Far Cry 2 Multiplayer Modes Detailed, No Demo

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Ubisoft Montreal's upcoming open-world shooter Far Cry 2 (PC, 360, PS3) will have a full slate of multiplayer options, but won't come with a demo before or after the game's release.

"Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Diamond... and Uprising" will be available multiplayer modes, according to producer Louis-Pierre Pharand in an interview with EuroGamer. Capture the Diamond is capture-the-flag reworked to honor the game's African setting, whereas Uprising is "a modified version of a VIP [mode]."

To the chagrin of sample-loving gamers, Pharand added that the game will not have a demo. "No demos will be available," he asserted. "It became too complex to do a demo of an open-world game."

Far Cry 2 adds to an increasing trend of open-world games not coming with demos. The full game, boasting 50 square kilometers of world, will hit North America on October 21 and Europe on October 24.

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    September 19, 2008 2:38 PM

    "a modified version of a VIP [mode]."


    Uh what is VIP mode >_>

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      September 19, 2008 2:40 PM

      That is usually where you have to escort an NPC from one area to another while the enemy tries to kill him.

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        September 19, 2008 2:42 PM

        Or the NPC could of course be a human player.

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          September 19, 2008 3:12 PM

          I loved hunted on TFC.

          Wish it was an option on TF2 ><

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      September 19, 2008 3:43 PM

      The VIP should be a car.

      Vroom vroom.

      http://uploader.ws/upload/200809/fc2.jpg

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      September 19, 2008 6:19 PM

      A map/game mode in CS where one person spawned as a VIP (with pistol only), and the Ts tried to kill him while the CTs tried to get him TO DA CHOPPAH! Oilrig was one such map, I believe. Iceworld also?