Far Cry 3 screenshot
Far Cry 3 screenshot

Far Cry 3 for PC should be updated with a "critical update" available on day one in order for players to benefit from an optimal experience, Ubisoft has said.

Patch 1.01 will install automatically through the Uplay PC client, but those experiencing issues can grab the update directly through this link.

The update addresses a range of multiplayer and single-player issues.

Multiplayer

General

  • Improved overall Multiplayer stability and performance.
  • Added SHOW TOP, SHOW YOU, PAGE UP and PAGE DOWN options in Leaderboards.
  • Fix the voice chat issue that would mute players by default.
  • Lobby chat can now be accessed when a controller is connected.

Co-op

  • Fixed graphical issues on loading screen hints.
  • Fixed the issue that would prevent maps from being displayed or randomized the first time a user enters Public Co-op.
  • Health regeneration option no longer has inverted functionality.
  • "Flare gun" kills are no longer considered as Assist kills.

PVP

  • Fixed ground texture resolution.
  • Grass surrounding fire spawns no longer remain red on Firestorm maps.

Map Editor

  • Improved white objects thumbnails legibility.
  • Users can now start a private match in 1 player on user created maps.

Single Player

  • Improved game stability and performance.
  • Fixed issues with flickering on specific water textures.
  • Fixed small UI glitches related to different display resolutions.
  • "Weapon cache" mission: Mission Zone and Mission Marker no longer stays on mini-map and on screen after mission completion.
  • Crafting items are now auto selected when entering a new crafting category.
  • Added sound when zooming in and out the camera with the mouse scroll button.

Far Cry 3 is released in the UK tomorrow, and it's rather good.

Source: ubi.com

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Game Stats

Release Date: 30/11/2012
Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher: Ubisoft
Genre: First Person Shooter
Rating: PEGI 18+
Site Rank: 455 69
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