Welcome to Hope County, Montana. This idyllic location is home to a community of freedom-loving people - and a fanatical doomsday cult known by many as The Project at Eden's Gate. Led by the charismatic prophet Joseph Seed and his devoted siblings, Eden's Gate has been surreptitiously infiltrating all aspects of daily life.
When your arrival incites the cult to violently assume control of the region, you have to rise up ans spark the fires of resistance to liberate the besieged community. Freely explore Hope Couny's rivers, lands and skies with the largest customisable weapon and vehicle roster ever in a Far Cry game. You are the hero of the story in a world that hits back with every strike, and where the places you discover and the locals you team up with will shape your story in ways you will never anticipate.
What perfect videogame comfort food for at least, say, another 205 days.
Even if we ignore the ridiculous quantity of content, and we focus only on the main storyline, we still get an amazing experience. Far Cry 5 is not the game we expected, but it’s exactly what we should have wanted in the first place.
Far Cry 5 is mechanically sound and varied. You’ll find something that entertains you, and Ubisoft has nailed all of the underlying elements of character and world progression. At the same time, it squanders some decent writing because it can’t decide what kind of game it is.
Far Cry 5 is looking really unique. The world, the cult, and the gameplay are solid and fun.
The wonderful chaos of the open world and your choice of how to tackle it is occasionally stifled by bad boss fights and worse boss speeches.
All in all, the duo multiplayer experience of Far Cry 5 is fantastic. The aesthetics alone manage to overshadow the frustrating mechanics that the game brings to bear and keep us wanting to play...If you’re looking for a fun, engaging, exciting game to play with a partner, this is definitely one to try out. Let’s hope that the games industry creates more partner play experiences for those who love to game together, but not necessarily in huge piles.
The ambitious setting doesn't pay off in this story that seems to want to hedge every chance it gets. The end result is a story that goes nowhere, says nothing, and fails to live up to the previous settings and villains in the franchise. If you can get past that... the rest is pretty much fine if you're up for another Far Cry game.
August 28, 2018
Far Cry 5: Dead Living Zombies DLC will be released August 28th. Read more
July 11, 2018
Far Cry 5 publishes a trailer for its new DLC: Lost on Mars. Watch video
May 25, 2018
Far Cry 5 sets a launch date for its first DLC: Hours of Darkness will be released June 5. Watch video
April 5, 2018
Far Cry 5 becomes the second-biggest Ubisoft launch ever. Read more
April 4, 2018
Far Cry 5 dethrones PUBG as Steam's best-selling game. Read more
March 19, 2018
Ubisoft publishes a new live action trailer for Far Cry 5. Watch video
January 17, 2018
Ubisoft presents a Far Cry 5 limited edition in partnership with collectibles company Mondo. Watch video