‘Far Cry 6’ narrative director says its story is “political”

After several outlets published pieces about the political angles in Far Cry 6, Ubisoft has officially made it clear with its blog.

The narrative director of Far Cry 6, Naved Khaveri, has shared his thoughts on the “politics of the game.” And according to him, its story is “political.”

However, there are few more things he mentioned that need to be clarified.

‘Far Cry 6’: How much political?

At the beginning of the blog, posted on Ubisoft’s website, Naved Khaveri clarifies that “Our story is political.”

The narrative director says that the story of a title like Far Cry 6‘s must be political because it focuses on a modern revolution.

Furthermore, he says that his goal was to empower the team of devs to be fearless in storytelling. The last five years were crucial in doing that.

“We also tried to be very careful about how we approached our inspirations, which include Cuba, but also other countries around the world that have experienced political revolutions in their histories.”

He also added that they took the approach of bringing various experts to help them on dealing with the plot and its sensitivity. And the game will reflect the Cuban revolutions fought in the late 1950s, 1960s, and beyond.

However, the main story won’t have anything to do with the “current political climate in Cuba,” said Khaveri.

Far Cry 6 will have a modern, political tone but with a fictional context.

Firstly, the players will have to engage themselves in the gameplay before making any opinion before the title’s release.

ALSO READ: Far Cry 6 dev confirms the game will not have “Cyberpunk-style issues.”

What and when to expect?

Since its recently revealed extended trailer, the Ubisoft title is gaining a lot of buzz across the internet.

The iconic series will greet fans with multiple options when it comes to the next big entry.

Talking about the game, then the main story is be based in a fictional Caribbean island country known as Yara. The open-world map will enable the players to explore many areas while having the availability of cool features.

Dani Rojas will be the main playable character. You will have the option to either go with the male or female version. Dani will be using a lot of guerilla tactics to defeat the enemies while saving the locals.

Additionally, Ubisoft also confirmed that the open-world of Yara is going to be the most extensive playable map in the Far Cry franchise.

Far Cry 6 arrives on October 7, 2021, for  PC, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.

 

Image courtesy of IGN/YouTube

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