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Far Cry 2 screenshot

Ubisoft has announced the release of a Far Cry 2 title update for Xbox 360, promising "a lot of improvements for both single player and multiplayer modes".

The update will introduce enhanced browsing features, more multiplayer game options and promises to "reduce significantly the probability of having a corrupted save game".

Fixes and additions:

Single Player
Fix some random crash occurring during specific Malaria attacks
Fix health damage not following the difficulty level when switching difficulty during player’s walkthrough
Fix some camera issue when using a mortar near a rock
Reduce significantly the probability of having a corrupted save game

Multiplayer
Add Respawning time in Host - Advanced options - player match
Add Starting rank in Host - Advanced options - player match
Add min players in the host option
Add deaths in scoreboard
Balance current damage model
Show VIP on Scoreboard (for your team only)
Players can stay on the same host for consecutive matches in Ranked match
Add a Quick match button when selecting a map in the Map community
Fix vehicles spawning on their initial position immediately after being destroyed by an explosion
Fix client being disconnected from the host randomly and not being able to see it after that
Fix death message does not appear randomly
Fix some issues when interacting with objects
Fix bandolier doesn’t always unlock extra ammo
Fix some bug when healing another player and getting wounded at the same time
Fix diamond gain in rank mode
Fix players don’t get a request to keep a map after playing on a IGE map
DLC Fix some issues when using the crossbow

Extra features
Add a “hardcore mode” that will provide a new damage model where all weapons do much more damage to increase realism.
Add the possibility to play Rank matches on a selection of user maps

Information on a similar update for PS3 and PC will be announced soon.

Ubisoft commented: "Many of the new features were requested by members of the community and we would like to thanks everyone for taking the time to communicate with us, we hope you will enjoy the improvements."

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clangod

I've got this one on PS3. I love it. I bought it on release and I'm still loving the freedom and beauty of it all. There are a few noticable bugs in the PS3 version but none so significant as what is reported for the xbox. Either way it's a game well worth having even with the bugs. The map editor is a gigantic cherry on top!!!
Posted 09:08 on 14 May 2009
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pblive

Me too. Just waiting for the PS3 news.
Posted 20:26 on 13 May 2009
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guyderman

I only played SP but I didn't find many problems with it. It's a little bit long winded (lots of travelling about) but I enjoyed it overall.
Posted 10:58 on 13 May 2009
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xboxlive

might have to take this game alook now,as they have fixed all the bugs.
Posted 10:33 on 13 May 2009
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Timid

The game was buggy as hell, so this will be a welcome. I mean, its not often you kill a rebel leader, only for his body to slowly tumble out of the building...
Posted 17:53 on 12 May 2009

Game Stats

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Release Date: 23/10/2008
Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher: Ubisoft
Genre: First Person Shooter
No. Players: 1-16
Rating: BBFC 18
Site Rank: 487 1
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