Ubisoft has revealed a brand new publishing line for Far Cry and this is in conjunction with the upcoming release of Far Cry 6 this October 7th.
The new partnership with leading publishers worldwide allows Ubisoft to allow fans to go deep into the franchise’s new vibrant transmedia story content.
- The Art of Far Cry 6
The collaboration with Dark Horse Books produces The Art of Far Cry 6 which provides a visual journey through the vibrant island of Yara. The book consists of concept arts, character designs, and many beautiful settings and landscapers. There will also be insights into Antón Castillo’s regime and the guerrillas of Libertad and their cunningly crafted arsenals. The book will be available worldwide on October 12th, 2021.
- Far Cry: Rite of Passage hardcover edition
This Dark Horse Comics series brings a gritty tale of the intricate road that leads to the ascension to power.
The story kicks off as President Antón Castillo’s only son, Diego, has just turned thirteen. But this birthday is more than a celebration—it’s a rite of passage. Antón wishes to teach Diego important lessons in leadership and recounts cautionary tales he has heard about the undoing of three legendary men: Vaas Montenegro, a pirate, Pagan Min, a dictator, and Joseph Seed, a preacher.
The first in this 3-issues mini-series has been released out in the US, Canada, and the UK. It will be released in a hardcover format and released on November 30th, 2021 in English. It will be written by Bryan Edward Hill, illustrated by Geraldo Borges, coloured by Michael Atiyeh, and lettered by Comicraft, the series features covers by artist Matt Taylor.
- Far Cry: Esperanza’s Tears
Esperanza’s Tears is a graphics novel written by Mathieu Mariolle and illustrated and colourized by Afif Khaled with the help of Salaheddine Basti.
Published by Glénat Editions, it tells the tale of Juan Cortez, a professional guerrillero as he offers his expertise to various political and criminal organizations across the world. His latest contract drags him out of Yara as Antón Castillo rises to power again. Hired by a low-key revolutionary movement led by a famous college teacher in Santa Costa, a South-American country where a very precious metal called Tantalium attracts all sorts of interests, Juan ends up in a deadly trap.
This adrenaline-fueled graphic novel will be out in November 2021.
- The Far Cry Survival Manual
In The Far Cry Survival Manual, journalist Hunter Nash recounts his perilous travels to the Rook Islands, Montana’s Hope County, the Republic of Yara, and beyond to explore and survive some of the most extreme situations and environments.
The book immerses readers in the Far Cry universe with practical tips on survival, self-defence, extreme sports, stunt driving, and more, inspired by the games they love. The Far Cry Survival Manual will be published by Insight Editions on September 21st, 2021.
’’It has been a real pleasure to collaborate on these books with such a talented group of creators and publishers. We’re extremely excited to provide our fans with the opportunity to further explore our very rich Far Cry universe,’’
Marie-Joëlle Paquin – Product Director on Far Cry
Far Cry 6 is now available for pre-order across all platforms. Fans who pre-order the physical version of the Ultimate or Gold Editions from Ubisoft’s Official Shop on Shopee in Singapore and Malaysia will receive a free Ubisoft Exclusive Far Cry Steelbook.
Additionally, the standalone Ubicollectibles 26-cm tall figurine “Lions of Yara”, which showcases Antón Castillo, the President, and leader of Yara, and his teenage son Diego, is available for pre-order now on the Ubisoft Official Shop on Shopee.