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Now we all know Ubisoft has been overworking their ‘open world sanbox’ horse over the past decade and while they may all be commercial successes due to the oblivious nature of the general consumer, they have all been just functional AAA titles.

Well, one such consumer is surely pissed off and has taken to change.org to start a petition regarding cancelling Ubisoft’s next “ambitious open world sandbox” title FarCry 5. Here is what the petion says:

“Enough is enough UbiSoft.  We’ve sat through your multicultural lectures and your preachy games aimed at degenerates and miscegenators.  We’ve tolerated it in the name of gameplay design and innovation.  But no more!  Far Cry 5 is an insult to your fanbase, the Americans who make up the majority of your customers, and it’s time you woke up to that fact.  Change this, or cancel it.

Us Gamers have had to endure a lot of crap over the last few years.  The targeted harassment by the mainstream press through Gamergate, the terrible launch and outright lies of highly anticpated video games, the outright censorship of art through “localization” policies, the continued rejection of romantic partners when they find out our hobby, the appropriation of our culture by so-called “gamers” on twitter.  NO MORE!

It’s time to draw a line in the sand.  We, the American gamers that make up the majority of your userbase, demand to you cancel this game, or alter it to be less offensive to your main player base.  In these times, you must understand that there might be some violent repurcussions if you intend to follow through with your pointless criticism.

So here are the following suggestions to make your game right:

–  Change the villains.  It’s not so hard, really.  Just change the villains to something more realistic.  Islam is on the rise in America, as is the violence of inner city gangs.  Are you scared to do so?  In the words of Boltair – “To learn who rules you, simply find out who’s not being criticized.”

– Alter the villains.  Even if you insist on making the villains American Christians, consider mixing the races a bit to not target white people exclusively.  There are plenty of nationalists of every stripe and every race and creed.  So throw in some blacks and Mexicans.  There’s no reason a protectonist nationalist movement would all be one race?  Why stop being Politicaly correct here?

– Alter the plot.  It’s obvious that you continue to insist on using these characters.  However with a few artistic tweaks you can save the concept entirely.  Have the villains simply be misguided patriots forced into making their own nation vs. the will of an oppressive over-government, construed of all the people they turn their wrath against in their immediate surroundings.  Their brutal physical and sexual violence towards their oppressors will then be explained as a reaction to harsh government policies and taxation, to show that both sides are wrong.

– Change the setting, but only for certain markets.  Look, I get that anti-Americanism plays in France, and I’m not telling you to give up on potential profits due to complaints.  Wouldn’t want to be thought as one of those hypocrite feminists, right?  But for America, right now, Anti-Americanism is out.  You gotta play your market.  Change the setting to Canada for America.  This way you don’t turn away potential players due to offensiveness.  Just trying to help you make more money.

Follow one of more of these and this game will be saved from PC hell and multicultural development.  We Americans have so few games to call our own, and we’re tired of losing them to multi-cultural bullshit.”

Personally, I am not sure that this guy is arguing for the right reasons. Gameplay, cultural impact, artistic vision etc should all be up to the developers and how they imagine it- FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION. But well, internet gives the power to many wrong people *wink* Anita Sarkessian *wink*.

This is definitely not going to impact the development at Ubisoft, but it sure is going to be hilarious watching people arguing over this. I tend to keep away from such issues because people these days like to whine about anything they can get their minds on and having a pop corn tub, wearing sunglasses and sitting at a distance is how you watch such explosions go off. I mean at least no Indian I have met is offended by the fact that the player in FarCry 4 kills Indians and The Lost Legacy (Uncharted 4’s upcoming DLC) is all about shooting Indians in the face. Rather it seems they like the attention.

You can find the PETITON OVER HERE.

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