Ubisoft just put out a really cool video for Far Cry 5. Called “The Baptism,” the video is a live action glimpse into the cult that is central to the first-person shooter’s plot. Seeing such a situation (one that isn’t even that far-fetched) with real actors really drives home the game’s central themes.
Check out the Far Cry 5 live action trailer below:
If you haven’t yet, make sure to check out my Far Cry 5 preview from PAX West. Here’s a snippet:
I did much better on my second attempt, as I took down the enemy aircraft in about a minute of action. The key was using my guns rather than the rockets my plane had. Once I figured that out, I was able to finish the final mission of the demo with ease. I saw a lot of variety in the 20-minutes of Far Cry 5 I played, and was really impressed overall.
From a gameplay perspective, Far Cry 5 largely sticks to what has worked for the series in the past. Despite a sense of familiarity, it manages to avoid feeling redundant thanks to a drastic change in scenery. The rural USA setting not only changes how the action unfolds, but it also worked to create a more grounded experience for myself. Hope County felt like many places I’ve been to, and seeing it overran by psychopath cultists really struck a chord. I’m excited to see how everything unfolds when Far Cry 5 releases next year.
Far Cry 5 releases on March 27 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.