Far Cry 5 – Meet the Father, and visit Falls End in a gameplay walkthrough

Last night at LA’s Orpheum theatre, Far Cry 5 producer Dan Hay took the stage to rapturous applause to talk about Far Cry 5. Hay’s presentation started with this look at Joseph Seed, the Father of the Eden’s Gate cult.

“I want to introduce you to Hope County, Montana,” intoned Hay, “vast, beautiful, rugged, a place where people don’t even lock their front door anymore. But, that’s how it used to be. Today Hope County’s been overrun by a fanatical cult. You find yourself trapped deep in cult territory, cut off from the rest of the world. They’ve closed the roads. There’s no cellphone signal, no 911. People are fucking scared.” He likes a well-placed swear, does our Dan. “And just up ahead, the small town of Falls End has been completely overrun. If you’re going to survive, you and your guns for hire are going to need to save it. But to do that, well, you’re going to need to raise some hell …. ”

Far Cry 5 launches on February 27th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Check out our previous coverage here, and stay tuned to UbiBlog for all the latest Far Cry 5 news!

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Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

Release date — March 27th, 2018
Developer — Ubisoft Montreal
PEGI 18+
Welcome to Hope County, Montana. This idyllic place is home to a community of freedom-loving people - and a fanatical doomsday cult known as The Project at Eden’s Gate. Led by the charismatic prophet Joseph Seed and his devoted siblings, Eden’s Gate has been quietly infiltrating every aspect of daily life. When your arrival incites the cult to violently seize control of the region, you must rise up and spark the fires of resistance to liberate a besieged community. Freely explore Hope County’s rivers, lands and skies with the largest customisable weapon and vehicle roster ever in a Far Cry game. You are the hero of the story in a thrilling world that hits back with every punch, and where the places you discover and the locals you ally with will shape your story in ways you’ll never see coming.
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