Even though Ubisoft has been having problems lately, at least Far Cry fans can rest easy. As can be seen from reputable sources, is currently two new games of the veteran shooter series in the works: Far Cry 7 as a classic single-player title and a spin-off that hits the multiplayer notch.
At least that’s what we want my city and the established industry insider Tom Henderson each experienced independently. We summarize for you what they have to say about the future of Far Cry and what fans can expect in the coming years.
By the way: Since it will still be a little while before Far Cry 7 is released, you can use our GameStar ranking to see which games in the series are the best to pass the time with:
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What the future of Far Cry should look like
Beware, rumor! Of course, note that the following lines are not officially confirmed information. Nevertheless, the reports from Kotaku and Tom Henderson are quite credible. Both sources are considered reputable in the industry, and the news fits the direction Ubisoft is currently taking.
Not one, but two Far Crys: According to reports, two new games in the Far Cry series are currently in development. These are Project Blackbird, i.e. Far Cry 7, and Project Maverick, the multiplayer spin-off.
What is known about Far Cry 7 so far? With Project Maverick, we can expect a classic single-player sequel to the Far Cry series. A multiplayer was originally planned for Far Cry 7, which is now being decoupled as a separate title with Project Maverick.
According to Kotaku, Ubisoft is switching from the Dunia to the Snowdrop engine with Far Cry 7. This was already used in The Division 2 and is also used for Ubisoft’s Star Wars game with open world. There are currently no details on the story and the setting of Far Cry 7, according to insider gaming, fans should not expect a release before 2025.
What is k nown about the multiplayer game so far?
Incidentally, a player survey from 2015 already indicated that the upcoming Far Cry games would take place in the Alaskan wilderness. This setting for Project Blackbird and Maverick is far from officially confirmed, so it’s best to be patient.
What else is currently happening at Ubisoft
2022 was not a good year for Ubisoftwhy at least three new games scrapped became. In the near future, Ubisoft will therefore focus everything on well-known and established brands: Assassin’s Creed: Mirage, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and a planned Star Wars game with Open World are among them.
We took a closer look at the current state of Ubisoft. In his detailed analysis, Dimi clarifies how the video game developer and publisher is currently doing and what that means for the coming years. It’s best to read for yourself:
The future of Ubisoft
Assassin’s Creed is just the first step
Ubisoft has also faced allegations of a toxic corporate culture in the past. Among other things, it was about sexism and discrimination problems. At the beginning of 2023, a controversial email from CEO Yves Guillemot also caused a stir: the statements by the Ubisoft boss led to the employees threatening to go on strike.
What do you think of the rumors about the future of Far Cry: Are you looking forward to not only serving single player fans? What innovations would you like to see in the shooter series? Let us know in the comments!
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