The game is set on a tropical island between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. After a vacation goes wrong, Jason Brody must save his friends who have been kidnapped by pirates and escape from the island and its unhinged inhabitants. The game features elements including experience points, skill trees and a crafting system. Players are able to survey and plan out their attacks with stealth takedown combinations and tag enemies with the camera. A stand-alone expansion titled Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon was released in 2013.