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Here's how Far Cry 4 co-op works

On PlayStation systems, Far Cry 4's co-op is available to people who don't own Far Cry 4.

So how does this work? Well, PS4 users without Far Cry 4 will be able to download a separate app that allows them to be invited into their friends' Far Cry 4 games.

According to Eurogamer it'll be a rather large app since it will contain all of the game's contents minus the story-based missions, however if you are desperate to test the game out then we are sure it's worth it.

Apparently the studio is tweaking co-op play to be more difficult than playing on your own, so you'll certainly need a friend to play it with. Co-op players will take control of Far Cry 3's Hurk, making this the first time a character has appeared in two Far Cry games.

Are you excited for Far Cry 4?

Edited On 13 Jun, 2014

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JoeToots's avatar
JoeToots 3 years ago
This game looks blooming good! i'm really looking forward to it.
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jay.hamilton 3 years ago
bloody good idea that though, game looks the dogs
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PrometheusFan 3 years ago
Such a fantastic sounding feature. Sony are also looking at incorporating it at a system level eventually it seems... meaning this could someday in the not-too-distant future be a standard fixture of every multiplayer game.
Dead's avatar
Dead 3 years ago
Sounds a lot like download play, which Nintendo have been doing for years.
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superniceguy 3 years ago
An awesome feature, now I do not need to buy the PS4 version as well, and just get the Xbox ONE version. You could also do this on some handheld Nintendo games on link play, one person has cart and the other person does not need to.
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PrometheusFan 3 years ago
On a few select handheld games Nintendo utilised a similar method (As did some PSP games too, even), yeah... limited though the options it offered usually were with that. Shame they never developed a network infrastructure capable enough to allow them to try it on a home console though... it's a feature that's likely to be very popular going forward on PS4.
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shiny miller 3 years ago
Great idea, but a bit surprising as potentially could lead to less sales? (Unless the publisher are hoping the guest players will be so impressed they'll buy the games themselves after sampling multiplayer).
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superniceguy 3 years ago
The feature is more niftier on a handheld because you may even have the game but it is at home. Also playing split screen on one handheld device is not possible. Even if I am impressed with the game I will not buy the PS4 version, as most my friends are on Xbox / PC, so they will lose sales where I am concerned, as I may have bought it on PS4 otherwise
Dead's avatar
Dead 3 years ago
I imagine it will get heavily abused SM.
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Spear 25 3 years ago
This is a good idea, Ubisoft hoping it will lead to more sales with people who don't normally play Far Cry having a go. But will probably back fire, still good to play with mates who haven't got the game though.
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Zombieflamingo 3 years ago
I keep thinking there has to be some kind of catch, the idea does sound good though.
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ShoryukenToTheChin 3 years ago
This is such an awesome idea. Not only can you convince your mates to buy the game but you can play co-op with practically all your mates. Far Cry 4 looks absolutely awesome, I hope that Ubisoft doesnt do a WatchDogs and downgrades it to heck.
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NathanTo 3 years ago
very very excited
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WhackPooBrain 3 years ago
I'm so happy games like this are taking on coop now, previous games lacked it in my opinion, GoW nailed the coop mode, hope these do too.

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