Far Cry 3 [PC]
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Far Cry 3 PC Release date
EU Release Date:
Nov-30-2012
US Release Date:
Dec-04-2012
AU Release Date:
Nov-29-2012
Official release date


Genre
Shooter
Sandbox
Theme
Crime
Far Cry 3 is available on PC
Direct X
Far Cry 3 has the option of advanced Direct X which usually result in enhanced graphics. If your system is not good enough for these higher levels of DX the game should still run ok
Co-op Game
Far Cry 3 has a co-op mode so you can play with your mates on the same side, usually through the main story mode
Online Only
Far Cry 3 can not be played without constant online access. This could be due to security reasons or because of the nature of the gameplay
MultiPlayer
Far Cry 3 is designed to be played with other people or it is heavily bias towards that type of gameplay
Online Activation
Far Cry 3 can not be played without first activating the game online. Once activated the game may be playable offline. If our Online Only button is also highlighted then you will need constant online access
Downloadable Content
Far Cry 3 is intiailly released as a download. It is usually an expansion pack so check to see if you need a main game before getting this. Far Cry 3 may be released in the shops at a later stage
Gamepad
Far Cry 3 can be played with a gamepad or Xbox 360 controller
XBox 360 Game
Far Cry 3 is available on the Microsoft XBox 360 console
PS3 Game
Far Cry 3 is available on the Sony PS3 console
Back of the Box
Beyond the limits of civilization lies an island, a lawless place ruled by piracy and human misery, where your only escape is through drugs or the muzzle of a gun. This is where you find yourself, trapped in a place that’s forgotten right from wrong, a place where you must live by the principles of violence to survive. Discover the island’s bloody secrets and take the fight to the enemy; improvise and use your environment to survive; and outwit its roster of ruthless, desperate characters. Beware the beauty and mystery of this unexplored paradise.

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PC Far Cry 3 User Scores
Far Cry 3 System Requirements
INTEL CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia GPU
AMD GPU
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
Recommended Requirements
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Win 7 64
DX 11
12 GB
FPS
Hi-Performance Requirements
8 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 9
Win 7 64
DX 11
12 GB
FPS
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS
Far Cry 3 Gamer Feedback Results
  • Anti Aliasing
    TXAA 4x
    CSAA 16x
    CSAA 32x
    CSAA 8x
    CSAA 8xQ
    FXAA
    MLAA
    MSAA 2x
    MSAA 4x
    MSAA 8x
    SMAA
    SSAA
    TXAA 2x
    Mac OS
    Yes 25%
    No 75%
    Console Port
    Yes 61%
    No 39%
    Bindable Mouse Btns
    Yes
  • PC Optimised
    Yes 97%
    No 3%
    Sandbox Quality
    Great 64%
    Oculus Support
    No
    Frame per Sec Cap
    No 63%
  • What People Will Pay
    $26
    AMD optimised
    Yes 77%
    No 23%
    Nvidia optimised
    Yes 96%
    No 4%
    Game too Buggy
    No 97%
    Yes 3%
  • Good on Low graphics
    Yes 87%
    No 13%
    Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 79%
    No 21%
    Good Surround Sound
    Yes 88%
    No 13%
    Good Ending
    Yes 93%
    No 7%
  • Replayability
    Yes
    3.8 / 10
    Multiple Endings
    Yes 94%
    No 6%
    Time to Complete
    33 hours
    Best Control Scheme
    Mouse 83%
  • Game Difficulty
    Challenging 38%
    Sli/Crossfire Support
    Yes
    Non-skip Cutscenes
    No 73%
    Anytime Quick Save
    Yes
  • Worth Getting
    Yes 96%
    No 4%
8.9

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Far Cry 3 Minimum System Requirements

CPU: Intel Core2 Duo E6700 2.66GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 3GHz or better

RAM: 4 GB

GPU RAM: 512 MB DirectX 9.0-compliant card with Shader Model 4.0 or higher

GPU: Nvidia GeForce 8800 / Radeon HD 2900

DX: 9


Far Cry 3 Recommended System Requirements

CPU: Intel Core i3-530 / AMD Phenom II X2 565 or better

RAM: 6 GB

GPU RAM: 1024 MB DirectX 11-compliant card with Shader Model 4.0 or higher

GPU: Nvidia GeForce GT 640 1GB / Radeon HD 4850

DX: 11

 

Far Cry 3 Hi-Performance System Requirements

CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K / AMD FX-4150 or better

RAM: 8 GB

GPU RAM: 1024 MB DirectX 11-compliant card with Shader Model 4.0 or higher

GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 / Radeon HD 6770

DX: 11

 

Far Cry 3 Supported Video Cards

ATI Radeon HD 2900 / 3000 / 4000 / 5000 / 6000 / 7000 series

Nvidia GeForce GTX 8800 / GTX 9000 / GT 200 / GT 400 / GT 500 / GT 600 series

 

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sTeFaNbree
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Settings and fps ?

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I believe High setting with a bit advanced graphic setting set to med..

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ArrogantGates
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Could I play this on high setting? What would be my average fps?

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HEAVENISHELL
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You will easily max this game with smooth fps :D

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sgtpepper1
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Could I play this? And if so what kind of fps would I get

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Anthonymg
02:02 Jul-22-2014
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you can run it on low with 25 to 35 fps on 720p

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sgtpepper1
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Thanks

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Anonymous2014
23:01 Jul-21-2014
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Settings & Fps ?
Ty:)

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reapr56
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low settings with 20 FPS on average
will lag a bit but you can play if you don't mind lag on ocassion

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Anonymous2014
01:01 Jul-22-2014
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Ok,Ty and i will give u +1 :)

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KimDoffer
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settings and fps pls :)

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Anthonymg
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check my post below because I have the game.

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Max with 40+ FPS mostly :)

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Anthonymg
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those with the same cpu and gpu than me or better can play this at ultra with post fx on low with 50 to 60 fps on 720p and with 8gb of ram because ram is not expensive

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Kukuricudus
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FPS for me ?

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Anthonymg
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you can play it at medium or high at maybe 50 to 60 fps

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reivax117
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Ok so i saved and quit and when i go back to play again the story button does not work

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Anthonymg
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uninstall and install your game but with the crappy graphics from intel you are no going to have a good experience sorry about that

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reivax117
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thanks
and it goes pretty smoothly

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yhya99
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what setting and fps for me

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scottyjay
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Might be playable on lowest settings possible, but you really need a better GPU for this :/

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reivax117
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what setting and fps for me

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ghostboy0090
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low-medium on 720p 30+ fps enjoy :)

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