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Bethesda Throws Shade at Far Cry New Dawn with Cheeky RAGE 2 Tweet

With Far Cry New Dawn just a few weeks away from release, Bethesda took a playful jab at the game's similarities to the upcoming RAGE 2.

With RAGE 2 and Far Cry New Dawn releasing months apart from one another, there’s been a bit of a (fun) rivalry emerging between these two anticipated games that happen to feature very bright, colorful takes on the post-apocalyptic genre, with Bethesda taking a playful, tongue-in-cheek jab at the upcoming Far Cry game on social media.

As previews have begun hitting for Far Cry New Dawn ahead of its release in a few weeks, Bethesda took to social media to post a piece of art from the RAGE 2 Twitter account that happens to poke fun at the key art for Far Cry New Dawn, complete with Comic Sans font and all.

Naturally, given that the two titles happen to share a similar setting and stylistic approach that takes the post-apocalyptic genre into more off-the-wall storytelling, Bethesda’s tweet surely captures what a lot of people are thinking about the two titles as they are nearing release. That said, it’s fun to see this taken in a lighthearted, funny approach that perfectly fits the humor that defines the RAGE series.

RAGE 2 will release for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on May 14, 2019, while Far Cry New Dawn will debut for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February 15, 2019. For more on the latter game, you can read our recent hands-on impressions of Far Cry New Dawn, while you’ll be able to hear more from us on RAGE 2 in the coming days.

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Ryan Meitzler

Ryan is the Editor-in-Chief at DualShockers and has been a lover of games as long as he can remember. He holds a BA in English and Cinema and lives in New York City.

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