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Far Cry Instincts set for September

Long-delayed console version of Ubisoft and Crytek's groundbreaking PC shooter is set for a fall release but will be playable at E3.

Over a year ago, console gamers looked on in envy as their PC brethren enjoyed the groundbreaking graphics and innovative gameplay of Far Cry. However, their hopes were raised just weeks later, when publisher Ubisoft announced it was working on Far Cry Instincts, a PlayStation 2 and Xbox version of the first-person shooter.

The console adaptation was being developed at Ubisoft Montreal, not at Germany-based Crytek, the studio behind the PC original. Good thing, too, since in July 2004 Crytek announced that it had entered into a "[url=https://www.gamespot.com/news/2004/07/23/news_6103318.htmlstrategic partnership[/url]" with Electronic Arts, a rival and potential purchaser of Ubisoft.

News source: GameSpot

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