Far Cry 5 Delayed to March 27, 2018

Ubisoft has announced a delay for Far Cry 5.

The latest in their open-world shooter franchise will forgo its planned release on February 27th for one on March 27th of next year.

Ubisoft notes the reasoning behind the delay is to “make some additional improvements that will bring the best, most ambitious Far Cry experience in line with the team’s original vision.”

Here’s a rundown on the game:


Far Cry comes to America in the latest installment of the award-winning franchise.

Welcome to Hope County, Montana, land of the free and the brave but also home to a fanatical doomsday cult known as Eden’s Gate. Stand up to cult leader Joseph Seed, and his siblings, the Heralds, to spark the fires of resistance and liberate the besieged community.

Key Features:

  • FIGHT AGAINST A DEADLY CULT
    Free Hope County in solo or two-player co-op. Recruit Guns and Fangs for hire to help defeat the cult.
  • A WORLD THAT HITS BACK
    Wreak havoc on the cult and its members but beware of the wrath of Joseph Seed and his followers.
  • CARVE YOUR OWN PATH
    Build your character and choose your adventure in the largest customizable Far Cry game ever!
  • DYNAMIC TOYS
    Take control of iconic muscle cars, ATV’s, planes and a lot more to engage the cult forces in epic fights.

Far Cry 5 will launch across PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Brandon Orselli

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