Yes, Far Cry 4 has been confirmed! It seems that Ubisoft is planning to move the game from the jungles to the Himalayan mountains where the player will take on Big Foot while riding and elephant! The catch is, you won’t get to experience all of this in a VR headset as Far Cry 4 support for the Oculus Rift or Sony’s VR headset Project Morpheus is unlikely at the moment.
Some interesting titbits about the highly-anticipated Far Cry 4, have surfaced online including the expected release date and details of the game location.
According to Eurogamer, Far Cry 4 will be set in the snowy mountain ranges of the Himalayas with Ubisoft making a drastic switch from the picturesque locales of tropical jungles to the icy cold landscape of the Himalayas,.
With the change in game locale, Far Cry 4 brings some new gameplay elements to such as the ability to saddle up and ride elephants as reported by Eurogamer.
Industry insider “Superannuation” hinted about the game introducing “some kind of monsters” which is a hint the Himalayan monsters, the Yeti will be in the game.
As for the basic gameplay, Far Cry 4 is expected to retain its winning formula including side missions and activities such as hunting wild animals, capturing outposts, rescuing hostages and more.
What Far Cry 4 won’t have is Oculus Rift support as Ubisoft announced that they won’t support the Oculus Rift and the Sony VR headset “Project Morpheus” unless it sells a lot of units in the future.