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It took a group of hard-working modders to add multiplayer functionality to Just Cause 2 with the hugely popular JC2-MP mod, eventually released by publisher Square Enix as DLC for the open world action game.
Considering the mod's subsequent success, it's strange to hear that Just Cause 3 won't ship with a multiplayer capability at launch. Avalanche CCO Christofer Sundberg explained whyrecently.
Amongst all the excitement of the Just Cause 3 announcement, there was just a hint of concern - several screenshots had emerged suggesting that the open world action game might be free-to-play.
Developerhas taken to to squash those rumours; "It (Just Cause 3) will be distributed as a retail box and digital download. It is not a Free To Play game. It does not feature in-game micro transactions."
Square Enix andtoday unveiled Just Cause 3, an open-world action adventure, and the third entry in the series, which will be released for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2015.
Several screenshots purported to be from Just Cause 3 have emerged on. They're supposedly from an early Xbox One debug build, and are heavily watermarked.
You can't draw too many conclusions from unofficial screen grabs of course, but there are what look suspiciously like free to play elements on display...
Avalanche Studios is still a busy bee with their Mad Max game in the works, but fans are also eagerly awaiting a new Just Cause. So far the studio hasn't made anything official to fans of the series.
However a former employee of Chinese outsourcing studio Virtuos lists Just Cause 3 on their LinkedIn profile, alongside Kojima's two Metal Gear Solid 5 titles.