Bargains for Under $25 HP Envy 34 All-in-One PC Review Best Fitbits T-Mobile Data Breach Settlement ExpressVPN Review Best Buy Anniversary Sale Healthy Meal Delivery Orville 'Out Star Treks' Star Trek
Want CNET to notify you of price drops and the latest stories?
No, thank you
Accept

Far Cry 5 trailer brings the fight to disenfranchised America

Ubisoft takes its shooter franchise to a small fictional town in Montana.

screen-shot-2017-05-26-at-10-42-56-am.png
A screen shot from the announcement trailer.
Screenshot by Andrew Gebhart/CNET

The first trailer for Far Cry 5 feels oddly prescient. The latest entry in the open-world shooter franchise by Ubisoft takes place in a fictional area of Montana called Hope County. In it, you're fighting a cult of disenfranchised, hyper-religious Americans who turn to violence.

"My children, I'm here to tell you that suffering is a choice." The cult leader calmly bestows these words upon his faithful as the game shows the scenery you'll be exploring. The announcement trailer finishes with a few action-packed sequences showing off the series' trademark shooting.

You'll be tasked with freeing the town from the grip of the cult. Check out the trailer below. Far Cry 5 is due out on February 27, 2018 for the PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Now playing: Watch this: Far Cry 5 trailer: Bringing the fight to America
1:55