Far Cry 3 on PC has just seen the release of a “critical patch” v1.01, meaning you can’t start the game without it. The patch addresses a plethora of issues and irregularities including various bugs, performance issues, tweaks to the map editor, and multiplayer lobby problems. The complete listing is available below, as well as some instructions from Ubisoft.
Patch 1.01 for Far Cry 3 on PC is a critical update that needs to be installed in order to run the game. The install is automatically triggered upon Uplay PC client restart or installation. If your Far Cry 3 PC game crashes upon launch, please restart the Uplay PC client and try again. If you are still encountering issues, follow the process below:
Download the patch here.
Run the downloaded executable on your computer and follow the update process.
Boot you game from Uplay PC as usual.
If you still run into issues running the game after this, please get in touch with our customer support at http://support.ubi.com
Here’s what the patch fixes:
Improved overall Multiplayer stability and performance.
Added SHOW TOP, SHOW YOU, PAGE UP and PAGE DOWN options in Leaderboards.
Fix the voice chat issue that would mute players by default.
Lobby chat can now be accessed when a controller is connected
Fixed graphical issues on loading screen hints.
Fixed the issue that would prevent maps from being displayed or randomized the first time a user enters Public Co-op.
Health regeneration option no longer has inverted functionality.
“Flare gun” kills are no longer considered as Assist kills.
Fixed ground texture resolution.
Grass surrounding fire spawns no longer remain red on Firestorm maps.
Improved white objects thumbnails legibility.
Users can now start a private match in 1 player on user created maps.
Improved game stability and performance.
Fixed issues with flickering on specific water textures.
Fixed small UI glitches related to different display resolutions.
“Weapon cache” mission: Mission Zone and Mission Marker no longer stays on mini-map and on screen after mission completion.
Crafting items are now auto selected when entering a new crafting category
Added sound when zooming in and out the camera with the mouse scroll button
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