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Far Cry 6 - 7 Things You Should Know Before Playing

Far Cry 6 can be a pretty tough game at first if you don’t have an understanding of weapon builds, gear, and crafting systems. In this video, we’ll get you caught up on the essential places to focus and things you should know to enjoy the mayhem.

Far Cry 6 draws its systems and inspiration from a lot of past Far Cry games, including many RPG mechanics from New Dawn. The game sports a fairly punishing leveling system unless you know what you’re doing. There’s a lot to learn at first, including gun customization and modding, how to find unique weapons, base building, Amigos, superweapons, and the various crafting systems you need to learn to level your gear.

In this video, we’re going to focus you on the essential things to know. That includes how to build or find powerful guns, the pros and cons of semi-powerful Supremos and Resolver Weapons, the usefulness of stealth, how to level your initial Alligator pet, what to focus on with base-building, how gear lets you punch above your level, and why side missions matter. We’re also going to tackle how to sort out where to find upgrading resources and how to fight some very aggressive and tanky choppers.

Far Cry 6 releases on October 7 for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PS4, and PC. For more news, season pass updates, including DLC around Blood Dragon as well as classic villains like Vaas, and videos about Far Cry, including a full review, head on over to