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Full map of Oros.

Oros is a land during the Mesolithic time period of the Stone Age. It was an ancient glacier located in the North of Central Europe that melted at the end of the last ice age, which then became a very fertile valley, and the setting of Far Cry Primal.[1]

WildlifeEdit

Oros (comes from the Greek word Όρος/Βουνό, which translates to "Mountain" in English[2]) is very diverse with wildlife such as deer, goats, boars, eagles, as well as Pleistocene megafauna such as Woolly Mammoths, Sabretooth Tigers, Wolves, Cave Bears, Woolly Rhinos, and Irish Elks.

Geography Edit

Oros is divided into three different geographical regions: The Arctic Tundra in the north, the Valley in the middle, and the Marshlands in the south.

Map controversy Edit

About a week after the game was initially released (Worldwide: February 23, 2016)[3], GamePressure broke the story that Far Cry Primal "recycled" a large section of Far Cry 4's map[4]. Many other gaming news outlets followed suit, including Kotaku[5]; VG247[6]; Eurogamer[7]; and even Forbes, under their Insert Coin segment[8].

The "recycled" part was in fact the whole of South Kyrat, and a small part of south-western North Kyrat. The similarities can be seen when comparing both maps side to side.

The only original areas created specifically for Primal are: the northernmost area (where the Bloodtusk Mammoth is found), and the two southernmost marshland areas (where Batari's compound and the Snowblood Wolf are located).

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2015-10-06, FAR CRY PRIMAL ANNOUNCED WITH 2016 RELEASE DATE, Mitch Dyer, IGN, accessed on 2015-10-07.
  2. Όρος Wiktionary entry, retrieved 2016-10-04. Βουνό Wiktionary entry, retrieved 2016-10-04.
  3. Far Cry Primal Wikipedia page
  4. 2016-03-02 7:12am PST, [1]Ubisoft recycled Far Cry 4’s map in Far Cry Primal?, Michal Manka, GamePressure, accessed on 2017-10-04.
  5. 2016-03-03 3:30pm AEST, Turns Out Ubisoft Used Far Cry 4's Map To Make Far Cry Primal, Jason Schreier, Kotaku, accessed on 2017-10-04.
  6. 2016-03-03 8:42 GMT, Far Cry Primal uses the same world map of Far Cry 4, Sherif Saed, VG247, accessed on 2017-10-04.
  7. 2016-03-03, Far Cry Primal uses Far Cry 4's map layout, Tom Phillips, Eurogamer, accessed on 2017-10-04.
  8. 2016-03-03 10:13am, 'Far Cry Primal' Recycled Far Cry 4's Entire Map Layout, Paul Tassi, Forbes, accessed on 2017-10-04.

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