New Far Cry 4 Trailer is All About Pagan Min, PS4 & PS3 Bundles Announced for Europe

September 26, 2014 Written by Jason Dunning

Giving us a better look at the villain of Far Cry 4, Ubisoft unleashed this King of Kyrat trailer, which focuses on Troy Baker’s Pagan Min.

For even more about Pagan Min, here’s a written history of how he became the man you’ll encounter in Far Cry 4:

Pagan Min was born in Hong Kong, the son of a mid-level drug boss in the Golden Triangle. His father was a small fish in a big pond and even as a young man, Pagan was as ambitious as he was flamboyant. This peacocking drove a wedge between them. Pagan worked for his father, hated him, and was frustrated as a lieutenant, seeing his father as a dinosaur. Nobody knows how his father died, but it wasn’t natural causes. After his father’s unfortunate passing Pagan inherited his small piece of the pie.  He then left his old identity behind and adopted the moniker “Pagan,” naming himself after an old Burmese king who murdered his family to take control. Of course, he changed the pronunciation to be western so that he’d be more unique. Pagan quickly started carving himself more of the pie he believed that he deserved. He built considerable assets, a small private army, and started angering his allies in the heroin trade. He didn’t fit in and he knew he couldn’t kill them all; it was only a matter of time before the old guard decided to have him killed.

This is when his eyes fell upon Kyrat, a small failed state with multiple warring factions in the wake of the collapse of its monarchy. He allied himself with the Royalists, propping up a distant heir to the throne who he used to swell his ranks and to remove all opposing faction in the country. After a few bloody months, Pagan and the united Royalists took the palace by storm, but Pagan betrayed the Royalists by murdering the heir and seizing the throne for himself. He then started a purge of anyone who didn’t fall in line, executing his opposition. The betrayal led to the formation of the Golden Path, a small resistance movement dedicated to overthrowing Pagan.

For those of you in Europe, Sony announced that there will be PlayStation 4 (€439.99/£384.99 RRP) and PlayStation 3 (€299.99/£249.99 RRP) Far Cry 4 bundles available at launch:

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Far Cry 4 releases for the PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC on November 18 in North America and November 20 in Europe.

[Source: EU PS Blog]