It's hard to believe that it's been over three years since Far Cry 5 unleashed the Peggies on the rural United States, but here were are in 2021, and Far Cry 6 is now right around the corner. A whole new universe, a new bad guy, and yet another appearance from Greg Bryk's Joseph Seed (can't keep a good villain down).
If you missed out on Far Cry 5, this weekend is the perfect time to catch up, for the low low price of zero dollars. That's right, it's a Far Cry 5 free weekend, where you can jump into one of UbiSoft's best open-world adventures and go baha-ing around Montana on a four-wheeler fighting bears without laying out one red cent.
The event begins at various times today (though most are already live at the time of this writing):
And then, when you of course want to keep playing after the event ends, you can pick up Far Cry 5 for super cheap:
Learn more about Far Cry 5 here on Gaming Nexus, where we heavily covered the game upon its release. Here's Rob Larkin's review, a profile on the creation of The Father Joseph Seed (be sure to click through for my tragically under-viewed highlights video), and a super-old hands-on preview of the game from 2018.