Far Cry 3 has been delayed until November, Ubisoft has announced.

The first-person shooter will now release in the UK on November 30, almost three months after its intended September 4 release date.

"We're taking more time to create the best possible gameplay experience," said Dan Hay, producer at Ubisoft. "Far Cry 3 is a huge offering and we want every element of this insane, action-packed adventure to be of the highest possible quality for the players."

The delay puts Far Cry 3 head to head with shooters from other publishers. Both Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Halo 4 are due to launch during November. Medal of Honor: Warfighter, meanwhile, launches on October 30.

"Today, after a successful showing at E3 that saw the company take home more than 100 awards, Ubisoft provided updated release dates for some of its biggest titles being launched this year," the firm said in a statement.

"Along with the revised release dates, Ubisoft also is reaffirming its previously communicated financial guidance for 2012-13."

Alongside Far Cry 3, Just Dance 4 and Rocksmith also saw revised release dates.

Just Dance 4 will now launch on October 2, while Rocksmith, previously due for release on October 19, has been brought forward to September 28.


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