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Far Cry studio pledges to satisfy fan demand

Ubisoft Montreal will try to deliver content "as often as possible"

An executive at Ubisoft Montreal has pledged to satisfy fan demands following the positive reception of Far Cry 3.


Following the release of Far Cry 3 in December, the Montreal-developed FPS managed to crack the year's top ten rated games list on Metacritic, with an overwhelmingly positive user score.

When CVG highlighted the sequel's high regard among fans to Montreal CEO Yannis Mallat, the exec assured the studio is striving to satisfy the craving for more content.

"The only thing I can say is that when you say such [positive] things, and I guess you're one voice that talks for many others, you are proving our point," he said during a GDC interview.

"When the quality is here, the players want games as often as possible. That is what we're trying to do."

Mallat's comments follow assurances in a recent investor call that Ubisoft will not repeat the four-year gap it took between the release of Far Cry 2 and its eventual successor.

One Far Cry title that does appear to be on the horizon is the mysterious Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, which appeared on a teaser site this weekend and before that via a leaked Achievements list.

Asked about the latter last week, Mallat hinted that fans have much to look forward to.

"We can't really talk about that because it's not announced. The only thing we can say is that we are pleased to please our Far Cry fans down the road."

Ubisoft recently called Far Cry 3's 4.5 million sales to date "way ahead of expectations."