Far Cry: New Dawn is a post-apocalyptic sequel to Far Cry 5

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After an early teaser, Ubisoft has officially announced Far Cry: New Dawn at The Game Awards, offering a new spin on the first-person shooter franchise by shifting the story of Far Cry 5 years later to a post-nuclear apocalypse world.

But as seen in the trailer, the world of Hope County has changed a whole lot since Far Cry 5, with the kind of improvised weapons, colorful spray paint, and scavenged gear that brings to mind the lighthearted tone of games like the upcoming Rage 2 more than the dour world of the previous game.

The cover art for New Dawn depicts a similar landscape as Far Cry 5’s cover, along with a man tied to a wrecked car that seems to be Joseph Seed, the villainous cult leader from the last game, along with a pair of…

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