Far Cry 5’s first teaser trailer, released today by publisher Ubisoft, sets a scene of idyllic American beauty — or so it seems.
The 42-second teaser gives us a few glimpses of the backdrop for Far Cry 5, although all of it appears to be live-action footage as opposed to cutscenes or gameplay. It confirms the game’s setting as Montana, the fourth-largest state in the Union, in the fictional Hope County.
First, we see a forested valley where a human scream pierces the calm, disturbing a flock of birds. Next up is a river with a body floating by, followed by a man sprinting through thigh-high grass only to be cut down by a bullet. The teaser closes with a zooming shot on a church where a man is making a bell ring — by hitting it with an unconscious man’s head, as a choir sings “Amazing Grace.”
The aforementioned house of prayer seems to be the same one mentioned in a report from the Great Falls (Montana) Tribune earlier this month. The Tribune reported that a production crew had visited a church near Poplar, Montana, to film footage that would be used to promote a video game. “Crew members used a drone that repeatedly flew by the belfry filming a man fighting with another man near a hanging bell as a train rolled by on the tracks a half-mile away,” the Tribune wrote.
Ubisoft announced Far Cry 5 earlier this month with nothing but a logo posted on Twitter. The game is scheduled for release sometime before April 2018, and the teaser indicated that a full announcement trailer is coming this Friday, May 26.
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