Far Cry :Development
The development of Far Cry Primal was led by Ubisoft Montreal, with assistance provided by Ubisoft Toronto, Ubisoft Kiev and Ubisoft Shanghai.When asked about whether Far Cry 4 would feature standalone content like Far Cry 3 with Blood Dragon, creative director Alex Hutchinson declared that a sequel to the game would not be happening, however they are planning something that can “surprise” players On January 5, 2015, Ubisoft released a survey and asked players about their favorite Far Cry setting. The survey includes themes like vampires, zombies, dinosaurs, a post-apocalyptic world, historical warfare and modern days locations like Peru and Alaska.
It was first added to the Steam database under its codename Far Cry Sigma on October 2, 2015, causing confusion for both fans and press. However, on October 6, 2015, Ubisoft held a stream revealing their next project. It was announced a day later, though it was leaked by IGN Turkey several hours before the official announcement. The game’s creative director is Jean-Christophe Guyot, who has worked on several Prince of Persia games.On December 3, 2015, creative director Maxime Béland stated that Far Cry Primal was as big as Far Cry 4. The game does not feature a multiplayer mode. The decision was made during the early stages of the game’s development as they wanted to focus on the game’s core gameplay instead.
Far Cry Primal released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 23, 2016.The Microsoft Windows version was released shortly afterwards on March 1, 2016. The game has two different special editions, both of which cost more than the base game. The Collector’s Edition features additional physical items such as a steelbook, a collector’s book, a map of Oros, the game’s original soundtrack and a Wenja phrasebook, which serves as a guide for players to learn the language used in the game. The Digital Apex Edition, which can only be purchased digitally, and the Collector’s Edition contain digital content such as extra in-game missions, weapons and additional packs.