Ubisoft have today announced that Far Cry Primal is in development and will be arriving in early 2016.
Set for a release on the usual Xbox One and PS4 consoles comes 23rd Feb 2016, Far Cry Primal will then appear on PC in March 2016.
Primal is the next exciting title in the Far Cry franchise, set in the savage stone age in an experience that will take gamers back to 10,000 BC, to a time when massive beasts like the woolly mammoth and sabretooth tiger ruled the Earth. After the success of all recent Far cry titles, expect more of the same from Primal, but with a spin that has not been seen for some time.
Gamers play as TAKKAR, a seasoned hunter and the last surviving member of his hunting group. Arriving in the majestic and savage land of Oros, players will pursue one single goal; survive in a world where humans are the prey. They will meet a cast of memorable characters who will help them push back and tame the dangers of the wild. Players will journey as the first human to tame the wilderness and rise above extinction. Along the way, they will have to hunt for food, master fire, fend off fierce predators, craft weapons and tools partly from the bones of slain beasts, and face off against other tribes to conquer Oros.
“The interesting thing about Far Cry is that it’s flexible, so when a team proposed to explore the idea of a Far Cry taking place during the Stone Age, we just said ‘let’s hear it!’ And the more we heard about it, the more we realised how much of a damn good idea it actually was,” said Dan Hay, Executive Producer, Ubisoft.
“The Stone Age is the perfect setting for a Far Cry game,” said Jean-Christophe Guyot, Creative Director, Ubisoft. “Far Cry usually puts you at the edge of the known world, in a beautiful, lawless and savage frontier. The Stone Age is, in a way, the very first frontier for humankind; it’s the time when humans put a stick in the ground and claimed land for their own, the time when we started climbing the food chain. That came with conflict against other humans, of course, but also against nature itself.”
Check out the reveal trailer below along with a rather delightful look behind the scenes.
We’ll obviously bring you more as and when Ubisoft are ready to drop it!