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Does Far Cry 3 incorporate bullet drop phenomenon ?

I always aim a bit higher in very long distance sniping, but don't always get a shot. I'm not sure but I don't think bullet drop is present or maybe very little ? How high am I supposed to aim at 200m+ away ?

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As far as I am aware the only weapons that are effected by gravity are the bow-and-arrow (plus special arrows) and the projectiles (Molotovs and Grenades) - at least in Xbox version.

In fact, it has been discussed on FC3 forums that the bullets actually disappear after 250 meters anyway, long before bullet drop would occur.

I have been curious about gravity in FC3 myself, but testing with the sniper rifle from quite a distance I can still get headshots by aiming directly at the head, and miss if I aim higher (although it could be that I'm a bad shot too).

Also, I have never noticed any difference in accuracy in different weather conditions, or between day and night (not that I would expect it their either).

It's pretty much just a case of pointing at who you want to kill and pressing the trigger, and you hit them.

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I can confirm this with my findings as well. ( on Xbox ) –  Zero Stack Feb 26 '13 at 21:09
    
Unfortunately ... Thanks for the info –  Render Feb 28 '13 at 3:01
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Ps3 doesn't have any sign of bullet drop, but maybe on pc. Btw If your using a high power scope ignore the lines used to calculate bullet drop. Personally I think they are for show. It's also a kick in the nads for players expecting some realism.

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I think if you came to this looking for realism, you should maybe go back to Arma. This has gun vending machines in it. That nobody ever breaks into. –  Alan B Nov 7 '13 at 8:51

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