Due to the ongoing pandemic and concerns over the mental health of the development team, Ubisoft has announced that Far Cry 6 has been delayed.
Far Cry 6 was set to launch in February 2021 but now has been delayed. The reasons given was wanting more time to polish the game while also concerns about the mental health of their team. The announcement was made in the following post:
Many see the delay as a response to the ongoing problem of intense crunch in the industry (which has resulted in major mental health problems among developers). The move has been welcomed by gamers and other studios.
At the moment, a new release date has not been announced but it could be speculated that Ubisoft will aim for a late 2021 or early 2022 launch.
Far Cry 6 is the sixth game in the series and is set to launch on all current and Next-Gen consoles along with the PC. Set on the island of Yara, players take on the role of Dani Rojas as they fight to topple the regime of Anton Costillo (played by Giancarlo Esposito).
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