After a delay, Far Cry 6 finally has a release date. Ubisoft announced the upcoming open-world shooter will launch on October 7.
Ubisoft revealed the release date during the Far Cry 6 Worldwide Gameplay Reveal on May 28 that you can check out below. It was initially set for a February 2021 launch but was delayed last October.
Alongside the trailer, as the title of the event indicates, Far Cry 6 gameplay was finally shown. The game’s narrative director, Navid Khavari, states that the new entry will feature their “most ambitious open-world yet” in the form of the Caribbean island Yara. Filled with lush tropical environments and decaying urban landscapes. Khavari describes the setting as “an island of contrasts.”
Far Cry 6 also stars the award winning actor, Giancarlo Esposito, as Yara’s Presidente Antón Castillo. Determined to bring the island to its former glory, Castillo rules with an iron fist and does whatever must be done to see his vision come to fruition. His oppression of the people has pushed its citizens to start a revolution which is where the protagonist Dani Rojas enters. As the young military dropout who is done with Castillo’s reign, Rojas leads an army of guerillas to end the Presidente’s tyranny.
For the first time in the series, you will be able to customize the protagonist. In terms of gameplay, Khavari says that “every aspect of the game has been developed with the goal to make you feel like a guerilla fighter” as you battle Castillo. There is also a cute dog named Chorizo and a shirt-wearing crocodile that will aid you in battle.
Far Cry 6 will launch on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Google Stadia, and PC.