publisher : Ubisoft
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 1-12
Far Cry 5 for PC, PS4 and XONE is the fifth installment of the best-selling first-person shooter series developed by Ubisoft Montreal, a subsidiary of the French company Ubisoft. The game was released on many platforms, including PCs. Unlike the series’ previous games that took place in many exotic parts of the world Far Cry 5 takes the players to Montana, one of the least populated states in the USA located in the south west part of the country, near the border with Canada. However, this is not the only changed introduced by the developers. For the first time in the history of the series we are able to create our own character and can finish the game’s story in coop with another player.
Far Cry 5 for PC, PS4 and XONE takes place in the fictional Hope county in the state of Montana. We play as a police officer whose job is to work out and destroy the crime organization that works under the cover of a fanatic religious cult known as The Project At Eden’s Gate. The group is led by Joseph Seed who ruthlessly deals with his opponents whom he calls the sinners. Once again we will have to face a sadistical and charismatic villain. We are not alone in our fight. As we play, we will make some allies, like Mary May Fairgrave (Seed kidnapped her family), Nick Rye (a pilot that is concerned with the safety of his family), and pastor Jerome Jeffries (he fights with the fanatics for the greater good).
Just like the previous games of the series, Far Cry 5 for PC, PS4 and XONE is a first-person shooter. We begin our adventure with the creation of our character. For the first time in the history of the series we get to decide about our hero’s gender and looks. With time, our hero gets access to various special abilities and talents.
As usual, we get a game with an open world (the biggest in the history of the Far Cry series) made of green fields, riverlands, and mountains. Given its size, vehicles play an important role here. Along with cars (like American muscle cars and trucks), we will have the chance to drive quad bikes, tractors, boats, and fly planes. In our fight against the Seed’s Fanatics we will use various guns and cold steel weapons (like clubs, knifes, even pitchforks) which we can modify. We can go full ‘Rambo’ on our enemies or have a stealthier approach to combat.
In addition to the main story, we will find many side quests and additional activities in Far Cry 5. Crafting plays a rather important role in the game (we can fix our weapons or create new tools). We can tame wild animals in order to make them help us in battle, just like in Far Cry Primal. We will also find many allies among the people who live in Hope county. We gain their trust by doing missions for them.
Far Cry 5 for PC, PS4 and XONE can be played alone or with a friend. Cooperative mode implemented in the game allows us to finish the game’s campaign (including side activities) with another player. The game also comes with a level editor that allows us to create our own multiplayer scenarios.
Just like the previous games of the series, Far Cry 5 for PC, PS4 and XONE has high quality visuals. The game’s environment is rich in detail, and the water is rendered almost perfectly. Far Cry 5 also has a climatic soundtrack.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Intel Core i7-4770 3.4 GHz / AMD Ryzen 5 1600 3.2 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 970 / Radeon R9 290X or better, Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i5-2400 3.1 GHz / AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 670 / Radeon R9 270 or better, Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit