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Far Cry 6 releases October 7, 2021 on consoles and PC

Far Cry 6 releases this October on PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC, brings total guerrilla warfare chaos with it.

Published Fri, May 28 2021 1:01 PM CDT   |   Updated Fri, Jun 25 2021 1:38 PM CDT

Far Cry 6 will bring guerrilla chaos to cross-gen consoles and PC this October, Ubisoft today announced.

Ubisoft just rolled out the first gameplay footage for Far Cry 6, and it looks awesome. Combat is chaotic with a bunch of makeshift weapons cobbled together--you use everything, including an old motorcycle motor in a chain gun, a sardine tin to hold up a laser pointer for your rifle, or even a CD-shooting gun called the Discos Locos and the El Tostador flamethrower made out of a muffler and a propane tank.

The gameplay look decidedly next-gen, and Ubisoft is going all out with the vehicle selection too. Gamers can mount machine guns on the top of sports cars, add nitrous to old Cadillacs, steal tanks from the enemy Yaran forces, fly planes, zoom around on gun-mounted boats, ride ATVs in the higher areas--you name, it Far Cry 6 has it.

As far as the story goes, it's an island world torn by chaos. Yara, the Jewel of the Caribbean, is on fire amidst a brutal revolution. The Libertad rebels have waged a brutal guerrilla war against El Presidente Anton Castillo. The streets are now ruled by gun-toting enforcers and there's a culture of fear brewing. The guerrillas establish camps and plot revolution, complete with crazy new weapons and the new Supremo backpacks.

Far Cry 6 releases October 7, 2021 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC via the Epic Games Store.

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Far Cry 6 releases February 18, 2021 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It's also coming to next-gen consoles, and anyone who buys a current-gen copy gets a next-gen version free of charge.

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Anton Castillo played by Giancarlo Esposito is promising to return the island nation of Yara back to its former prosperity while he grooms his son Diego to become the next El Presidente.


Anton's methods are extreme. To build the wealth of the nation for his son to inherit, he will sacrifice the freedom and lives of anyone who stands in his way.


Those who oppose Anton have a target on their backs. They are branded as Fake Yarans and forced into labor camps, where they are never heard from again.


With each passing day, Anton and Diego's power continues to grow, but the resistance remains divided and without unified leadership. The spark of revolution is in danger of being extinguished.


In its past life, Yara was a prosperous nation and a tropical paradise that attracted travelers from all over the world, excited to explore its lush jungles, pristine beaches, and sprawling capitol city.


After revolution and decades of foreign economic sanctions and blockade, Yara has been frozen in time, forcing its people to find new ways to adapt.

In Far Cry 6, players are immersed in the adrenaline-filled, chaotic world of a modern-day guerrilla revolution. Welcome to Yara, a tropical paradise frozen in time. As dictator of Yara, Anton Castillo is intent on restoring his nation back to its former glory by any means, with his son, Diego, following in his bloody footsteps. Become a guerrilla fighter and burn their regime to the ground.

As Dani Rojas (playable as a female or male character), you will help stoke the fires of revolution through guerrilla warfare across the island of Yara, from verdant jungles to the urban streets of the capital city, Esperanza. You'll use a powerful array of weapons and vehicles, and build a network of allies to fight alongside you, including Fangs for Hire like Chorizo, the dangerously distracting wiener dog. As President Castillo prepares his son Diego, played by Anthony Gonzalez ("Coco"), to succeed him, you will do all you can to ensure his plans don't come to fruition.

Key Features

  • Join the revolution as Dani Rojas and liberate your nation from Anton Castillo's oppression.
  • Dive into a blockbuster experience and immerse yourself in the journey of a guerrilla revolutionary.
  • Explore the largest open world in Far Cry history, including the first ever sprawling urban city.
  • Discover new animal companions like Chorizo, the adorable wiener dog, to take down your enemies.
  • Unleash the firepower of specialized makeshift weapons and new backpacks to use against Anton's troops.
  • Ignite the Fight for Freedom -Dive into a blockbuster experience as Dani Rojas, a local Yaran defending their country from a tyrant's rule. Join the revolution to push back against the oppressive regime of dictator Anton Castillo and his teenage son Diego, brought to life by Hollywood stars Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandalorian, Breaking Bad) and Anthony Gonzalez (Coco).
  • Yara Torn Apart -For the first time in Far Cry, experience a sprawling capital city: Esperanza, the most expansive Far Cry playground to date. Take down Anton in the seat of his power by staying hidden or engaging Anton's army in an all-out firefight in the streets. From taking the reins of a horse to commandeering a tank, choose your favorite ride to fight against the regime or to just travel Yara in style.
  • Become a Guerrilla - Jump into the action and chaos of guerrilla combat at the heart of a revolution. Employ an arsenal of unique and surprising new weapons, vehicles, and animal companions in a fight against an unyielding military regime. No guerrilla should go it alone, so pair up with an all-new animal companion like Chorizo, the adorable wiener dog who's as cute as he is lethal.
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Derek joined the TweakTown team in 2015 and has since reviewed and played 1000s of hours of new games. Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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