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  • Summary: Welcome to Hope County, Montana. This idyllic location is home to a community of freedom-loving people - and a fanatical doomsday cult known by many as The Project at Eden's Gate. Led by the charismatic prophet Joseph Seed and his devoted siblings, Eden's Gate has been surreptitiouslyWelcome to Hope County, Montana. This idyllic location is home to a community of freedom-loving people - and a fanatical doomsday cult known by many as The Project at Eden's Gate. Led by the charismatic prophet Joseph Seed and his devoted siblings, Eden's Gate has been surreptitiously infiltrating all aspects of daily life. When your arrival incites the cult to violently assume control of the region, you have to rise up ans spark the fires of resistance to liberate the besieged community. Freely explore Hope Couny'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 world that hits back with every strike, and where the places you discover and the locals you team up with will shape your story in ways you will never anticipate. [Ubisoft] Expand
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  1. Positive: 70 out of 83
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  1. Mar 26, 2018
    100
    Far Cry 5 is hands down the best yet for the series, and may be the best Ubisoft title ever.
  2. 90
    Far Cry 5 is the best Far Cry to date. The great additions and refinements made to the franchise are fantastic. Along with the inclusion of Far Cry Arcade, which extends your play time, Far Cry 5 is the ultimate open-world first person shooter.
  3. Mar 27, 2018
    90
    I've always enjoyed playing Far Cry games, but Far Cry 5 is probably my favorite. It has a few flaws and some missed opportunities, but overall it takes the Far Cry formula that's worked in the past and improves upon it. If you've never really enjoyed Far Cry games in the past, then those improvements may not be enough to change your mind about the game. However, anyone who's a Far Cry fan, or anyone who has yet to experience a Far Cry game will probably really enjoy their time in Montana.
  4. Mar 26, 2018
    83
    Far Cry 5 is a massive game with tons of content and Far Cry Arcade has the potential to keep the game fresh and exciting for months to come. In the end, Far Cry 5 didn't make the most out of its rural setting and didn't innovate much on the typical Far Cry gameplay formula although it still ranks as one of the best games in the series.
  5. Mar 26, 2018
    80
    Off the beaten track, Far Cry 5 is strongly reminiscent of its predecessors. If you have no problem with ticking off small tasks in an Open World shooter, you can blow off steam with sufficient weapons, tools and vehicles. But much more was expected from the now fifth Far Cry installment.
  6. Games Master UK
    Apr 19, 2018
    79
    Neither toothless nor incendiary, Far Cry 5 does its setting justice but colours within the lines. [May 2018, p.60]
  7. Mar 26, 2018
    50
    Divorce it from its narrative and Far Cry 5‘s biggest overall problem is just how little mechanical innovation separates the game from Far Cry 4.

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  1. Mar 27, 2018
    10
    The absolutely best one in the franchise so far. Stunning graphics, incredible gameplay (it never felt so good to shoot people and rideThe absolutely best one in the franchise so far. Stunning graphics, incredible gameplay (it never felt so good to shoot people and ride vehicles!) and a very interesting story with charismatic characters. Finally, Montana is so beautiful I can't believe it. 10/10 for me. Expand
  2. Aug 7, 2020
    10
    I honestly loved this game, the ending is the only one that made my jaw literally drop. I'm actually replaying it for the 3rd or 4th time.
  3. Jun 8, 2021
    9
    In gameplay there are lots of ways to play the game and there were interesting wildlife to hunt. Few game breaking bugs with multiplayer butIn gameplay there are lots of ways to play the game and there were interesting wildlife to hunt. Few game breaking bugs with multiplayer but otherwise super fun and worth your money. Expand
  4. Sep 14, 2018
    7
    Feels like Tom Clancy's Wildlands with Fps camera and a lot smaller (and empty) map.
  5. Mar 29, 2018
    6
    You know you will get fun which you want from game but in first 6 hour, after that game will repeat itself again ,again and again. For me thisYou know you will get fun which you want from game but in first 6 hour, after that game will repeat itself again ,again and again. For me this game is Far Cry 3 v1.2 like with better graphics, the bad guy who is crazy but he believe that is doing right things which we have in far cry 3, 4 and bla bla bla. Is game good? yeah, actually depends on you , but does game worth 40$ no you can buy it for 20, max 25-27$. Again game will be fun and interesting in 6-7 hours then you will get bored like just shut up Ai ,give me gun and I will kill people which you want and will get my reward after it. Expand
  6. Jun 8, 2022
    5
    Far cry 5 is an average game, developed by an average studio. So if you want to spend an average moment, it is perfect ! The gameplay isFar cry 5 is an average game, developed by an average studio. So if you want to spend an average moment, it is perfect ! The gameplay is repetitive, with no real challenges. It is a classical Ubisoft game, with the same gameplay mechanics for years. However the boss fights are not so bad, and the real ending is clever. In conclusion, I don't recommend the game, just watch the story mode walkthrough on youtube. Expand
  7. Aug 3, 2020
    0
    واقعا یکی از مزخرف ترین بازی هایی بود که دیدم نه گرافیک خوبی داشت و نه گیم پلی خیلی خفنی
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