Far Cry 5 Will Be Free To Play Starting This Weekend
Far Cry 5 will be free to play on Windows PC from August 5 to 9 for Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Epic Games Store, and Ubisoft Store, according to Ubisoft. In solo and two-player co-op modes, players will have access to the full game.
Far Cry 5 free weekend
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: August 5 at 9PM (UTC+8)
- PC via Epic Games Store: August 6 at 1AM (UTC+8)
- PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4: August 5 at 3.01PM (UTC+8)
- Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One: August 5 at 3:01PM (UTC+8)
During the Free Weekend, players who want to continue their war against The Father in Far Cry 5 will be able to keep their game progress and get up to 85% off the game and Season Pass. Here’s a short synopsis of what the game is all about:
Welcome to Hope County, Montana, land of the free and the brave but also home to a fanatical doomsday cult known as Eden’s Gate. Stand up to cult leader Joseph Seed, and his siblings, the Heralds, to spark the fires of resistance and liberate the besieged community.
FIGHT AGAINST A DEADLY CULT
Free Hope County in solo or two-player co-op. Recruit Guns and Fangs for hire to help defeat the cult.
A WORLD THAT HITS BACK
Wreak havoc on the cult and its members but beware of the wrath of Joseph Seed and his followers.
CARVE YOUR OWN PATH
Build your character and choose your adventure in the largest customizable Far Cry game ever!
Take control of iconic muscle cars, ATV’s, planes and a lot more to engage the cult forces in epic fights.