Ubisoft has surprised shooter fans with a new patch: five years after the release, the publisher is now giving the PS5 and Xbox versions of Far Cry 5 a free graphics upgrade.
Ubisoft makes shooter fans happy and gives Far Cry 5, which is now five years old, a free next-gen upgrade. The publisher has released a patch that 60 FPS enabled on Xbox Series X|S and PS5 – and is also planning another Far Cry event.
Far Cry 5: Ubisoft releases next-gen upgrade
On March 16, 2023, Ubisoft upgraded Far Cry 5 for the PS5 and Xbox Series X. The shooter and all DLCs now run at a smooth 60 FPS on next-gen consoles. Something has also happened in terms of resolution: you can on the Xbox Series X the game now in 4K resolution with 3,840 × 2,160 pixels gamble while the PS5 displays the shooter in an upscaled resolution of 2,880 × 1,620 pixels.
In Far Cry 5 you have to in the open world of Hope County against a doomsday sect and their fanatical leader Joseph Seed. To save the small community from the cult, you can use various vehicles and weapons in classic Far Cry style. You can also recruit NPCs and animals or play the game with a friend in co-op mode. Although Far Cry 5 does not reinvent the well-known shooter formula, the game was still convincing in our test.
Try out Ubisoft shooters in the Free Weekend
The graphics upgrade isn’t the only highlight for Far Cry fans – Ubisoft has also announced that Far Cry 5 is coming Free to play weekend from March 23rd to March 27th will be. So you can try the shooter in its new 60 FPS glory before you decide to buy it. If you can’t wait until then, however, you can currently find Far Cry 5 both on Steam as well as in the PlayStation Store reduced by a whopping 85 percent in price. Alternatively, the shooter is also available very cheaply on Amazon for all platforms.
Check out the Far Cry 5 launch trailer below: