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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Roars Past 1m Sold, Retail Release Possible
Written Monday, September 09, 2013 By Lee Bradley
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon has shifted more than a million copies in less than six months and Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot reckons the game might get a retail release.

Alongside Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is part of Ubisoft’s “mini-AAA” development model which has seen the publisher strive to produce digital games of the highest quality. The results have been impressive, both critically and commercially.

Indeed, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon has sold over one million copies across PC, XBLA and PSN within its first six months on sale. Such has been the tongue-in-cheek shooter’s success, that Guillemot reckons further sales could be added by releasing the game on disc. "Maybe we'll go retail at one point,” he said, “so we'll be able to achieve a bit more."

[via GameInformer]




 
 

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Comment #1 by T0X1C Z0MB1E TZ
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 10:47:25 AM
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If they released it as a retail disc, it would have to be bundled with something, maybe Call Of Juarez: Gunslinger or Far Cry 3, maybe even Far Cry Classic (whenever that comes out) because I don't see how they could charge more than £20 for the content on disc, I mean the game only lasts around 5-10 hours. (at least for me)


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Comment #2 by Boylin
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 10:47:38 AM
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Isn't it on sale starting tomorrow? I'll be picking it up then if it is.


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Comment #3 by Gentleman
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 10:49:25 AM
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Man, make another game of it! It was brilliant!


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Comment #4 by killerofmen
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 10:51:39 AM
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Good call #2,even without the sale,it's only £9.99 which is cheaper than what the game shops will charge.


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Comment #5 by UberPirateNinja
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 11:05:56 AM
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When's Far Cry Original/HD out?


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Comment #6 by upindat
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 11:21:53 AM
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must have for any gamer. AWESOME GAME!!


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Comment #7 by Duken13
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 11:27:56 AM
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"Mini-AAA".
Wouldn't that be AA then?


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Comment #8 by Hasenpflug
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 11:32:32 AM
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Duracell tells me AAA's are smaller than AA's


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Comment #9 by GR4V1G0R3
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 11:33:55 AM
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far cry HD & blood dragon on the retail release or its just not worth the time to create artwork or anything else, if 1 million people already bought it [myself included on PC] who is really left to buy it

that is - unless they release an expansion [along the lines of what hard reset did when it got it's retail release] which it does need, as I found it way too short - started it & finished it yesterday


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Comment #10 by LokTechCEO
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 11:57:17 AM
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I agree with #1 all the way. If they were to go retail it better be a lot cheaper than most games


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Comment #11 by EMP
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 12:06:14 PM
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Its half off tomorrow! Definitely picking it up.


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Comment #12 by Jeesp
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 12:09:38 PM
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Truly awesome game


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Comment #13 by Ark_Thompson
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 12:28:35 PM
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It went retail here in France at lauch (only on PC though) and it was 15 € (with the soundtrack and a little poster).


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Comment #14 by CyanideSpirit
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 12:34:05 PM
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I actually preferred this more than the actual Far Cry 3! Please make a sequel!


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Comment #15 by Hurricane Of 87
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 12:35:48 PM
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#9: Ask those people that bought Minecraft's retail version.


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Comment #16 by PRxBeasT
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 12:41:59 PM
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This is all good but i would have liked an expansion or even dlc for both farcry 3 or blood dragon


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Comment #17 by Arucard10
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 12:44:22 PM
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Rather than release this I think a series of games based on the system. Who can't see predator or other ideas of its vein based upon this system.


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Comment #18 by creaper210
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 01:29:30 PM
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I'll definitely buy it on disc. Especially if it comes bundled with the Far Cry HD game we're supposed to be getting sometime soon.


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Comment #19 by SHMEEDIDDY
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 01:39:56 PM
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cant wait to since my hands into this tomorrow before GTA V comes out!


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Comment #20 by GaryYEAH
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 01:53:12 PM
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Can't wait to pick this game up in the sale tomorrow!

Aside from this, I really hope Ubisoft are working on some DLC for Far Cry 3. As incredible of a game as it is, I think I can safely say that we've all played it out to the max, and we're in desperate need of a reason to return :D.

xx


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Comment #21 by The Kingslayer
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 03:06:52 PM
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I loved every minute of Blood Dragon. Please give us a sequel Ubisoft.


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Comment #22 by TheBajan
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 03:46:40 PM
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@7 No, that would be "aaa"


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Comment #23 by ViNyLek
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 04:52:33 PM
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And even more than that waited and will buy it at half price tomorrow, myself included. Fuck price tags above $10, no matter how great a game is, it can wait=P


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Comment #24 by SuperWoody64
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 05:05:28 PM
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It's on sale tomorrow but I prefer a disc...do I wait?


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Comment #25 by Boylin
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 09:38:24 PM
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50% has started!

http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/Product/Far-Cry-3-Blood-Dragon/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d802584113bf?cid=SLink


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Comment #26 by Hurricane Of 87
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 @ 03:22:43 AM
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@23:Waiting for GTA V to hit the bargain bin then?


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Comment #27 by AKfoy0face
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 @ 05:41:12 AM
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why would u rather have a disc for an arcade game? anyways just bought it for 7.49. Ill get around to playing one of these days.


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