After a delay from a earlier launch date earlier this 12 months, we lastly have a brand new Far Cry 6 launch date, together with a prolonged gameplay trailer that reveals how the sequence is persevering with to evolve its staple mechanics in large methods. Far Cry 6 releases on October 7, 2021, if you’ll be capable of distract troopers with canine, shoot enemies with a “Macarena”-playing CD gun, and light-weight the fires of revolution in the fictional nation of Yara whereas making an attempt to topple its dictator, Antón Castillo, performed by actor Giancarlo Esposito.
Today’s Far Cry 6 gameplay reveal stream featured two totally different trailers. The first was the official reveal of the sport’s important character, Dani Rojas, who desires nothing greater than to flee the brutal oppression and violence in Yara, however rapidly will get caught up in the revolution. Players will be capable of choose to play as both a male or feminine, with the trailer specializing in the feminine Dani. This trailer reveals a new approach to storytelling in Far Cry 6 via third-person cutscenes, which is a far cry (heh) from the previous video games which have caught to the first-person digicam.
A second trailer dives into Far Cry 6’s gameplay, together with the number of methods Dani can work together with the open world. It reveals some fairly large evolutions over previous Far Cry video games, whereas retaining a few of the sequence’ staple parts like animal companions and more and more loopy weapons.
The trailer reveals off guerilla camps the place revolutionaries prepare and plan their missions. Dani will use these hubs as a spot to strengthen the revolution in Yara, get some cool firepower, and customise autos to get round. When touring all through Yara, you’ll be capable of do it nonetheless you please, both utilizing secret paths the revolutionaries have carved out or making an attempt to cover in plain sight by concealing your weapons and approaching conditions head on. “Bribes, sabotage, interceptions,” the trailer particulars a wide range of methods to deal with Castillo’s troopers and full your missions.
Cobbled-together weapons get an enormous highlight, exhibiting off a gun that shoots sardine cans, one which runs on outdated batteries, and an outdated bike engine that’s grow to be a minigun. Can’t neglect that CD launcher that performs the “Macarena” as you fireplace the outdated know-how at your enemies. After all, what’s a revolution and not using a little music? “Supremo Backups” flip Dani right into a one-man military with a wide range of large lethal talents like a flamethrower, missile salvo, and extra. There’s even a short have a look at Far Cry’s signature brutal therapeutic animations. In Far Cry 6, it appears like Dani will smoke a cigar and use the lit finish to cauterize their wounds. Hit the two:52 mark in the video above to see it in motion.
And final however definitely not least, we see Far Cry 6’s animal companions, specializing in Chorizo, the two-legged Dachshund with wheels for again legs. There’s additionally a turkey and a crocodile that you just’ll be capable of befriend and take into the warmth of the revolution.
Far Cry 6 can even characteristic the return of the sequence’ two-player co-op, letting you and a pal discover Yara and ignite revolution collectively.
Far Cry 6 releases on October 7, 2021 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. Those who buy on last-gen consoles will get a free improve to the brand new variations.