Monthly Archives: October 2014


Ubisoft announced that their plans for Far Cry 4 downloadable content recently. The plan includes – well, of course – a season pass and some day one additional content. Maybe Ubisoft has calculated that this is the way to go, but let’s think about the rationale behind these kinds of DLC plans for a moment.

Firstly, Far Cry 4 is supposed to be a content rich game. In the previous game, you had enough to keep you busy for 20 hours easily, and I don’t suppose Far Cry 4 is going to be very much different in that regard. I don’t fully understand, then, why would the players need more contend immediately on the release day.

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There aren’t that many people that speak Finnish, thus it is only natural that one does not really hear Finnish spoken when leaving Finland. It is always interesting to notice this transition when traveling abroad. Usually the transition happens at the airport or during the flight.

The nature of this phenomenon depends on whether you’re traveling alone or with friends. If you’re alone, you’ll just tune out of Finnish suddenly hearing on the airport or in the plane is quite jarring, but if you’re travelling in a group, you’ll probably stop picking your words less carefully, as the people surrounding are not very likely to understand you. I would imagine that the feeling is very different if your native language is English, even though some countries don’t boast that good of a proficiency in English.

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