Far Cry 3 is an open world first-person shooter, which also features role-playing game elements including experience points, skill trees, and a crafting system.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
2k views

Low FPS and Performance Issues During Gameplay

Alright this is just baffling me. I have never had performance issues on my Desktop unless its just an easy Driver Update. The worst part is that my Laptop has no issues playing Far Cry 3. My Desktop ...
3
votes
1answer
91 views

Where to hunt for pigs in Far Cry 3?

I want to craft equipment that requires pigs' skin. Yet I cannot find any pig on the map, only boars. Where to look for them?
3
votes
1answer
306 views

When will enemies be able to combo break a chained takedown?

Ever since I got the chained takedown skill, I've been using it almost exclusively for close-quarters stealth combat. I can't always get it to work reliably, though. There are times when I'll be able ...
3
votes
3answers
12k views

Using a PS3 controller in the PC version of Far Cry 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my PS3 controller on a PC? I have recently bought Far Cry 3 for the PC but I can't play well with the keyboard. I have a PS3 controller, so I decided to try ...
3
votes
0answers
327 views

What does leveling up weapon mods/attachments do?

What is the difference in Far Cry 3? Say you have the F1 and have the Marksman's Mod Level 3 for it, what happens if you go up a level to Marksman's Mod Level 4 or 5? Does it increase the stats ...
3
votes
1answer
365 views

Can the Far Cry 3 minimap be set to be static (non-rotating)?

I loathe rotating minimaps with a passion. I really want to love FC3, but I just can't get over the rotating minimap. But I cannot find an ingame option to make the minimap stop rotating. You know, ...
3
votes
1answer
320 views

Weapons will not equip after arrival on South Island

On the max difficulty, I went to the South Island. After I jumped from the plane, I died. When I jumped again and landed safely my weapons would not engage. Also, the second time the pirates were not ...
3
votes
1answer
855 views

How I turn off the constant notifications or beeping while playing far cry 3? [closed]

I am not sure what this is but it will constantly beep for as long as you play the game. I have no idea how to turn it off. Or even if it's a problem, the video card could be over heating as far as ...
2
votes
2answers
26k views

In Far Cry 3 how can you equip a weapon you already own?

I own an AK-47 (shows as "owned" in store/buy/assault rifile) but holding 1 for the weapon switcher just shows my M133 shotgun. What happened to my AK-47? How can I equip it again?
2
votes
2answers
245 views

Is Amanaki Town a no-fly zone?

Just now, I decided to see if I could fly from Cradle Gas to Dr. Eberhardt's mansion. I got in the glider located at X:654.9 Y:694.0, waypointed the mansion so I'd have something to aim at, and hurled ...
2
votes
1answer
17k views

How does the bow and arrow work? Will the arrow fly further, be more accurate or deal more damage if the bow is drawn longer?

How do the Recurve Bow and arrows work? Will arrows fly further or deal more damage if the Recurve Bow is drawn longer (similar to Skyrim)? Do arrows always hit the center or a specific point of the ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I find the relics for the Archaeology 101 achievement?

The achievement states to find a total of 60 relics... Is there a way to track those relics in game, or is there a map to do it?
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Can you access the photos you take with the camera? [duplicate]

I was just wondering if you could view the photos you take with the camera?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Does it mean anything when the camera screen turns orange to take a pic?

In Far Cry 3, when taking a picture sometimes the screen turns orange and the same sound is heard as when a relic is picked up. Does this have any meaning?
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Far Cry 3 Service Is Unavailable?

I just bought Far Cry 3 on Steam and I have been trying to connect online to UBI. However it times out and gives this message. This means I cannot go and play Multiplayer or Coop and whenever I ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

Are there weapons that use armor piercing ammo/projectiles?

I have observed that explosions, incendiary projectiles, explosive projectiles (AMR - signature Z93 sniper rifle), hitting armored enemies at their non-armored parts and use of a certain takedown ...
2
votes
1answer
706 views

Where are all of the memory cards located for the Memory to Spare achievement ?

How many memory cards are there ? Where are they located ?
2
votes
2answers
294 views

I can't keep Willis alive (spoiler)

I'm at the point where Willis has repaired the plane, and we are fighting off the remaining attackers. I can't get past it since he gets killed in like five seconds. I don't even have time to set any ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Is there a way to start further than the first with 2 local players?

I'm trying to play Far Cry 3 co-op with 2 local players. I don't want to start the offline mode from the very beginning. In the online co-op mode, there is a press start to enter button to get the ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

How do I check whether I have the latest Far Cry patch on Xbox 360?

I have the somewhat infamous rock/camera glitch and it was supposedly patched in the 1.04 update, but I'm never prompted to download a patch (either through the usual Xbox patch system or Ubisoft's ...
2
votes
0answers
81 views

Far Cry 3 Online Multiplayer Never Finds Other Players

I bought Far Cry 3, off Steam, when it came out with the intention of playing online with my friends. At the time my computer was running Windows 8, and I was only ever able to get a single game to ...
2
votes
0answers
100 views

Shooting whilst driving in FC3

Is it possible to get a mod for FC3 that enables you to shoot a pistol while steering the vehicle? Say for a car chase or just to screw with Civies and Rakyat?
2
votes
1answer
150 views

The map marker does not work in Far Cry 3 on Xbox 360

In one of the first missions I'm supposed to move the Mao marker to the hunting grounds. I move the marker to the flashing icon, but nothing happens... Why? Does anybody know?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Map glitched, can't scroll/zoom in Far Cry 3

I'm having a problem in FC3 where when I open the map it suddenly gets stuck like it doesn't know where the center of it is, and it only allows me to scroll on the left side of the map but not towards ...
2
votes
0answers
427 views

Can you kill the man in white during the Citra's Dream sequence with an RPG?

I dont know what was in that bottle Citra gave me but it must've been pretty fantastic because I found myself falling and then I was at at a poker table. The other players disappeared and then I was ...
2
votes
0answers
2k views

Graphics colour problem

I am getting slightly peculiar graphics in Far Cry 3. It looks rather like there is some colour quantisation going on - the shadows are pitch black, and change to lighter colours abruptly. This is ...
2
votes
1answer
457 views

How do I finish the 'Saving Oliver' mission?

I am playing Far Cry 3 and I am stuck on the Saving Oliver mission after talking to Willis. He keeps running out to fight the pirates and getting killed. Is there a way to make this mission easier? ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

Where can I play poker?

I know that you can play poker in the game. Do I have to unlock a mission to enable it ? Where are the location I could play ?
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Heavy Beatdown takedown skill unlocked, but unable to use

I have already unlocked the Heavy Beatdown skill in 'The Shark' skill tree. The lock is removed but it is unusable and has no effect when I double click it. I have 1500 xp out of 4000. What should I ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

How can I make the selling phases less laborious?

Selling stuff is an easy way to make money in Far Cry 3. But the store doesn't seem really convenient: I spend precious minutes to double click (or double tap Enter) to sell everything as fast as I ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

Who are the Far Cry 3 voice actors?

A number of reviews so far have praised the voice work in Far Cry 3. Who are these deserving actors and what other stuff have the leads performed in? I guess we are talking about Jason Brody and ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

How to get all signature weapon in Far Cry 3

I just starting to play the game (Far Cry 3), and somehow, i got the Bull weapon, a signature shotgun without me knowing when I get it, now the question is, how to get other signature weapon, as in ...
1
vote
1answer
169 views

Can you use “Death from Below” from a ladder?

I'm trying to infiltrate the Nostalgia by the stern ladder. I just put a point in Death from below and thought that this was as good a time as any to try it out. However, I can't seem to execute it. ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Help setting up USB joystick for Far cry 3 on PC

I am trying to set up my USB joystick to work with my Far cry 3 on my PC. But its not detected. One of my friend suggested that i should use x360ce to emulate the xbox controller to work in my PC. I ...
1
vote
1answer
298 views

Which button do I “HOLD” in Mission 33

When I get to the torture scene, I'm prompted to hit left mouse twice to throw two punches at the prisoner. When it's time to jam my thumb into his wound, all is see is HOLD but no button prompt. I ...
1
vote
2answers
7k views

Can I keep multiple save files for the same play-through? (Xbox 360)

I like to keep several save files as I play through games just in case something goes wrong (corrupted file, missed something important, etc.). When I started Far Cry 3 (Xbox 360) I was disappointed ...
1
vote
2answers
27k views

How can I use all four weapon slots?

How do you use your four weapon slots in Far Cry 3? I own the holster/sling for four guns but I can only use two even though I own more.
1
vote
0answers
158 views

Far Cry 3 Killing More Than Three Civilians and not Dieing from the Penalty

So I was playing Far Cry 3 and I began to kill some civilians BUT I hit the 3 civilian limit and did not die later though I did the same thing and died from the 3 civilian death limit? Is this a bug ...
1
vote
0answers
4k views

How to get new weapons in Far Cry 3 Coop?

I've been playing coop with a friend for a half about an hour. We both have levelled a little, but both can't figure out how to get our new weapons. Things are made worse by this: Change loadout ...
0
votes
1answer
927 views

Where are all of the “Letters of the Lost” for the Dead Letters achievement ?

How many letters are there total that I need to collect ? Where are they located ?
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I get steam to recognize existing game files (Far Cry 3)? [duplicate]

I've downloaded Far Cry 3 through the steam account on my laptop, then copied the files to the Steam account on my desktop PC. I've put the game folder into the common files folder, just as I always ...
0
votes
2answers
102 views

In Farcry 3 does taking outpost affect the number of wild animals?

In Farcry 3 it seems like at the start of the game, when there are a lot of enemy outposts, I seem to encounter more wild animals. Do outpost affect the chance to encounter animals or do I just ...
0
votes
1answer
273 views

Finding lost weapons in Far Cry 3

I tricked out a sniper rifle and had to drop it to pick up another weapon I needed and have since left that area and now its gone but in the gun store it still shows that I own it. How do I get it ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Which encrypted data can reward which level of mark of mods?

I haven't played competitive multiplayer, so I wouldn't know about that, but co-operative multiplayer awards encrypted data upon completion of any campaign. Encrypted data can be decoded to win XP or ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

What missions unlock all the skills?

I've hit a point where I have 6 skill points but all of the skills are still locked. At what point do the skills start unlocking and is there a point at which all of them unlock at once?
0
votes
1answer
7k views

Recover save games in Far cry 3

I completed Far Cry 3 around 60% and I had to refresh my windows 8 pc due to some internet issues. During a refresh all desktop apps will be uninstalled but no files will be lost. So I thought the ...
-3
votes
0answers
32 views

How can I use a trainer along with games boosted with Razer Gamebooster?

I am using the latest Razer Gamebooster to boost the fps in Far Cry 3 and it works fine. When I use a trainer along with that it won't work. So tell me how do you use a trainer along with a boosted ...