Far Cry New Dawn (stylized as FARCRY NEW DAWN) is an upcoming stand-alone sequel in the Far Cry series to Far Cry 5, taking place after the resist ending. It is set in the post apocalyptic wild fictional Hope County, Montana, USA after the nuclear explosions.

The game had an unnamed teaser trailer released on 5 December 2018[1], with potential box art leaked the following day.[2] The official trailer was released on 7 December 2018.[3]


Seventeen years after the nuclear explosions that devastated Hope County, life has returned to Hope County, Montana. Endless black rain and wind have given way to blue skies and blooming flora. Humans that survived the bombs now work to rebuild, forming communities across the county. However, new threats have also emerged from the rubble, and even though the fallout has long since settled, the question remains: will humanity survive the new dawn?


As in any other Far Cry game, the open world first person shooter still remains the same with features used from Far Cry 5 like, customizing vehicles and Prepper StashesFar Cry New Dawn also has some new features. These new features are weapon crafting and Expeditions. Outposts are back but with a new can either liberate the outpost to produce ethanol or you can scavenge it to produce more ethanol but The Highwaymen will take control of the outpost again and it will increase the outpost's difficulty and become more fortified. You can only take the outpost back three times. The hunting system is back but with mutated animals.



There are three different editions of the game available for pre-order.

  • Preorder Bonus - Unicorn Trike Skin.
  • Standard - The base game.
  • Deluxe - Includes the Deluxe Pack, which consists of the Hurk Legacy Pack and the Knight Pack.





  • This marks the first time in the series that the cast and habitat from the previous game(s) will appear in an another game (if not counting Hurk and Willis, who appear in most of the series' sidemissions).
  • This marks the first Far Cry game to be set in a wild post apocalyptic world after the nuclear war in Hope County.
  • This is the first Far Cry game to feature weapon crafting.
  • This is the first Far Cry game to involve women as 2 main villians. 
  • Unlike previous Far Cry games, the player will be able to travel to multiple locations outside the main map.


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Games: Far Cry (Classic)  •  Far Cry Instincts (Evolution - Predator - Paradise Lost)  •  Far Cry Vengeance  •  Far Cry 2  •  Far Cry 3 (Blood Dragon)  •  Far Cry 4 (Escape from Durgesh Prison - Valley of the Yetis - Shangri-La)  •  Far Cry Primal  •  Far Cry 5 (Arcade - Hours of Darkness - Lost On Mars - Dead Living Zombies)  •  Far Cry: New Dawn
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