Following a leak yesterday, Ubisoft has officially announced Far Cry Primal, the next entry in the Far Cry franchise, set during the savage Stone Age. It will launch for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 23, 2016, and for PC in March 2016.
Developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with Ubisoft Toronto, Ubisoft Shanghai Studio and Ubisoft Kiev Studio, Far Cry Primal is a single-player game set in 10,000 BC, where massive beasts like the woolly mammoth and sabretooth tiger roamed the Earth. It promises “open world sandbox gameplay to a time when humans were not at the top of the food chain but were fighting to climb it, bringing together massive beasts, breathtaking environments and unpredictable savage encounters.”
Here’s a rundown of the story, via Ubisoft:
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.
Watch the announcement videos below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.