The sequel to Far Cry 5, Far Cry: New Dawn, was announced at The Game Awards 2018. The game picks up seventeen years later and follows post-apocalyptic life in Hope County, Montana.
I personally haven't had much experience with the Far Cry series, but when Far Cry 5 came out and i heard about it's explosive ending, I was definitely curious to see where the story would go from there. Well that question has been answered with the reveal of the trailer for Far Cry: New Dawn, a direct sequel to Far Cry 5. It's been seventeen years since the nuclear bombs fell on Hope County, and according to the trailer, life is far from easy.
As with most Far Cry games, the player character is up against a psychotic adversary, in this case twin sisters named Mickey and Lou, who, as seen in the trailer, have quite the temper. The trailer has some short gameplay examples but mostly revolves around an encounter between a settlement and the Highwaymen, notorious bandits that want to rob the inhabitants of everything they have. Considering this is the post-apocalypse, the world is surprisingly colorful, with large splashes of color everywhere. It's surprising, but a welcome change from other post-apocalyptic games that show a dreary nuclear wasteland.
Seventeen years after "the Collapse", a nuclear exchange depicted in Far Cry 5, survivors attempt to rebuild their community in Hope County. Their efforts are threatened by the Highwaymen, a roving band of organized bandits led by twin sisters Mickey and Lou (voiced by Cara Ricketts and Leslie Miller). The game is also expected to reveal the fates of the Deputy and Joseph Seed, the player character and main antagonist of Far Cry 5 respectively Introducing Far Cry New Dawn, the standalone sequel to Far Cry 5. Watch the World Premiere trailer and discover how Hope County, Montana has changed seventeen years after a global nuclear catastrophe. Far Cry New Dawn releases February 15, 2019 for $39.99 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One