Far Cry 3 screenshot
Far Cry 3 screenshot

Ubisoft's Far Cry 3 appears to be making a late move to claim the Christmas No.1 spot with a substantial price drop at two of the UK's biggest video game retailers.

Both GAME and Amazon are offering the acclaimed open-world shooter for only £22.49 on Xbox 360 and PS3.

We've already seen Square Enix enjoy a surge in sales of Hitman: Absolution thanks to retailer promotions, and with buyers looking for last minute gifts a reduced Far Cry 3 may fit the bill.

We'll have to wait until next week to find out if Far Cry 3 has what it takes to overtake the likes of Black Ops 2 and FIFA 13 to take the crown.

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Baroni88's Avatar


Let me put it this way. My sister is an AVID call of duty player and when she got black ops 2, she played for a little bit and went right back to MW3. Far cry 3 is a great game. It brings a twist to your every day shooter. It something different which I think we need these days. I highly recommend this game.
Posted 16:15 on 20 December 2012
Mintyrebel's Avatar

Mintyrebel@ 87Sarah

Go for it, great game!
Posted 12:22 on 20 December 2012
StreetsOfSage's Avatar


Certainly tempting
Posted 12:21 on 20 December 2012
87Sarah's Avatar


Gahhh, tempting!!
Posted 12:18 on 20 December 2012
FantasyMeister's Avatar


I paid £39.97 for it 20 days ago, it was one of those rare 'Must have it NAO!" moments.
Played it daily since and will probably continue to do so.
Worth. Every. Penny.

It's also one of the few games of the last couple of years that despite having 1000/1000 achievement score I'm still playing.
Posted 12:10 on 20 December 2012
Clockpunk's Avatar


And there goes my willingness to buy most titles day one again, when a month is sufficient time (apparently - this, Halo, XCom, and so on) for significnt reductions to hit a title.
Posted 11:51 on 20 December 2012
dudester's Avatar


Stupid console bleep bleep bleep I'm not paying more the pc version where's our discount?
Posted 11:40 on 20 December 2012

Game Stats

Release Date: 30/11/2012
Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher: Ubisoft
Genre: First Person Shooter
Rating: PEGI 18+
Site Rank: 1,694 1045
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