Ubisoft Has Outlined the Post-Launch Plans for Far Cry 5


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With only a few weeks left until the launch of Far Cry 5 on March 27, 2018, Ubisoft has disclosed information regarding the post-release plans for their upcoming titles. Many of these plans include both free and paid content as well as a series of live events. Along with the announcement comes the confirmation of the games three upcoming DLC episodes: Hours of Darkness, Dead Living Zombies and Lost on Mars.

In the first DLC pack, Hours of Darkness, players will be traveling back to the Vietnam war. There they will fight against the Viet Cong forces in order to save their fellow soldiers and help bring an end to their personal nightmare in a war that’s well underway. In the Dead Living Zombies players get to experience seven different scenarios created by a b-movie director. In this DLC players will fight against waves of the undead hordes as they vie for their survival against unbelievable foes. Last, but not least, is Lost On Mars, the third DLC.


In Lost on Mars, players will leave the safety of Earth in order to hunt down and face down fierce martian arachnids that seek to invade Earth. Along with the DLC announcement, Ubisoft has also confirmed that that season pass holders will also receive a copy of Far Cry 3 Classic Edition four weeks prior to the standalone launch this summer. PC players will receive the full version of Far Cry 3 at a later date following the launch of the game.

Additionally, Ubisoft has also announced that owners of Far Cry 5 will also have access to Far Cry Arcade, an evolutionary version of the famed-franchises built-in map editor. As an addition to having assets available from previous Far Cry titles, Ubisoft has revealed that assets from some of their flagship titles will be available for fans to use in their map creations. You can see the titles down below.

  • Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Assassin’s Creed Unity
  • Watch_Dogs

The assets being made available can be used in the creation of solo, cooperative play, and PvP multiplayer experiences. Along with the previous announcements, Far Cry 5 will also host Live Events, which will allow players to unlock new customizations items including a unique vehicle and weapon skins by simply completing different challenges while exploring Hope County.

Far Cry 5 set to release on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 27, 2018. Stay tuned for our review.

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