Ad supported games?

I had purchased Far Cry a couple of years ago. It was a cool game (although later levels were just nuts). I wanted to install it but could not find the disk.

Now there is an advertisement supported version which I downloaded from FilePlanet and installed. Here is what the menu screen looks like with the ads:

Far Cry ad version

It’s weird. The in-game play is the same, just you get an ad when you run the game and ads on the menu screen.

It’s like playing the value-meal version from McDonalds. At least I get my gratuitous video game violence.