After being delayed due to the global pandemic, Far Cry 6 is now ready to show us what we’re getting into when the game now officially launches on October 6, 2021.
Set in Yara, a tropical paradise in the Caribbean, players assumed the role of Dani Rojas who must join a revolution and liberate the Yaran people from an oppressive ruler. In the trailers, we know that Giancarlo Esposito and Anthony Gonzalez will star as dictator Antón Castillo and his teenage son Diego.
A first for the series, players can choose to be either male or female and as Rojas, a military dropout will meet several key characters including Clara Garcia, the leader of revolutionary group Libertad, or Juan Cortez, a jaded ex-KGB spy and guerrilla master as they fight their way to take down Castillo. Together, the three of you hold the heart of Yara in place as Clara is the heart and soul, Juan is the body and mind, and you as Dani are the ‘resolver.’
There’s quite a bit you can do as Rojas, including bribing the local military, sabotage encampments and crafting tons of weapons throughout the campaign. You can move throughout Yara and operate in plain sight; keeping weapons holstered will ensure survival. also, you can be deceptive and smuggle in weapons past checkpoints. There are many ways to exploit the local officials of Yara.
And the island will have many biomes to explore, from jungles to beaches and a first for the series, a sprawling capital city that will challenge players to ‘operate in a truly urban environment.’ Cars also return but they will need to be rebuilt and another first is the inclusion of horseback riding across the island, leaving Dani the ability to avoid Castillo’s forces.
Far Cry 6 launches on Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PS4, Stadia, Amazon Luna, and Windows PC on October 7, 2021.