Discover one of the most beautiful but also most hostile environments in the world, Africa. You are sent to this war-torn region to assassinate the Jackal, a mysterious arms dealer who has rekindled conflict between local warlords, jeopardizing thousands of lives.

In order to fulfill your mission you will have to become a gun for hire, trapped in a war-torn African state stricken with malaria, and forced to make deals with corrupt warlords on both sides of the conflict in order to make this country your home.

Play the warring factions against each other, identify and exploit their weaknesses, and neutralize their superior numbers with surprise, subversion, cunning and, of course, brute force.

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About Far Cry 2 - Graphical Enhancement Suite with 2 comments by Senescent on Jan 6th, 2015

After neglecting this page for quite sometime I've decided to clean everything up a bit. The biggest change is that I've moved GES to a newer version of SweetFX. This should allow it to be used on all versions of FC2. (Including the Steam Fortune Edition!) I've removed a bunch of old comments regarding technical issues as they should be fixed. Just make sure you have your game running on DirectX 9.

A common complaint about GES in the past is that the game is too dark with the mod installed. This is due to the nature of FC2 and the method I've used to create this mod. The default brightness, contrast, and gamma settings can look a bit wonky even on properly calibrated monitors. I suggest tweaking these values in-game until you achieve your desired result. Personally I only need to bump gamma up a bit and then everything looks fantastic. However, everybody's results will differ. Just experiment!

I've also re-cut the original trailer which you can view below.

I hope you enjoy the mod and your time spent in colorful Africa!

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RealMode v1.3
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May 31, 2015 RealMode - Another Realism Mod Patch 2 comments

Please follow the README file, or below for installation instructions. Includes various versions for steam or retail/GoG with map arrow options. I think...

Far Cry 2 Get Lost
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Far Cry 2 Get Lost

May 9, 2015 Get Lost Full Version 0 comments

This mod removes any indicators from the game's maps that reveal the player's location on the map. The purpose is to make the player use landmarks and...

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Jan 6, 2015 Far Cry 2 - Graphical Enhancement Suite Full Version 0 comments

Refer to the included readme for more information.

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Dec 3, 2014 Far Cry 2 Jackal Mod Full Version 0 comments

Removed many roving patrols, guard posts!!!!! Roving patrols attacking guard posts. Player in vehicle, decrease distance visible. Removed Malaria Unlock...

Dans Far Cry 2 Blood and Gore Mod v1.1
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Dans Far Cry 2 Blood and Gore Mod v1.1

Nov 28, 2014 Dans Far Cry 2 Blood and Gore Mod Full Version 2 comments

All new Far Cry 2 Blood and Gore mod maintains Bullet Hole persistence in bodies and increase all blood spurts to 150% or 200% (you choose). This version...

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RealMode v 1.21b

Nov 15, 2014 RealMode - Another Realism Mod Patch 55 comments

Time for an update. I have progressed from the previous release and now this mod possibly changes more things than any other FarCry 2 mod currently out...

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General_Hoohah May 24 2010, 2:49am says:

You're given the false impression that you can make choices in this game, but no matter WHAT you choose to do in this game, the ending will always be the same... which really sucks.

Also, it has nothing at all to do with Far Cry AT ALL. So yes, they were trying to cash in on a name and had no intention of making Far Cry 2. It would be better as a standalone game.

Graphics, game play, AI, environments all great, vehicles are fun, story isn't bad. Didn't feel there were enough rifles, shotguns, and pistols. No weapon accessories! The dart rifle breaks CONSTANTLY!! Go for a swim with it and it'll blow up in your face, but still the best weapon for quiet ranged take downs.

Also you are FORCED to carry certain weapons in certain slots... so there are hundreds of weapon combinations you CANNOT use. So if you want to carry a great sniper rifle with a particular gun as backup that you really want to take with you, sorry but most likely it won't let you. So they basically took a big dump on sniper class players. Far cry 1 had only 4 slots, but at least you could carry any weapon you wanted in ANY slot you wanted!

Ubisoft made no effort to release an SDK for this game, so basically they gave the modding community a big middle finger. The community has a petition going, trying to get Ubisoft to release an SDK, but I don't think they'll ever release it. To be honest, Ubisoft is run by a bunch of money grubbing douches, which is why the Cryteam left them in the first place. They couldn't give any less of a crap about us or the modding community.

The only reason I bought it, was because steam had it for 50% off. I wouldn't buy this crap game any other way, but to be honest I enjoyed it. ONCE. I played it once, it kept me busy for a good amount of time, and I see no reason to play it again. Because no choices you make have any impact on the outcome, there's no replay value at all. Only buy this game if you can get it cheap or free.

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Highmist Jul 10 2010, 10:26pm replied:

Yea, the ending was one of the biggest loads ive ever seen, besides Borderlands. you died either way cause a guy told you to? neither death was glorious, and were dumb.

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Arctic« Jun 12 2010, 7:28am replied:

<3 wall of text.

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FelipeFR May 15 2010, 3:28pm says:

This game is ******* epic! But the uber low vehicle speed ruins the entire game, all by itself.

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General_Hoohah May 24 2010, 2:54am replied:

Its called patience, something the younger generation has none of. Go play Serious Sam or Painkiller. I'm sure something like that would be more suited to your playing style.

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parsnips17 Apr 15 2010, 11:59am says:

um where can you find the map editor in far cry 2? i looked for it, cant find it anywhere! yes, i looked in the map editor section in multiplayere area too, the only options is upload or download a map.
I got far cry 2 for PC and its fortunes edition, please help i bought this game for the map editor

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mekose Jun 27 2010, 9:23am replied:

If you bought it off steam a box will open up asking what you want to run, otherwise go into the folder you installed it into (programfiles/ubisoft/farcry2) and find the FC2Editor.exe.

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jefequeso Feb 21 2010, 8:29pm says:

I actually really like this game :P. And Dunia is one of my favorite engines.

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m82sniper Jan 30 2010, 4:41pm says:

This game was alright, but it just got a bit too repetitive. The AI could have used a bit of work also.

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ZaneLear Jan 11 2010, 5:31am says:

After seeing this crazy mapping vid, I now know what game I wana buy >3> after I get my self a new pc :D

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Alucard990 Dec 20 2009, 12:36pm says:

yep thats f******* crap that the game isnt modable.
i hope someone will realease a modding SDK or something to import or export models/sounds/textures etc.
the editor of FarCry 1 was much better but is not as easy as the dunia engine sandbox editor.
but i like the dynamic of this engine

(sry for my bad english skills)

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General_Hoohah May 24 2010, 2:56am replied:

Are you really surprised? Look at who the publisher is.

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Brilliant game from a very good game developer company. If you love open world games, especially FPS games, then this would be something that you will love. This game throws you into a hostile environment and basically anything can kill you; from malaria to hang-glider crashes. You will have to survive by relying on the only few weapons you have that can be by times, not really reliable after all, and as well as your buddies that can bust you out of a firefight when needed. This game is in my opinion…

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