Far Cry Primal

A spin-off to the first person open world action game series launched by Ubisoft in 2004. Far Cry Primal strands significantly from the previous entries in the franchise, taking us back in time to the year circa 10 thousand B.C. We play as hunter named Trakkar, whose tribe has been slaughtered and who find himself in the dangerous land of Oros, where humans are nothing more than prey for prehistoric beasts. One of the most important features of the game is survival; we explore the world while completing quests, hunting various creatures, crafting useful items and learning new skills. Unlike in the main installments in the series, our hero obviously won’t find any guns in his inventory - only primitive weapons like spears, clubs, and bows. The lack of vehicles is compensated by the possibility of riding different animals.

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PC / Windows
Game Far Cry Primal (PC) Cover
Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal | PC

Action, FPP, sandbox, crafting, Prehistory

Companies responsible for Far Cry Primal

Ubisoft | game developer

Ubisoft | publisher   Official website

Far Cry Primal release date for PC:

game language:
English

01 March 2016 | Worldwide

01 March 2016 | Europe

01 March 2016 | USA

Game mode: single player
Game score 7.4 / 10 calculated out of 1202 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 8.2 / 10 calculated out of 1063 players' votes.  

Far Cry Primal for PC is a first-person action game and a spin-off to the sandbox series Far Cry series, created in 2004 year by Crytek studio, later known for the Crysis franchise. From the second part of the series, Far Cry 2, the franchise is in the hands of Ubisoft Montreal, which successively develops the best features of the original. Aside from "main" Far Cry's, from time to time we received spin-offs, like Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon set in science-fiction world. Similarly, Primal strands from the main series and takes us back to completely new, prehistoric settings.

Like all titles in the series, Far Cry Primal was developed by Ubisoft’s Canadian subsidiary, known from the bestselling Assassin’s Creed franchise.

Microsoft XBOX ONE
Game Far Cry Primal (XONE) Cover
Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal | XBOX ONE

Action, FPP, sandbox, crafting, Prehistory

Companies responsible for Far Cry Primal

Ubisoft | game developer

Ubisoft | publisher   Official website

Far Cry Primal release date for XBOX ONE:

game language:
English

23 February 2016 | Worldwide

23 February 2016 | Europe PAL

23 February 2016 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Game score 7.2 / 10 calculated out of 172 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 7.4 / 10 calculated out of 83 players' votes.  

Far Cry Primal for Xbox One is a first-person action game and a spin-off to the sandbox series Far Cry series, created in 2004 year by Crytek studio, later known for the Crysis franchise. From the second part of the series, Far Cry 2, the franchise is in the hands of Ubisoft Montreal, which successively develops the best features of the original. Aside from "main" Far Crys, from time to time we received spin-offs, like Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon set in science-fiction world. Similarly, Primal strands from the main series and takes us back to completely new, prehistoric settings.

Like all titles in the series, Far Cry Primal was developed by Ubisoft’s Canadian subsidiary, known from the bestselling Assassin’s Creed franchise.

Sony PlayStation 4
Game Far Cry Primal (PS4) Cover
Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal | PS4

Action, FPP, sandbox, crafting, Prehistory

Companies responsible for Far Cry Primal

Ubisoft | game developer

Ubisoft | publisher   Official website

Far Cry Primal release date for PS4:

game language:
English

23 February 2016 | Worldwide

23 February 2016 | Europe PAL

23 February 2016 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Game score 7.2 / 10 calculated out of 445 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 8.5 / 10 calculated out of 224 players' votes.  

Far Cry Primal for PlayStation 4 is a first-person action game and a spin-off to the sandbox series Far Cry series, created in 2004 year by Crytek studio, later known for the Crysis franchise. From the second part of the series, Far Cry 2, the franchise is in the hands of Ubisoft Montreal, which successively develops the best features of the original. Aside from "main" Far Crys, from time to time we received spin-offs, like Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon set in science-fiction world. Similarly, Primal strands from the main series and takes us back to completely new, prehistoric settings.

Like all titles in the series, Far Cry Primal was developed by Ubisoft’s Canadian subsidiary, known from the bestselling Assassin’s Creed franchise.

Plot

Far Cry Primal brings players to the stone age, around 12 thousand years B.C, and takes place in fictional and beautiful yet deadly land of Oros. It was formed thousand years earlier by the glaciers retreating after the last ice age, offering varied landscapes – from verdant forests to swamps and snow-covered areas.

We take the role of a prehistoric hunter named Takkar, whose group wandered on the territory of a different tribe. As a result, all of his kinsmen, with the exception of Trakkar himself, were slauthered. From this moment, the hero is on his own, in a land inhabited by hostile locals and dangerous fauna. Since a lone hunter is an alluring snack for every predator, Takkar's most basic task is to form a new tribe, ensure its safety, and provide it with conditions for development.

Gameplay

In terms of game mechanics, Far Cry Primal on PC / Windows offers all the distinctive traits of its predecessors, although due to different setting, each of these traits may be a little different. The game takes place in a vast, open-world environment, offering us not only story missions, but also a lot of optional quests and challenges, hostile outposts to retake, hidden collectibles and dangerous animals to hunt. Similarly to previous Far Crys, the developers concentrated mainly on providing the player with complete freedom of action and many alternative ways of completing the missions. Thanks to that, the game will offer something for fans of action, as well as for those who prefer a more stealthy approach and subtle strategies.

In comparison to previous entries in the series, Far Cry Primal emphasizes the importance of item crafting. In a prehistoric setting, we are forced to create every weapon and other useful accessories from the wide variety of available materials, such as different kinds of rocks, bones, and skins of animals. Players can create various maces, spears, bows, knives, and other primitive weaponry, and fire is an extremely important part of gameplay, having key role not only in survival, but also providing many tactical options (e.g. scaring off wild animals, or guiding them into hostile tribe's settlements). The lack of vehicles is compensated by the possibility of riding various species of animals, allowing you to travel the land of Oros much faster and effectively than on foot.

Game modes

Unlike previous parts of the series, which offered varied multiplayer options (including co-op), Far Cry Primal won’t offer any multiplayer and is developed as a dedicated “single player experience”.

Technology

Released for PC / Windows Far Cry Primal was developed on the original and constantly expanded Dunia Engine, used in, for example, Far Cry 4. Because of the fact that the discussed production is the first part developed with PC and eight generation of consoles in mind, the visuals were slightly enhanced.

System requirements

Recommended: Intel Core i7-2600K 3.4 GHz/AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 780/Radeon R9 280X or better, 20 GB HDD, Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i3-550 3.2 GHz/ AMD Phenom II X4 955 3.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 460/Radeon HD 5770 or better, 20 GB HDD, Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit

Far Cry Primal The Game Awards 2015 - Beast Master

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Far Cry Primal Game Guide & Walkthrough

game guide 31 March 2016

The Far Cry: Primal guide contains all the necessary information which will allow you to complete the game: mission completion, acquisition of all of the collectible items, village expansion, as well as collecting all of the weapons and animals.

Ubisoft recycled Far Cry 4’s map in Far Cry Primal?

News 02 March 2016 15:12

It seems that recycling is part of Ubisoft's every title. We noticed that Far Cry Primal has a very similar map to the one we know from Far Cry 4, and here's why.

Far Cry Primal PC specs revealed; see a new gameplay video

News 08 January 2016 14:31

Far Cry Primal PC specs have been revealed by Ubisoft. The game is going to launch worldwide on February 23rd (PS4/XONE) and March 1st (PC). Before that happens, you may as well watch a new gameplay video.

Far Cry Primal officially announced

News 07 October 2015 11:30

Far Cry Primal is officially announced as the next installment in the series. The game is set in the Stone Age, putting the players up against new challenges. Far Cry Primal is set for release in Spring 2016.

Far Cry Primal is reported to be set in the Ice Age

News 06 October 2015 11:45

Reportedly, Far Cry Primal is the title of the next installment in the popular FPS series. A picture from the game was posted on the Internet, revealing that the game is going to be set in the prehistoric period.