Far Cry Timeline

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What’s on the Far Cry Timeline?


This timeline only includes the Far Cry games, and the few other pieces of media that are part of the Far Cry story. So far, that makes for a small timeline. However, there is a theory that the Far Cry games are part of a larger universe. Check out the Ubisoft Universe timeline for more on that. The story of Far Cry varies from game to game, though almost all of them are open-world games. There have been some spin-offs, but some have been repacked and repurposed. We include those collections on this timeline.

Where to Start?

The Far Cry games all stand alone, so there’s no designated place to start. You can start at the very beginning with the original Far Cry, or you can start at the chronological beginning with Far Cry Primal. Far Cry 4 is also a good place to start, since it’s the first game on current-gen consoles.

As always, if you liked this timeline, be sure to check out some of our others. And if you see something here that needs adding, deleting, or changing, be sure to let us know.

#Get ItNameMediaAuthor/DirectorDateTimeNotes
1Far Cry PrimalGameJean-Christophe Guyot, Maxime Béland2016-02-2310,000 BCE
2Far CryGameCevat Yerli2004-03-232004
3Far Cry Instincts: PredatorGame2005-09-272006Includes Far Cry Instincts, and Far Cry Instincts: Evolution
4Far Cry 3: Blood DragonGameDean Evans, Alexandre Letendre2013-04-302007Part of a non-canon fictional universe
5Far Cry 2GameClint Hocking2008-10-212008
6Far Cry 3GamePatrick Plourde, Patrik Méthé2012-12-042012
7Far Cry 4GameAlex Hutchinson, Patrik Méthé2014-11-182014
8Far Cry: AbsolutionNovelUrban Waite2018-02-132018
9Far Cry 5GameDan Hay2018-02-272018
10Far Cry: New DawnGameJean-Sebastien Decant, Patrick Methe2019-02-152035