WATCH: Far Cry 5 release short prequel movie and it actually looks pretty terrifying 3 months ago

WATCH: Far Cry 5 release short prequel movie and it actually looks pretty terrifying

We guarantee this game will get a lot of people talking when it is released later this month.

The previous Far Cry games had players in foreign, usually third-world countries, attempting to bring down corrupt and violent gangs, sometimes with the help of a nearby tiger.

It was fun, but it was set far away, which made it far-from-relateable.

That does not apply to Far Cry 5, which brings the trouble to the front door of America, and the player takes control of a character in the Deep South, caught up in a small town that has been taken over by a powerful local cult - the kind of white-power cult that is already very much a prescient, topical problem in the States right now.

Which brings us to Inside Eden's Gate, a 30-minute short movie which is set before the events of the game, and follows a group of vloggers who are attempting to up the numbers on their YouTube channel by tackling more serious issues... which should also being ringing a bell for anyone who has been paying attention to the real world in the last few weeks.

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However, once they realise just how serious the situation actually is, they try to make a run for it, which is not as easy as it looks in a town that is completely under the cult's control.

Far Cry 5 will be released on PS4, XBox One and PC on Tuesday 27 March, and Far Cry 5: Inside Eden's Gate is available to watch on Amazon Prime right now.

Clip via Ubisoft US

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