Far Cry 5 Review

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Far Cry 5 is the 11th marvellous title and the 5th main installment in the series of Far Cary, released on March 27, 2018. Like its predecessor, Far Cry 5 mainly revolves around Action-Adventure, FPS (First-person Shooter), and Exploration elements, taking place in an open world environment where the player can navigate the landscapes freely either on foot or via different vehicles. Far Cry 5 is developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft for PlayStation 4 (PS4), Microsoft Windows, and Xbox One.

Setting

Far Cry 5 is set in the country, known as Montana and the story revolves around a preacher, famous by the name Joseph Seed, who has risen to prominence. According to the plot, Seed believes that he has been selected by the lord to defend the people of the fictional country from an inevitable collapse, to do so he has created a congregation known as the Project at the Eden’s Gate. In real, Eden’s Gate is the militaristic cult and Seed is a preacher.

Joseph Seed’s Story

The plot focuses on the joint operation between the department of the county sheriff, and the US Marshals comprises Deputy Marshal Brake, Sheriff Whitehorse, Pratt Deputies Hudson, and an unnamed Deputy, who reaches at Eden’s Gate to serve the protagonist with an arrest warrant on kidnapping charges with the intent of harm. In the game, Joseph Seed offers no resistance, and he claims that lord won’t enable him to be detained. Cult member attacks the task force, as he is escorted away, causing their military choppers to crash. Then, Joseph Seed escapes and commands the cult in kidnapping the surviving force members.

Gameplay

Similar to its previous entries, the game focuses on the same genres such as FPS, Action-Adventure, and Exploration. It enables the player to manipulate the environment from a first-person viewpoint, either on foot or via vehicle to cover a long distance, because the game is set in an open world environment which takes too long time to reach the specific location when the player is exploring the land on foot. Unlike its predecessor, where the player controls a set character, and the game provides the player with an opportunity to customize the appearance of his main character. During the journey, the player uses a vast variety of both ranged and explosive weaponry while battling against enemies, with emphasis on goldenslot and close-quarters combat like Far Cry 4.

Map Maker

The game enables players to unleash their creativity, build and share small maps that comprise Single-player, Two-player Co-op, and Multiplayer objectives. In the game, players are capable of creating maps using assets from the popular game, Far Cry 5, as well as Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Watch Dogs, Assassin’s Creed: Unity, and Far Cry 4.

Multiple Endings

The end of the game depends on the decisions taken by Deputy as well as a secret ending is also found in the starting of the game.

If the Deputy decides to walk away, then the protagonist forgives him and gets into the Church with the hypnotized allies of Deputy.

If the Deputy decides to resist, the Joseph Seed spills barrels of Bliss and force or challenge the Deputy to battle and revive his hypnotized allies before taking down and apprehending the protagonist (Joseph). At the same time, a nuclear bomb explodes, forcing everyone to flee for his life.

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