile companies, Ubisoft has also
confirmed its presence on the global market by developing its own exceptional
properties. Founded in 1986 in France, Ubisoft is now present on every
continent, both through offices in 21 different countries including the United
States, Morocco, Germany, and China and through sales of products in over 50
countries. The group is dedicated to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge
videogame titles to consumers around the world. Ubisoft generated a turnover of
453 million euros for the 2002/2003 fiscal year, up 23% over the previous fiscal
year. To learn more, visit www.ubi.com.
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