In contrary to Amazon's leaked listing mentioned below, Ubisoft has announced that Far Cry 5 will release on February 27th, 2018. Check out the official announcement trailer and the first screenshots.
As the new junior deputy of fictional Hope County, Montana, players will find that their arrival accelerates a years-long silent coup by a fanatical doomsday cult, the Project at Eden's Gate, igniting a violent takeover of the county. Caught off guard and drawn into a power struggle, players must disrupt the carefully laid plans of the Project at Eden’s Gate, and fan the fires of resistance to help liberate the Hope County community and themselves.
Under siege and cut off from the rest of the world, players will join forces with residents of Hope County and form the Resistance. The fight against the cult will take players to unique locations throughout Hope County that provide different gameplay experiences. During their journey, players can fly planes to engage cult forces in aerial dogfights across Big Sky Country. While tracking down cult members and gathering resources for survival across farmland, forests, mountains and rivers, players can get behind the wheel of iconic American muscle cars, big rigs, ATVs and boats. Vehicles also provide refuge when under attack by animals or as a way to quickly escape when things don’t go as planned.
To take down the cult, players will need to utilise any and all weapons at their disposal, including ranged weapons such as guns and grenades and melee weapons like a sledgehammer or baseball bat. Additionally, players can recruit Guns for Hire from a large cast of characters, or even Fangs for Hire, specialised animals like bears and cougars to complement players’ playstyles whether they’re going in stealthily or forcefully. How players approach each situation and the chaos they create in Far Cry 5 is up to them. Far Cry 5 will also see the return of the map editor, giving players the opportunity to create and play an infinite amount of new playgrounds. The map editor will include new features that add a new dimension to the content created by fans, with more details coming soon.
Ubisoft’s Far Cry 5 is set in Hope County, Montana, and players will fight against a deadly cult called ‘Eden’s Gate’.
Ubisoft will fully unveil the next Far Cry installment later today, but retailer Amazon already revealed some new information about the game.
As posted by eagle-eyed twitter user BHGamer, Far Cry 5 is set in Montana America. Players will battle against a dangerous cult called ‘Eden’s Gate’ led by Joseph Steed.
The game will be playable in solo or cooperatively with 2 players, and players will be able to recruit Guns and Fangs to help defeat Steed and his siblings.
According to Amazon’s description, Far Cry 5 will be the largest customizable game in the series so far and players can build their own character.
Toys such as muscle cars, planes and ATV’s will also make their entry in the game, and allows players to wreak havoc on the fanatical doomsday cult. As can be seen on the boxart above, Far Cry 5 will have exlusive content on PS4, and will release this November.
More regarding Far Cry 5 will be announced today. We will keep you updated.