LONDON, UK — 4th August, 2022 — Today, Ubisoft announced that Far Cry® 6 is now available to play for free until 7th August on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Stadia, as well as Windows PC through the Ubisoft Store and the Epic Games Store. Players can also subscribe to Ubisoft+ on PC, Stadia and Amazon Luna*.
New players will have access to the full game, as well as all free downloadable content published to date, all playable together in co-op. Players can team up with friends to save Yara, fight alongside Danny Trejo to deliver tacos, join forces with a Rambo superfan, rescue Chorizo from The Shadow Place, and so much more!
Those who want to continue their fight against Antón Castillo’s regime in Far Cry 6 will keep their game progression and enjoy discounts on the game, Season Pass and DLCs:
· PC via Ubisoft Store: From now until 16th August, players can get 60 percent off Standard, Gold and Ultimate editions of the game, 50 percent off the Season Pass and all three DLCs, as well as receive an additional £5 credit in their Ubisoft Store account to use towards their next purchase when they pick up Far Cry 6 during the promotional period. More information can be found by visiting: store.ubisoft.com.
· PC via Epic Games Store: From now until 8th August, players can get 60 percent off all editions of the game, and 50 percent off the Season Pass and all three DLCs.
· Xbox: From now until 15th August, players can get 60 percent off Standard and Gold editions of the game, and 50 percent off the Season Pass.
· PlayStation: From now until 17th August, players can get 55 percent off the Deluxe edition** and 60 percent off the Ultimate edition of the game, as part of PlayStation Store’s Summer Sale.
Additionally, Far Cry 6 announced a Photo Mode contest, starting today and ending on 12th August. To participate, players worldwide*** can use the photo mode feature to post an in-game photo, video or GIF that best captures their “summer vibe” on Twitter, Instagram or TikTok. All entries must include the hashtag #FarCry6FreeWeekendContest for a chance to win exciting prizes, including AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT graphics cards, Far Cry 6 collector figurines, Tobii eye trackers and Corsair headsets. Five winners will be selected by the Far Cry 6 community development team and 10 winners will be randomly selected from all valid submissions. For official rules, please visit: www.FarCry6.com/Contest.
Since its worldwide launch on 7th October 2021, Far Cry 6 added new Special Operations, free Danny Trejo, Rambo and Stranger Things crossover missions, as well as three major downloadable content episodes as part of the Season Pass: Vaas: Insanity, Pagan: Control, and Joseph: Collapse.
For more information on Far Cry 6 and its Season Pass, please visit: Farcry.com.
For the latest news on all Ubisoft games, please visit: news.ubisoft.com
*Ubisoft+ on Stadia and Luna requires account linking and a Multi Access plan. Territorial restrictions apply.
**60 percent off the Deluxe edition of the game with a PlayStation Plus subscription.
***Excluding Quebec and where prohibited.
About Far Cry® 6
Led by Ubisoft Toronto, Far Cry 6 is an open-world first-person shooter that plunges players into the heart of a modern-day guerrilla revolution. On the island of Yara, President Antón Castillo vows to restore his nation to its former glory while grooming his son Diego to follow in his footsteps. Yet, paradise comes at a cost and enriching his country means subjugating those who don’t follow his vision. Players will take up the cause to liberate Yara as Dani Rojas – a local Yaran and military drop out – tries to escape Yara but ends up joining revolutionary group, Libertad. As Dani, players will experience the adrenaline and chaos of “resolver” guerrilla combat, Far Cry style, with the most creative and innovative arsenal yet.
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed®, Far Cry®, For Honor®, Just Dance®, Watch Dogs®, and Tom Clancy’s video game series including Ghost Recon®, Rainbow Six® and The Division®. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2020-21 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated net bookings of €2,241 million. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com.
© 2022 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Far Cry, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. Based on Crytek’s original Far Cry directed by Cevat Yerli.
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FAR CRY® 6 BLOCKBUSTER FREE WEEKEND NOW AVAILABLE UNTIL 7 TH AUGUST; DISCOUNTS UP TO 60 PERCENT OFF
PHOTO MODE CONTEST NOW OPEN WORLDWIDE UNTIL 12 TH AUGUST
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