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
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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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Far Cry 3 System Requirements
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AMD CPU
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Minimum Requirements
2 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 4
Win Xp 32
DX 9
12 GB
FPS
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
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Medium Setting
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High Setting
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Ultra Setting
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CPU
GD CPU hardware score: 7
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GFX
GeForce GTX 550 Ti [1280 x 1024]
GD GPU hardware score: 7
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RAM
4GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Low Setting
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Medium Setting
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High Setting
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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 17%
    No 83%
    Console Port
    Yes 61%
    No 39%
    Bindable Mouse Btns
    Yes
  • PC Optimised
    Yes 96%
    No 4%
    Sandbox Quality
    Great 54%
    Oculus Support
    No
    Frame per Sec Cap
    No 68%
  • What People Will Pay
    $25
    AMD optimised
    Yes 88%
    No 12%
    Nvidia optimised
    Yes 96%
    No 4%
    Game too Buggy
    No 98%
    Yes 2%
  • Good on Low graphics
    Yes 92%
    No 8%
    Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 74%
    No 26%
    Good Surround Sound
    Yes 92%
    No 8%
    Good Ending
    Yes 94%
    No 6%
  • Replayability
    Yes
    3.5 / 10
    Multiple Endings
    Yes 92%
    No 8%
    Time to Complete
    29 hours
    Best Control Scheme
    Mouse 84%
  • Game Difficulty
    Challenging 42%
    Sli/Crossfire Support
    Yes
    Non-skip Cutscenes
    No 77%
    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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stockman
20:39 Sep-14-2014
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These req are bull i could run it on high with 40-45 fps.

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maxed out the game with 2x msaa and med shadows

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JustForFunn
20:07 Sep-13-2014
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can i open it??? XD srs can i run it decent on low with 30 40 fps? ive recently bought a new cpu , mb and 4 gb and mbe late i can add a gpu & 4gb ram but now ?

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23:01 Sep-13-2014
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I would not recommend it. You might be able to, but dont try. It'll make a slide show.

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JustForFunn
08:36 Sep-14-2014
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man i want today to buy another 4 gb ram or should i go with the gpu first? which one should i upgrade

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nadolny
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can i run it on ultra?

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Deservate
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No. Ultra ia really extensive in this game. The gap between low and ultra is huge. You'll get 20 fps in some spots. I run it on 50-60 fps, with 30 fps in very dense populated places with big firefights.

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Well you can run it, but only if you can bear the 20 fps at times (this can go on for several minutes). You'll get around 40 fps in normal places. If I were you, I'd go for all settings high, or try to play with ultra non aa, that might also help. The ultra and high differences arent that big, and if you prefer a solid 40 fps on all occasions, go for high settings with no aa

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Assematr
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I know I can't get that good perfomance on my computer at this game, but still asking. Whats my perfomance and fps? :)

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saurabhgaliyan
15:06 Sep-12-2014
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Not need to worry about. you will get Good performance at med settings

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Settings and fps for me? Thanks.

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Low settings with 800x600, try to turn off AA and Vsync, and I hope u can get 25-30 average FPS broo, good luck ;)

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09:28 Sep-08-2014
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Thank youuuuuu!! ^_^

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Settings and fps for me please?

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ProBook4430s
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U need a better CPU bro, but let's try at Low settings, keep your AA and Vsync off, maybe around 30+ FPS.

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what settings and fps???

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Try at High settings, for FPS, I think it will be around 35 with 1920x1080. Happy gaming broo ^_^

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kush8725
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Fps?

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12:31 Sep-07-2014
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Around 60 on ultra. The game has never used more than 2.5-3 gigs of RAM for me on high, so you should be fine with 4 gigs on ultra :)

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johnpiou20
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will i be able to play this game at medium high at 40 atleast fps

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Try ay High settings with your current resolution. Keep your AA and Vsync off. ;)

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