Ubisoft Promises Far Cry 5 Info "Very Soon," Is "Extremely Excited;" No Comment on Western Rumors

Ubisoft declines to comment on Far Cry 5's setting, but pledges confidence in its potential.

During Ubisoft’s financial conference call for analysts and investors, CEO Yves Guillemot was asked to confirm or deny the rumor indicating that the upcoming Far Cry 5 features a western setting, and whether there is any concern about competition from Red Dead Redemption 2 (the title was not explicitly mentioned, but it was obvious).

Guillemot declined to comment on rumors, but teased “a lot more information very soon.” He also added that the upcoming information will comfort investors about the game’s potential.

The executive also mentioned that the company is “extremely excited” about the game.

Today Ubisoft also released its financial results for Fiscal Year 2016/2017, and you can read them here. The publisher also confirmed that this year we’ll get a new Assassin’s Creed, and The Crew 2 on top of Far Cry 5. They also teased a new IP coming in fiscal year 2018/2019.

Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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