Far Cry Primal, which releases in February 2016, has been rated by The Entertainment Software Rating Board or ESRB as it is more commonly known, and it contains some intriguing information regarding the game play.
The Far Cry series has never shied away from controversial game play elements such as killing and drug taking but it looks like Far Cry Primal could be taking the gore factor to a new level.
The ESRB rating gives us some clues as to what we can expect from the latest installment in the Far Cry series with comments such as “ears cut off and kept as trophies” and “Takkar tapping a hole in another character’s skull as the man screams“. These statements make Far Cry Primal sound fittingly barbaric and oddly exciting.
Other notable comments in the post included, “sequences require stealth kills in which enemies are stabbed in the head” and “one cutscene depicts a character being held in a fire while screaming”.
Far Cry Primal was announced in October of 2015 and takes the series back 12,000 years into the stone age. The protagonist will be called Takkar who will begin the journey as a simple warrior but will progress to become the leader of a tribe.
The game will be running on the same engine as Far Cry 4 and the familiar mechanics will return but adapted for the stone age era. Takkar will have the ability to tame animals and they will accompany him as he liberates camps and fights iconic beasts such as the woolly mammoth and the sabre-tooth tiger.
The game will be developed by Ubisoft Montreal with assistance from Ubisoft Toronto, Kiev and Shanghai and will be available on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
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