Ubisoft Unleashses a Massive 8-Minute ‘Far Cry 4’ Launch Trailer (74 Screenshots)

Far Cry 4 Launch Trailer

The wait will be finally over in a matter of days. Ubisoft has just released the official launch trailer for Far Cry 4, which hits shelves November 18. Fans of the Far Cry franchise are given an in-depth introduction to the immense sequel, including a look at the expansive new world, the characters, various weapons, and much more. Check out the launch trailer as well as a slew of screenshots after the break.

The world of Kyrat looks incredibly ginormous. There is so much crammed into this EIGHT-minute launch trailer that it’s hard to think of what they left out. Most of the characters look borderline crazy with their own specific look. But a giant game doesn’t mean it’s going to be great. Batman: Arkham Origins is quite the open world experience, but it was rather bland. What’s going to set this game apart from the other action-adventure games, to me, is it’s story and gameplay mechanics.

Far Cry 4 sequel takes a departure from its predecessors with a unique quest within the Himalayan regions of Nepal, but what stands out is its wacky villain, Pagan Min. I would hope that his inclusion into the series could make for quite the experience in what seems like your typical first-person shooter. Min is the most colorful thing about this game and hopefully Ubisoft has made Far Cry 4 just as vibrant and unpredictable.

(Click on the thumbnails below to begin the image gallery)

 Here’s a brief plot synopsis for Far Cry 4, courtesy of Ubisoft:

Hidden in the towering Himalayas lies Kyrat, a country steeped in tradition and violence. You are Ajay Ghale. Traveling to Kyrat to fulfill your mother’s dying wish, you find yourself caught up in a civil war to overthrow the oppressive regime of dictator Pagan Min. Explore and navigate this vast open world, where danger and unpredictability lurk around every corner. Here, every decision counts, and every second is a story. Welcome to Kyrat

Far Cry 4 will be available November 18, 2014 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC.

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Source: Ubisoft

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