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Average Player Score
Based on 456 ratings
7.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 456 ratings
  1. 10 (63)
  2. 9 (106)
  3. 8 (107)
  4. 7 (85)
  5. 6 (37)
  6. 5 (19)
  7. 4 (10)
  8. 3 (11)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (12)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:7

    Main plot kept interrupting my fun

    I keep coming back to Far Cry series for one reason mostly: big, open worlds and freedom to explore it the way I want it. Far Cry 5 still has plenty of that but the main story was made into major nuisance in many ways. R... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • Rating:1

    No reward for effort; story ruins the game

    The Good: fun game mechanicsThe Bad: Ignoring the secret ending, there is no satisfaction from the story to the player for their effort. The first rule of making a game: do not make player actions meaningless. And that i... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Far Cry 5

  • Rating:5

    FC5: What were the developers thinking?

    It was fun and kept me busy for hours. Frustration mounted, and it gets sadistic. A hidden story motive revealed itself. FC5, unlike FC New Dawn, the player never gets revenge. We like stories where the good guys wins. T... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Tons of Fun, However.....

    Far Cry 5 in my opinion is the best Far Cry since Far Cry 2. The updated graphics provide a sense of fullness that takes this games massive world to the next level. The Combat is fun and functional, and as you add more p... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Great open world... but...

    Too easy!!! Why ? I mean , you can argue whether having to hunt and take down radio towers in FC3/4 is missing here but you cant argue about the fact that the game is just too easy , As soon as you gear up with some st... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A smooth, exciting ride from start to finish

    ProsStoryDeep, interesting villainsVery smooth gameplay/mechanics *Tons of unique content (treasure hunts)The blissStrongholds are unique and have purposeSatisfying pop of guns and killsConsForces you to do missions when... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Far Cry 5

    Actually Far Cry 5 is an excellent open world video game. The interaction with the surroundings and the wild life is very nice. Soundtracks and music are awesome. Guns and rifles are fantastic specially their sound. The ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Enjoyable game from beginning to end

    All Far Cry games have been very enjoyable. This one has a great story with great graphics.Since the game starts you can play for hours without being bored anytime.The story is long and very interesting, the game develop... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Disappointment

    Some songs are really good.. the game had a promising start... but then, some things did not make sense... I am used with far cry philosophy. I loved far cry 3 and liked far cry 4 (didnt play primal though), so I know th... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3

    what happend to far cry?

    I have played Far Cry 3 and 4 for over 100 hours and i still enjoy them today. Far Cry 5 certainly looks nice but there are several issues which make it flat out not fun. To start, this games graphics are pretty good. U... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    Terribly disappointed, Expected much more.

    Not too sure where to start, the game is beautiful and cannot fault Ubisoft Montreal and Toronto on that. But the mechanics and the story mode just don’t seem to work and definitely do not compare to its predecessors. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    best open world shooter till today

    I never before played a game ftom the FAR CRY series...So, my first contact was with FAR CRY 5 which I find to be addictive.Interesting story (no zombies or Nazis and the same boring old story), an open world to go wher... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful