SilverStone Eudemon Multifunction Panel, Upgrading A Motherboard Without Reinstalling, and more!
Hey folks! Following up on the previous announcement today for the 64-Bit version of Far Cry, we have a little bit more information for you. Below you can find a list of the additions and enhancements, as well as the system requirements(other than needing Windows XP 64-Bit, and an AMD64 CPU). If you'd like to see some screenshots of it, just click here. Patch can be found here.
Far Cry 64-Bit Enhancements and Requirements
The AMD64 version of Far Cry will take you back to the digital jungle for new experiences as Jack Carver. You'll see richer environments with more objects and more realistic beaches, water, and sky. It will truly immerse you. You'll also play two additional multiplayer levels only available in the AMD64 version. And finally, with an improved draw distance allowing you to see even more detail through the binoculars, Jack will be better equipped to survey his lush environment.
Far Cry 64-Bit Additions/ Enhancements:
All Levels:Improved terrain textures, Increased view distance, Offset bump mapping added for rock and stone objects, More insects and birds
On the Pier Level:
New beach road with additional vehicle, Barrel storage camp, Opened more space to explore
Pier and Boat:
New terrain textures with shader (next-gen technology)
Two New 64-bit only Multiplayer levels:
Minimum System Specs for 64-Bit Version:
Supported OS: Windows(R) XP, Windows(R) XP Professional x64 Edition
Processor: AMD Athlon™ 64 processor 2800 (3400 Recommended)
RAM: 1GB (2GB Recommended)
Video Card: ATI Radeon 9800 or NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 class graphics card(x800 or 6800 Recommended)
Sound Card: AC-97 sound, Dolby Digital capable sound solution required for Dolby Digital audio.
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0 included with 64-bit OS
CD-ROM: 4X DVD or 16X CD-ROM
Hard Drive Space: 4 GB
Multiplay: Broadband with 64Kbps upstream play (512 Kbps upstream to host 8 players)
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