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'Far Cry 4' gameplay and graphics compared to 'Far Cry 3'

'Far Cry 4'
'Far Cry 4'
Photo courtesy of Ubisoft, used with permission

A comparison has been made in regards to the gameplay and graphics between "Far Cry 3" and the upcoming "Far Cry 4." According to a preview from Digital Spy on June 13, the sequel should play similar to the previous installment of the series. Players will have multiple options when it comes raiding the enemy's post. However, using stealth appears to be the best way in fighting against a group of adversaries.

Visually, however, the two games are radically different. Digital Spy mentioned that "Far Cry 3" did not run well on the console due to the suspect frame rate clip as well as weaker draw distance when compared to the PC version. However, the PS4 and Xbox One versions of "Far Cry 4" are apparently looking great even though only an early build was shown during the E3 2014 event.

The PS4 and Xbox One consoles are both built similarly to the PC. Both next-generation systems came equipped with 8 GB of system RAM, although the types of memory are different. The hardware feature is essential for open-world games such as the titles from the "Far Cry" series. The other improved system elements also helped boost the console versions to be more equal to the PC.

"Far Cry 3" came out for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2012. The video game ended up being well-received as it went on to sell more than four million copies in just several months. The standalone DLC expansion, "Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon," was also a big success.

"Far Cry 4" will be a cross-generation title as it is coming to the PS3 and Xbox 360 along with the PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The release date is set for Nov. 18 in Europe and North America. An artwork from the Ubisoft Facebook page featuring the open-world action-adventure software product can be seen near the top of this article.