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Far Cry 6 - Official Review Thread

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On the title screen it will say "HD pack" in the upper left if you've got it installed, did you check?
Where? I do not have it and it is not installed
 
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Guys/Gals go to Lola and do her missions and get the best guns in the game.

She sells overclocked weapons that have 6 mod slots and 1 overclocked mod slot that can be upgraded.

Fuck these unique collectable weapons you find in chests dotted around the world. They don't hold a candle to black market stuff from Lola. She will reward you with Moneda so you can use that to buy industrial circuits which you will need for your mod slots.

I think the weapons she have for sale changes each week. Just waiting for her to drop a black market LMG.
 
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It is no masterpiece but this game is actually fun and as somebody who would live in the islands if I could I enjoy the location. It's the gaming version of eating at a good chain restaurant.
 

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Lol bro one of the missions had the enemies respawning constantly to the point where I just went 'fuck it' and started running around with sirens blaring and cunts shooting at me but I just didn't care. I just did the mission to get it over and done with.
Couldn't be arsed to waste any more fucking ammo 🤣
It’s funny because I have done all missions guns blazing and have not had the respawn issue. Maybe it only happens if you are trying to be stealthy. This game is so much more fun when you adopt mayhem as your strategy. Do not recommend stealth.
 
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Ammo is...odd? So I have a rifle modded to uses armor piercing and a assault rifle modded to use soft body yet they end up using the same ammo so I'm constantly out, dafuq?
 

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There was a funny little easter egg when you finally get access to a boat to leave Yara. If you take the boat and ride past the island you get a secret ending with the main character in Miami. Reminds me of the secret ending in Farcry 4 when you just wait for the villain to return.
 

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Some random Far Cry 6 things:

1. Got stuttering? Try this fix:

- Open My documents > Open Folder My Games
- Open Folder Far Cry 4
- Open the GamerProfile.xml file with Notepad

- Change this setting; (Press CTRL+F to open the search function)

DisableLoadingMip0 = "0"

to

DisableLoadingMip0 = "1"

2. Tired of getting shot down by anti-aircraft guns? Then grab a chopper and fly low and you won't be shot down.
 
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Yeah, the AI spawning is totally broken. Clearing any base bigger than a checkpoint causes constant respawns, and it seems like they spawn as soon as they're off your minimap.
Glad it's not just me that noticed this. I tried to take a checkpoint but the game just threw wave upon wave of AI at me. Blow one tank up, another one appears 5 seconds later.
 

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Glad it's not just me that noticed this. I tried to take a checkpoint but the game just threw wave upon wave of AI at me. Blow one tank up, another one appears 5 seconds later.
You get in the chopper and fly around you can actually see the cars spawning in like Cyberpunk...its just breaks the immersion that the last game had imo
 
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It’s funny because I have done all missions guns blazing and have not had the respawn issue. Maybe it only happens if you are trying to be stealthy. This game is so much more fun when you adopt mayhem as your strategy. Do not recommend stealth.
No it happens mate.

The enemy just kept respawning out of mini map view and wandered over to my location not alerted to my presense or anything cause I took the stealthy approach to this mission and emptying my sniper rifle ammo.

I do stealth approach when I don't feel like alerting too many enemies to my position. Also you do get extra rewards for stealth. I go loud when there's a handful of enemies I can take out like at supply drops or checkpoints. Otherwise I'll try for the stealth just for the bonus stuff which I think are resources.
 
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Hendrick's

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No it happens mate.

The enemy just kept respawning out of mini map view and wandered over to my location not alerted to my presense or anything cause I took the stealthy approach to this mission and emptying my sniper rifle ammo.

I do stealth approach when I don't feel like alerting too many enemies to my position. Also you do get extra rewards for stealth. I go loud when there's a handful of enemies I can take out like at supply drops or checkpoints. Otherwise I'll try for the stealth just for the bonus stuff which I think are resources.
I like to poison snipe and let them kill themsleves, then run in with my shotgun and clean up.
 

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Some random Far Cry 6 things:

1. Got stuttering? Try this fix:

- Open My documents > Open Folder My Games
- Open Folder Far Cry 4
- Open the GamerProfile.xml file with Notepad

- Change this setting; (Press CTRL+F to open the search function)

DisableLoadingMip0 = "0"

to

DisableLoadingMip0 = "1"

2. Tired of getting shot down by anti-aircraft guns? Then grab a chopper and fly low and you won't be shot down.
its the same trick from farcry 4 , it lowers texture filtering quality
 
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I like to poison snipe and let them kill themsleves, then run in with my shotgun and clean up.
I like that but I find the poison very disappointing. I'm often waiting ages for the effect to take over. I've even tried the poison supremo and maybe I'm just impatient but I don't find I can wait for them to start blasting each other.

I just usually kill them when they're in that crazy state 😂
Endless twitching, foaming at the mouth, bobbing back and forth then POW! armor piercing round to the cranium 😂😂😂
 
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Played a bit of co-op today. Loading into a friend's match is super fast and fluid. Loot is shared and it's far less buggy than FC5 co-op was.

Also met Philly and got to Rank 5.
 

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It looks to be intentional but the respawn rate seems to be an oversight. In some missions you need to find stuff in an enemy base that you cannot capture, so dudes keep spawning and attacking you while you're in the search area. It's fine not all bases can be captured, but just delay the spawns with 30 minutes or so.
This is what is happening to me and I was thinking this game sucks, I almost gave it up on the weekend because of this. It's absolutely retarded.

Also the Helicopters are also retarded, like seriously this is really bad, I think I need to stop playing and wait until they patch this stuff because I'm getting really annoyed and it's becoming a horrible experience.
 
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The game is fantastic, love the supremos/resolver weapons, love the companions, love the characters (Juan Cortez is character of the year). Seems reviews docked points for Far Cry being Far Cry or because the woke brigade thought killing communists in "Cuba" = bad (but killing Christians in Montana A-OK). 60 FPS on console feels infinitely better, DualSense implementation is fantastic, this is a sandbox I'll be spending many hours in 👍.
 

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How do I upgrade my weapons with sights and stuff.. I have done loads of missions and understand I need gun powder but where is it? Am i missing it at checkpoints? I have not unlocked anything and have not found any. I played hours and hours and done a lot and still no gunpowder.
 

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How do I upgrade my weapons with sights and stuff.. I have done loads of missions and understand I need gun powder but where is it? Am i missing it at checkpoints? I have not unlocked anything and have not found any. I played hours and hours and done a lot and still no gunpowder.
You can find gunpowder at the road checkpoints and all sorts of bases, should be marked on the map once you're near and look for the big red box. Then to upgrade a weapon go to workbench and select weapon of your choice, click on a mod slot and you'll see options that are available.
 
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This is what is happening to me and I was thinking this game sucks, I almost gave it up on the weekend because of this. It's absolutely retarded.

Also the Helicopters are also retarded, like seriously this is really bad, I think I need to stop playing and wait until they patch this stuff because I'm getting really annoyed and it's becoming a horrible experience.

Use your Supremo on the helicopters.
 
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Where? I do not have it and it is not installed

I don't think the Xbox has a high res texture pack. My Series X doesn't show it either.
I hate the text to speech on that title screen "Press A to start" in a crappy robo voice. I have that stuff disabled grrr
 

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I’m having a lot of fun with this game. I particularly like some of the treasure puzzles; one puzzle involved a tow truck and electricity, which surprised me in its cunning. Just got the trophy for taking out a base without being spotted, which also pleased me greatly as it was a level 8 base. All in all, really good game. The only minor fly in the ointment is the occasional screen tear on PS5, but it isn’t enough to spoil the fun and I only really notice it when I am driving like a loon. Still, a visual patch or two would be appreciated.
 
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Certinty

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I'm not exactly feeling it a few hours in?

Everyone shat on Far Cry 5 but so far I've honestly preferred the setting, map and 'story' in that as it was far more unique so to speak. Map in 6 also seems far too big for its own good.
 

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I need to upgrade my CPU, Was getting around 65 FPS on my rig wasn't too impressed saying it's running off a 2700X a CPU from 2018 :|
 

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I need to remember this, I frequently forget I even have a Supremo power. Those choppers are tough, taking multiple RPG hits to take down, I'm wonder if a LMG with that explosive ammo would be a better option.
Yeah the rockets are a life saver sometimes - don’t forget you can also use the EMP Supremo power to disable tanks.
 
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I was surprised and impressed when a sniper enemy used smoke grenades to momentarily escape. I think he fucked himself over too, but at least he tried.
 

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Are you people playing this with HUD stuff disabled? I hate the enemy outlines and shit
 

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I wish Ubisoft would make immersion and simulation a focus again for this series, like it was in Far Cry 2.
Instead it looks like the next game is gonna be some online bullshit again.
 

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I don't think the Xbox has a high res texture pack. My Series X doesn't show it either.
I hate the text to speech on that title screen "Press A to start" in a crappy robo voice. I have that stuff disabled grrr
I think for Series X if your install size is in the 60GB range you already have it, if you install size is in the 40GB range you don't.
 

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As a confirmed Ubisoft hater I am surprised by how much I am enjoying this game. The female choice of the protagonist sort of looks like my wife as well who is Cuban.
 
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The game is fantastic, love the supremos/resolver weapons, love the companions, love the characters (Juan Cortez is character of the year). Seems reviews docked points for Far Cry being Far Cry or because the woke brigade thought killing communists in "Cuba" = bad (but killing Christians in Montana A-OK). 60 FPS on console feels infinitely better, DualSense implementation is fantastic, this is a sandbox I'll be spending many hours in 👍.
I know right. There's so much to do and so many places to explore. What I like is that resources to upgrade weapons are hard to come by and that's great. I like the fact that you can get the best weapons on the black market from Lola and that too requires some effort and the weapons change weekly so it gives you something to look forward to every week.

Kind of like Division 2 where the weapons vendors change their inventory on a weekly basis.

My only gripe: There are no loadout slots. With so many pieces of clothing offering different effects based on what playstyle you like, there should have been an option to save loadouts to your profile. Sometimes I feel like hunting, then I have to manually swap my gear out so I get bonus hunting perks. And sometimes I want to go loud so I don't need my stealth focused gear.
It's such a chore to swap gear pieces for various situations and I can't believe the developers have overlooked giving the user an option to save different loadouts.
 
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So far I'm really enjoying it. I can't quite put my finger on what it is, but I like the way this game "feels" compared to Farcry 5. There's definitely some annoying stuff, no manual saving (really?!), the gameplay mechanics feel pretty dated, it seems as if the AI knows where you are at all times despite being completely hidden out of view, but overall it's a good time.
 
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Loadouts would be huge, for sure.

Also anyone having trouble with choppers, invest in the Zeusito EMP resolver weapon ASAP. Knocks them out of the air in one hit.
I got an LMG with explosive rounds and have found choppers not too difficult to deal with.

Just waiting for a black market LMG to appear in Lola's store and then I'll grind for one of those. They should come with an overclocked mod slot which should allow a significant damage upgrade.

My White Lotus sniper rifle is now maxxed out and every single stat: handling, damage, velocity, accuracy etc. is sitting at almost max (about 90% out of 100).
I'm one shotting everything from captains to elite special forces and to make it even more overpowered I've equipped gear piece that increases damage to enemies below me. So I just make sure to air drop into an area, float down with my parachute and lay waste to everything. It's incredibly satisfying to land on solid ground and everything is dead already lol

Will try and upload pics of my maxxed out White Lotus later this evening. Also suprised there is no Far Cry 6 OT created yet.
 
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I don't think the Xbox has a high res texture pack. My Series X doesn't show it either.
I hate the text to speech on that title screen "Press A to start" in a crappy robo voice. I have that stuff disabled grrr


Not sure about the Series S, but the game asked if I wanted to upgrade when I installed on the X and it does indicate HD textures in the top corner. File size is sitting at 68.8gb atm.
 

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Are you people playing this with HUD stuff disabled? I hate the enemy outlines and shit

Well yes of course I play it without outlines, it's better for the immersion. For some reason all of that crap was disabled by default on my install.
 

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I stopped playing after FC4, is it any better? Main complaints were brain dead Ai and not enough variety in bases/enemies/map.
 

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If anyone beside me experience the same autosave stuttering on item pickup and entering a new location that plagued Far Cry 5 please let Ubi know. Maybe we can get them to change (if possible) how the save system works in this game.

Far Cry 6 1/2 second stutter | Ubisoft Forums

Here is a short video i recorded:

Far Cry 6 auto save stuttering - YouTube

Notice the stutter every time i pick something up and the save symbol on the top right of the screen.
 
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Woggleman

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I can't believe you heal but by taking a puff on a cigar and putting it out on your arm. This game is so over the top and I mean that in a good way. That being said it needs third person driving and flying.
 
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If anyone beside me experience the same autosave stuttering on item pickup and entering a new location that plagued Far Cry 5 please let Ubi know. Maybe we can get them to change (if possible) how the save system works in this game.

Far Cry 6 1/2 second stutter | Ubisoft Forums

Here is a short video i recorded:

Far Cry 6 auto save stuttering - YouTube

Notice the stutter every time i pick something up and the save symbol on the top right of the screen.
I think we all have it on PC but some people will say "no, not me check your PC you noob" just because they don't notice it, but it's here that's for sure because that's how the game is working on PC.
And I think the real responsible is Denuvo, operating a check every time an object is picked, the game save etc... coupled with a bad CPU optimization.