Far Cry 6 is Coming in February 2021, Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito Will Play the Villain

July 13, 2020
NEWS
PS4
Also on: PC, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X

Far Cry 6 is coming in February 2021 and Gus Fring is the bad guy.

Giancarlo Esposito, the actor behind Breaking Bad’s menacing, chicken-selling drug baron and The Mandalorian’s Moff Gideon, will take on the lead villain role in the new game which will release on February 18th 2021.

Initially revealed following a leak last week, the proper reveal came on Sunday from Ubisoft as a part of the first Ubisoft Forward event. No gameplay has been revealed at present. However, we do have a cutscene from the game to look over.


Esposito plays “El Presidente” Anton Castillo and delivers a looming performance in this first clip. A powerful monologue to his son Diego gives us a good idea about who this man is whilst the protests and riots outside his home show the fictional island of Yara show a country on the brink.

This is all we know so far, other than the game will launch on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and PC on February 18th 2021.

Are you excited to see the sixth game in the Far Cry series? How did you feel about Giancarlo Esposito’s performance? Let us know in the comments!

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Ant Barlow

Started with the PlayStation, now I'm here... with a PlayStation. Once skipped school to play the Metal Gear Solid demo repeatedly. I love stories big and small. Trophy hunter. Recent VR convert. Probably a hipster.