Ubisoft has announced the latest installment in the Far Cry series. Titled “New Dawn”, the new entry will retain the New Montana setting, with a twist: we are now 17 years into the future (with the baseline being the end of Far Cry 5). An apocalyptic event (a global nuclear catastrophe, naturally) has warped humanity’s capabilities and way of living, and we’ll get to see an all-new, re-skinned New Montana – it seems tons of pink and purple will make a major splash in this post-apocalyptic setting. Think of how Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon swapped over to a red color scheme, and you get the idea.
Overall, the game makes some changes to the overall Far Cry aesthetic. I’m curious to see how much Hope County has changed with the events that happened in-between games, but I’m slightly suspicious of a game within the same setting and with such a short development time – it’s sort of a revisit on the Far Cry Primal formula. The new game drops February 15th, 2019.