Microsoft and Ubisoft have announced that Far Cry 3 is now backwards compatible on the Xbox One.
In a tweet sent out by Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, Director of Programming for Xbox Live, confirmed that Far Cry 3 now backwards compatible. Those who have a physical copy can play it like a normal game while those who have a digital copy will have to download it on to the Xbox One hard drive.
— Larry Hryb 💬 (@majornelson) March 30, 2017
Ubisoft also shared the news through the games official Twitter account using a familiar quote.
— Far Cry (@FarCrygame) March 31, 2017
Far Cry 3 was the third game in series and was praised for its tropical open world setting along with survival gameplay. The story follows Jason Brody trying to rescue his friends who are being held captive by pirates.
The game is most notable for featuring one of the most iconic villains in gaming, Vaas Montenegro along with his iconic “Definition of Insanity” monologue.