New Far Cry 6 vs Red Dead Redemption 2 Comparison Shows Visual Superiority of Rockstar’s 3-Year Old Game

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With Far Cry 6 now being globally available across all platforms, a new PC graphics comparison video has been released, comparing the visuals of Ubisoft’s latest title to those of the PC version of Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2.

Far Cry 6 is by no means a bad-looking game. On the contrary – it looks pretty spectacular, especially on higher-end PC setups. So how do the visuals of this 2021 game compare to those of a 3-year old title, more particularly, still one of the best-looking games to date – Red Dead Redemption 2. Well, going by this graphics comparison (courtesy of ElAnalistaDeBits), Rockstar’s 2019 PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 is far superior to Ubisoft’s latest Far Cry entry, with some, with some saying that Rockstar’s Red Dead sequel makes Far Cry 6 feel outdated. We wouldn’t necessarily go that far, but this comparison does show the amazing work that Rockstar delivered.

Far Cry 6 in 4K With Screen-Space Ray Traced Global Illumination Shader Adds Ambient Occlusion and Bouncing Lighting

Check out the PC graphics comparison down below and judge for yourself:

What are your thoughts about this comparison? Which title do you prefer visually? Hit the comments.

Red Dead Redemption 2 was released for consoles back in 2018. The game was released for PC back in November of 2019.  Far Cry 6 is available globally now for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Amazon Luna, and Stadia. The game was released worldwide earlier this month. Be sure to check out our review of the game right here.

Perhaps it’s a combination of staying too formulaic to the Far Cry principles of the last seven games or just a burnout in open-world experiences in general, but I found myself less enamored by the breadth of the world and technology powering the explosive gunfights. On its own, Far Cry 6 is fine (although the star power of Giancarlo Esposito is wasted), but there’s little innovation to entice longtime fans of the series.

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Far Cry 6
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Red Dead Redemption 2
Red Dead Redemption 2
USD 36.39
Xbox Series X
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