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Ubisoft today announced in a live stream the new expansion for Far Cry 6, called Lost Between Worlds. The publisher has also revealed other updates coming to the 2021 title starting today, including a free trial and a new game+ mode. Lost Between Worlds launches on December 6.
To kick-start the expansion, Dani accidentally destroys an alien ship causing a rift in reality. They must help repair the vehicle or they and the alien, FAI, will be trapped in the canyon for millions of years. To find the ship’s pieces, they must traverse the twisted, broken pieces of Yara and fight their way through a tidal wave of alien soldiers. The gameplay appears to be largely unchanged from the original game, although the gunfight now features convenient color-coded enemies and associated weapons.
Far Cry, following up its psycho-political thriller with a wacky sci-fi adventure, is not without precedent. Lost Between Worlds doesn’t quite have the cheesy ’80s charm of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, at least not from what we’ve seen so far. That said, it fits in well with the rest of Far Cry 6’s post-launch content. Past episodes have included episodes set in the minds of various Far Cry villains and crossover episodes featuring Danny Trejo and Stranger Things (as well as an updated version of Blood Dragon).
In addition to Lost Between Worlds, Ubisoft has also revealed new features for the base game. It adds a new game mode + mode for free, as well as a “completionist aid” feature to help players find collectibles. The publisher is also adding a free trial for users who want to try out the game’s opening levels before purchasing. These minor updates to Far Cry 6 are available now, while Lost Between Worlds will be available next week.
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