Ubisoft has announced that Far Cry 5 will be available to play for free from 5 August to 9 August 2021 on PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PV via Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store. Players will have access to the entire game in solo and two-player co-op.
New players will be able to pre-load the game starting today, and will be able to access the Free Weekend during the following times per platform:
- PC via Ubisoft Store: 5 August 2021 at 9pm (GMT+8)
- PC via Epic Games Store: 6 August 2021 at 1am (GMT+8)
- PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4: 5 August 2021 at 3.01pm (GMT+8)
- Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One: 5 August 2021 at 3:01pm (GMT+8)
Players who want to continue their fight against The Father in Far Cry 5 will get to keep their game progression and enjoy discounts up to 85 percent off on the game and Season Pass during the Free Weekend. For more information, you can visit the official website here.
Set in America, Far Cry 5 is set in fictional Hope County, Montana, where players will go up against a fanatical doomsday cult, the Project at Eden’s Gate, who are led by the bizarre Seed family. It’s a pretty great open-world game, though still not as good as 2012’s Far Cry 3.
In the meantime, check out my full review of the game here.