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Far Cry 2 Gone Gold

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With just a few days left until Far Cry 2's retail debut on October 21, publisher Ubisoft just announced that the open-world shooter has gone gold and entered manufacturing.

Developed this time around by Ubisoft Montreal--the PC original was crafted by Crytek--Far Cry 2 will hit PS3 and Xbox 360 at $60, with the PC version coming in at $50. Additionally, those that pre-order the PC version through Valve's digital distribution platform Steam will receive $5 off.

For more on the sequel, check out our recent interview with lead designer Hardy LeBel.

From The Chatty

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    October 14, 2008 9:23 AM

    needs more mention of 5 dollars off on steam

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      October 14, 2008 9:26 AM

      oh HAWT.

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      October 14, 2008 9:28 AM

      there you go :)

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      October 14, 2008 10:13 AM

      What about how the Steam version won't contain the pre-order bonus levels that the Gamestop and Ubi preorders will contain?

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        October 14, 2008 10:20 AM

        Eh. Have you SEEN the level editor for this game? It is insanely awesome (and designed for use on consoles.) Even though I am buying it for PC and hate "consolitis," I am very excited about the level editor. Even if those levels dont become available free to everyone on console (or PC), I think its likely people will either recreate them, or make better ones.

        no idea how user-created level distro will work on the console, i'm just blindly assuming theres something there for it after all the work they put into the editor.

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        October 14, 2008 10:29 AM

        i'd rather not support gamestop than miss out on the extra missions. i hate them

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        October 14, 2008 11:20 AM

        I put $5 down for the preorder just because of that. I figure I may as well get the 3 extra hours if I'm going to buy the game anyway.

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      October 14, 2008 11:59 AM

      here dudes, a nickle!

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      October 14, 2008 12:11 PM

      So if the game is not a Valve one, will there be any problems like LAN games against a store bought, or mods not working? If it's not a Valve game, I just assume it is better to get a physical copy.