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


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."