It’s hard to pin down exactly what makes Far Cry so appealing. Is it the gunplay? The open-world sandbox? Perhaps the compelling villains? Or maybe it’s a combination of the three.
As a series, Far Cry has stood out for the ways it combines so many elements. So before we dive headlong into the latest in the series, Far Cry 5, let’s look back at its predecessors and examine how Far Cry’s unlikely formula has evolved in unexpected ways.