Far Cry 4 season pass brings Yetis, prison breaks, and a new PvP experience to Kyrat

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London, UK — October 20, 2014 — Today, Ubisoft® detailed the Season Pass for Far Cry® 4, the highly anticipated first-person shooter for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

The Season Pass extends players’ time in Kyrat and includes new missions that can be completed in either single-player or co-op. Content includes a Season Pass exclusive day-one mission, a prison break co-op mission, wild missions with Hurk and his harpoon gun, a new PvP mode that will have friends teaming up to fight opposing forces and a chance to encounter the rarest beast in the Himalayas – yetis.

The Far Cry 4 Season Pass contains:

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Jade Raymond departs from Ubisoft

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Ubisoft has announced that Jade Raymond has left the company.

Raymond was largely involved with many of Ubisoft’s titles over the past few years. She acted as producer on the original Assassin’s Creed, and was the executive producer of Assassin’s Creed II, Watch Dogs, and Splinter Cell: Blacklist.

Raymond said of today’s news:

“I’ve spent 10 extraordinary years at Ubisoft, and I am proud to have been part of many of the best teams in the industry making truly remarkable games. This is one of the hardest decisions of my career, but the Toronto studio is strong and on a solid path. I’m confident that now is a good time for me to transition leadership of the studio to Alex and to pursue my other ambitions and new opportunities. Stay tuned for more on what’s next for me, but for now, I’d like to thank Ubisoft for its partnership through the years, and I wish them the very best in all their next endeavours.”

Alexandre Parizeau, a founding team member of the Ubisoft Toronto studio, has taken over Raymond’s role as managing director.

Source: Ubisoft PR

 


343 comments on Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s day-one download

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This information comes from Halo franchise development director Frank O’Connor…

That’s not a patch. It’s content. The game is designed to run as a single, unified product, digital is seamless obviously, but we also wanted disc users to have the same experience, without swapping discs. Since the bulk of it is MP or MP related, the logic is sound. There will ALSO be a TU in there, but that in itself is a tiny fraction of the content.

We realize that this isn’t ideal for everyone, but it’s the path to the smoothest eventual experience.

If fixes were required for Campaign, they would be very small, but that’s not the case. All four campaigns will run directly from the disc without the content update. As will some custom game features. Again, the bulk of the CU is MP and MP related.

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Square Enix announces the first expansion for Final Fantasy XIV

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Upcoming Expansion ‘Heavensward’ Due to Arrive in Spring 2015

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 20, 2014) – With over 3,000 fans in attendance, SQUARE ENIX® unveiled the upcoming expansion to FINAL FANTASY® XIV at its inaugural Fan Festival event in Las Vegas this past weekend.

Titled “Heavensward,” the upcoming chapter of the popular online FINAL FANTASY title will chart a new course for players with an increased level cap, brand new adventures and challenges, and much more. The accompanying teaser trailer is available at http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/heavensward/.

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Direct announced for 10/23 for NA and EU

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Nintendo has just announced a Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Direct scheduled for North America and  Europe on 10/23.

50 New Things are being teased… What do you think they could be?


We’ll have a stream up before the presentation on Thursday.

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