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Are The Far Cry Games Connected?

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With the exception of a few characters from Far Cry 3 popping up in Far Cry 4's Kyrat, the general assumption is that each Far Cry game stands alone, lacking any significant narrative links. The thing is, I'm a massive Far Cry nerd and, after noticing numerous subtle details in Far Cry 4 that seemed to reference past games and characters, I decided to dig a bit deeper. After wading through the endless swamp of online speculation, I've got a pretty solid theory (I think) that not only ties the whole series together, but also points us toward a possible setting for Far Cry 5. Before you press play I should warn you this video assumes you have at least a basic knowledge of the series. And a tin foil hat. Give it a watch and let me know your take on my findings in the comments below. Above all though, don't take it too seriously - it's just a bit of fun. References: http://farcry.wikia.com/wiki/Far_Cry_Wiki http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming/comments/2nx37e/we_have_a_farcry_series_theory_spoilers_very_long/ Subscribe to Eurogamer - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=eurogamer For the latest video game reviews, news and analysis, check out http://www.eurogamer.net and don't forget to follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/eurogamer
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Eurogamer (1 year ago)
Here's the update you've all been asking for! Follow the link to watch my theory video about how Far Cry Blood Dragon and Far Cry Primal connect with the series. It's a bit wild, but the midway twist will make you go "Whoa!" : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8VpSzt2yaU
the_ tolderman (3 months ago)
Connect Far cry 5
Pickles in the making (4 months ago)
what about far cry 4 valley of the yeti
SiLENCER206 (5 months ago)
Follow-up video tying in Far Cry 5? :)
Lil Sean (5 months ago)
Skele plays primal isn't counted as far cry 5
Skits And (5 months ago)
Eurogamer Willis js in hope county from far cry 5
Beast choppa (1 day ago)
Tobad far cry 5 is in Montana's
Justin Smith (2 days ago)
Until you realize that Far Cry 5 was set in Montana LOL
XxTeamwolfRulesxX (4 days ago)
Dhruv Bhatnagar (5 days ago)
You were completely wrong !
Apocalypse Gaming (7 days ago)
now how does primal tie in?
TeleDang (7 days ago)
We have one solid piece of evidence, Hurk. Ok maybe we have a few more...
Bazinga (8 days ago)
Ayyyy Hurk is in far cry 5!
DanYU (9 days ago)
Maby those are connected with families and friends from the antigonists and protagonists
connor jacoby (9 days ago)
Do you think Jason has a brother named Ajay?
The 1st Focus Podcast (12 days ago)
Ehh don't listen to the naysayers, you might still be on to something. Not only is Hurk in Far Cry 5, but at his house (or, his dad's house) there are boxes stackes outside and each stack of boxes has the previous locations from each game written on them, insisting Hurk is getting explosives sent to him from someone in those previous games. On top of that, Hurk says he "recognizes" you. A bit weird to add that we are never told what our character's name is other than "the deputy" or "rook" (for rookie deputy). You're character also NEVER speaks. Why can't we hear his voice this time around? Also, no character named Jack or Jackal, but our three main enemies who are men are named Joseph, John and Jacob. Is there a bigger picture involving the letter 'J' that we're missing??
Awais Shaheen (18 days ago)
vas is the best bad guy in farcry series
Plamen Peev (19 days ago)
they are connected only by one thing...... psychopaths
Petrovicc (21 days ago)
didn't Longinus said that he was shot in the hed or som' like that
Shoot2kill Only (21 days ago)
Whos here when *Far Cry 5* Already came out
96hatt (22 days ago)
Where is the farcry 5 connection video!??
VEGETARIAN LION (23 days ago)
great brother great
Nikkizzz (24 days ago)
But the original far cry 1 sets in 2025. This would fuck up the continuity. Do you know what would also fuck up that? Allout nuclear war in 2018 and no hint of it 7 years later
ImAZestyZach (27 days ago)
Anonomus Asasun (29 days ago)
Oh were you so rong
Warsaw 1047 (1 month ago)
It be awkward if they were not connected since hurk and willis constantly show up even some references to the past games
SixKiller (1 month ago)
does anyone think the jackal from far cry 2 and paul de pleur from far cry 4 look alike or are the same person. and far cry 5 was in montana so i want to see it go back to Africa and see the same type of gameplay as far cry 2.
So funny watching this video after far cry 5's release
ITS ME KILLS (1 month ago)
Now looking like this it’s a lode of rubbish considering far 5 was in America
Dominik Prvonožec (1 month ago)
There is an evidence that proves 100% Longinus is Kouassi At the second mission for him he says that he took a bullet to the head at goka falls and survived(location in far cry 2 where you kill kouassi)
Polly the Bird (1 month ago)
The Vietnam and zombie setting in the survey are dlcs for far cry 5
Sir Jedsalot (1 month ago)
Michelle Dafinis (1 month ago)
Perue south America so far cry 5 is in perue hope county in the game it has the American flag so thats why i think all far cys link together
De Ante (1 month ago)
My favorite is far cry 2 they need to make games like that guns jam unexpectedly dislocated shoulder got to love the series.
Hyena-Gaming (1 month ago)
And the hurk family is in far cry 5
Hyena-Gaming (1 month ago)
In far cry 5 there is a cia agent
far cry primal tho
Joey Ford (2 months ago)
I would love an advised version of this video with everything from the new Far Cry 5
Kharmir (2 months ago)
farcry 5 really helps this theory with hurks boxes and the picture of vaas in a burned down house as well as willis talking about the jackal
Maxamiliano N1 (2 months ago)
Canyon Marson (2 months ago)
NEW: Far Cry 5 Far Cry Primal <--------- Actually it isn't new.
TC Tarik (2 months ago)
9:28 "My work here is done and now The Lord is calling me elswhere." The Lord as in The Father Joseph from Far Cry 5? Damn
noah lavin (2 months ago)
not pequod (2 months ago)
My theory is that it starts with farcry blood dragon where nuclear war destroys the world and then continues till primal because of the blood dragon hidden in it and farcry 5 is going to restart it in a never ending loop where nuclear war starts the world gets destroyed and restarts then destroys itself again forever Good thing we don't live in that timeline right Right
Daniel Justin (2 months ago)
After watching this video i think Jackal is the real mastermind behind all of this conflict, also I agree with you Jackal and Jack are so similiar. I think Jackal planning all of is this since in Far Cry 2 he said "one one can kill me" in the first Far Cry game (Far Cry 1) Jack use an antitode thing i forgot what that is.
justin Robertson (2 months ago)
now in 2018 we know farcry 5 is in hope county, montana. so where is the jackel.
Hunter Sinclair (2 months ago)
In #3 the guy who gives you the wing suit is the same guy you help at the air port in #4
星爆唐氏症 (2 months ago)
The setting on the survey is the Far cry 5 dlc? A Far Cry game in a futuristic, sci-fi setting on another planet A Far Cry game set in the Vietnam war during the 1960s A Far Cry game that is set during a zombie outbreak
Chris Hansen (20 days ago)
Fuck all 3 of those
Corbin Weinmann (2 months ago)
in far cry 5 the guy with glasses from far cry 2 is back
Vexman Hex (2 months ago)
Cole Walton (2 months ago)
Willis kind of confirms it... but i'll let him ramble on with the Jackal theory.
Its Ya boi (1 month ago)
Cole Walton willis is asshole because he betrayed ajey and Jason in far cry 5
Well, I would have preferred Peru over Montana any day.
COMMUNISTPANDAZ 333 (2 months ago)
Jacks instincts are evolving allowing him to shape change now hes Joseph seed
Guardian Triple Damage (2 months ago)
I´ll just tear this apart, okay? FC1 takes place in 2025. The others take place today.
No Life (2 months ago)
Wait hurk was in far cry 3 and 4 now 5
Its Ya boi (1 month ago)
No Life and primal
wolfy gamer (2 months ago)
Far cry remastered anyone
Isaac Nelson (2 months ago)
holy shit
Kirby Dizon (2 months ago)
The jackal and carver ages are different!
Jahanzeb Arshed (2 months ago)
9:35 "There are still many sins for me to atone for"........OMG farcry 5 reference way back in 2014..
Leaf Blitz (2 months ago)
They’re connected if each game has the guy who ate his own shit in Far Cry Primal.
Lil Kek (2 months ago)
Sorry, but I don't think the Jackal is still alive, he said to stop the war everyone involved must die. And you know that you can get Malaria Pills from every enemy.
Youko Gaming (2 months ago)
Did you say Hurke who was in Far Cry 5
RipjawPlaysGames (2 months ago)
Willis and Hirk are both in Far Cry 4. Connection?
RipjawPlaysGames (2 months ago)
Aluminum Llama (3 months ago)
Im from the future.
Michael Brooks (3 months ago)
Weeeelllll it's in ameeerica
Super British Cheese (3 months ago)
Well you were close
Pezzgaming (3 months ago)
Tristan Cline (3 months ago)
Dude it’s all connected
tanu chanda (3 months ago)
U missed something....Theres a Misson in Fc3 named Medusas call.....Whics a Crashed ship on shores of Rook island....Nd..medus is name of jacks ship
joel 56 (3 months ago)
Hurk can be found among them
markusrosso (3 months ago)
How do the genetic experiments from Far Cry 1 connect with the rest of the series?
Dark Dylan79 (3 months ago)
Far cry 5 is set in Montana in a place called hope county
ThonotosassaBoy (3 months ago)
Time to add in 5
perfectshot 123 (3 months ago)
Hope county lol
Reid VanIddekinge (3 months ago)
The setting is in Montana
Crazy Frog Lady (3 months ago)
Ginger Roberson (3 months ago)
Aj is jason son
William Poole (3 months ago)
3:30 Ok I'm killing the refugees regardless, have you guys seen what has happened to Europe?
Bowtie Blake (3 months ago)
i’ve just watched this & Far Cry 5 has been out for awhile now. Longinus @9:30 said “they’re are many sins to atone for”. The Seeds are all about atoning Sins or whatever, but how did they get all of their guns? Longinus! he was the arms dealer of Far Cry 4. so does this mean the only way the Far Cry Series is connected is by Arms Dealers?
William Reed (3 months ago)
“Far cry 5 is in Peru, I’ve played the game and it looks more, montanaish
Euan Maclachlan (3 months ago)
He wrong It’s in USA P.S who’s here after far cry 5
TheNewMang (3 months ago)
The 3th. And 4th are connected bc willis is in both in 3th he helps you BUT in the 4th he a BIG D___ he betrays you
Dharmavid Francis (3 months ago)
I know that that agency guy, Willis, is in at least 3 of the games 3, 4 & 5
The real only thing tying them together is Hurk.
DeadSlayerX Gaming (3 months ago)
"sins to atone for" ..... - Joseph Seed Farcry 5...
Joseph Kemp (3 months ago)
His last line has more ti relate to far cry 5 than you thought
stuffinator4000 (3 months ago)
I don't think they are the same person, but the Jackal and Jason's brother from far cry 3 look very similar, have similar voices, and boast military backgrounds.
David Richardson (3 months ago)
B.J. Davis (3 months ago)
And how supplied the Peggie’s in FC5 the jacket or loungines
PUBG Mobile (3 months ago)
Well fc5 is about religion as logonus
PUBG Mobile (3 months ago)
Fc5 is here!!!!
EVENTHOR (3 months ago)
well we got Montana.......
Scorpion (3 months ago)
Okay I was just playing Far Cry 4, and did a mission for Longinus. He showed the Blood Diamonds, then said it meant that the weapon shipment to The Golden Path was coming. He also says he got shot in the head(Far Cry2, and was saved(Far Cry 2). You mentioned him getting saved, but he also said he was baptised in the Goka Falls, a location in Far Cry 2.
Scorpion (3 months ago)
Nope, it’s in ‘MURICA!
Shale (3 months ago)
Seiksi Vegan (3 months ago)
Colby Peck (3 months ago)
Now that ive played far cry 5 the "i have many sins to atone for" caught me .
Lisseth Eunice Calderon (3 months ago)
Or it could be different religious or nations
Twoguns 887 (3 months ago)
But they never knew far cry 5 was in Montana
HakerMan (3 months ago)
I’m posting this after far cry 5 came out; he said something about the lord calling him as we now know John seed rambles on about atonement of sins and such so my theory is that Jerome(the priest in falls end) is somehow linked with the priest that saved the arms dealer
lane guy (3 months ago)
well you were wrong about far cry 5
Bame Bond21 (3 months ago)
It is in Montana hope county
You can dress up as pagin min in far cry 5. Don’t know if that means anything. But still.
LOGAN LOOKER (3 months ago)
The pills in the house are a random spawn

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