In response to sources cited by Insider Gaming (opens in new tab), Ubisoft has two Far Cry video games presently in improvement—a mainline singleplayer sequel, and a separate multiplayer spin-off, although they started as a single undertaking.
The early Far Cry video games had been fairly completely different to one another, however with Far Cry 3 the components set like cement. Ubisoft Montreal throws a dart at a globe after which combines a charismatic villain, some outposts, murderous native wildlife, and a crafting system the place you are taking that murderous native wildlife and switch them right into a barely larger pockets or no matter. The expansions and DLC are allowed to get a bit bizarre, however even they keep on with the acquainted gameplay format.
A purely multiplayer Far Cry would possibly break the mould, at the least slightly. In response to Insider Gaming, it could be “an extraction-based shooter with mechanics reminiscent of permadeath, a backpack system, contracts, and extra”. The location says it is seen screenshots that depict extraction zones and chests stuffed with loot.
Extraction shooters like Escape From Tarkov and Hunt: Showdown are all the craze proper now, difficult gamers to raid a map stuffed with different gamers and AI threats, earn all of the loot they will, and get out at a delegated level, with the chance that no matter gear they carry with them will probably be misplaced in the event that they die. Ubisoft helped encourage the subgenre with The Division’s Darkish Zone, and beforehand tried to get in on the motion with Rainbow Six Extraction.
One other element talked about by Insider Gaming’s sources is that the multiplayer Far Cry is “pitched as being set within the Alaskan wilderness”, which strains up with an previous Ubisoft poll about potential settings for Far Cry games. “A Far Cry sport in distant Alaska about surviving excessive wilderness” was the primary suggestion introduced.
Kotaku (opens in new tab) reported that its personal sources at Ubisoft again up the existence of each video games, claiming that the corporate’s CEO Yves Guillemot talked about each in an inner memo. Additionally they added the element that the subsequent Far Cry sequel could be made with the Snowdrop engine, which was used for The Division and will probably be utilized by a number of upcoming Ubisoft video games like Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, The Settlers: New Allies, the Splinter Cell remake, and its open world Star Wars sport.
There is not any assure the subsequent numbered Far Cry would share a spin-off’s setting, so let’s look again at among the different choices from that previous Ubisoft ballot. Which of those would you wish to see crammed with outposts and issues you’ll be able to grapple onto?
- A Far Cry sport in a futuristic, sci-fi setting on one other planet
- A Far Cry sport set within the Vietnam struggle throughout the Sixties
- A Far Cry sport set within the cocaine trafficking jungles of Peru
- A Far Cry sport the place you’ll be able to combat towards or be part of vampires
- A Far Cry sport within the Spaghetti Western type set within the late nineteenth century Americas
- A Far Cry sport that’s set throughout a zombie outbreak
- Blood Dragon 2: A sequel to Blood Dragon with extra Rex Energy Colt
- A Far Cry sport set in a Mad Max type post-apocalyptic world
- A Far Cry sport within the current day on a Jurassic Park type island of dinosaurs
- A Far Cry sport primarily based on the world of Shangri-La from Far Cry