A few hours ago, Ubisoft announced that Far Cry 6 would be available for free from 24 to March 27 on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, and PC (Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store), with preload available right now on all the platforms. In addition, the French studio unveiled a collaboration with Stranger Things, with the original mission “The Vanishing” representing the latest post-launch content included in the first Roadmap.
The free weekend will start on Thursday 24th and end on Sunday, March 27, and during this time, it will be possible to try the full version of the game without restrictions. During the weekend, Far Cry 6 will also be available on all online stores with a price cut of 50%, while the Season Pass will be offered with a 25% discount. All progress made will be transferable to the full version of the game.
As for the crossover with Stranger Things, this will be accessible for free from March 24, even by those who own the trial version. The mission “The Vanishing” will take players to explore an alternate version of Yara inspired by the TV series “Upside Down,” searching for the little dog Chorizo and some missing inhabitants. Ubisoft describes the content as “a stealth-horror-survival mission,” All players who complete the adventure will receive new themed skins for the flamethrower and shotgun.