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What’s on the Far Cry Timeline?


This timeline only includes the Far Cry games, and the few other pieces of media that are part of the Far Cry story. So far, that makes for a small timeline. However, there is a theory that the Far Cry games are part of a larger universe. Check out the Ubisoft Universe timeline for more on that. The story of Far Cry varies from game to game, though almost all of them are open-world games. There have been some spin-offs, but some have been repacked and repurposed. We include those collections on this timeline.

Where to Start?

The Far Cry games all stand alone, so there’s no designated place to start. You can start at the very beginning with the original Far Cry, or you can start at the chronological beginning with Far Cry Primal. Far Cry 4 is also a good place to start, since it’s the first game on current-gen consoles.

As always, if you liked this timeline, be sure to check out some of our others. And if you see something here that needs adding, deleting, or changing, be sure to let us know.

entries

ChronologicalSeriesBuyTitleTypeAuthorReleased

1

Far Cry

Game

Kevin Shortt

2016-02-23

28

Far Cry

Game

Alexis Nolent

2004-03-23

29

Far Cry

Game

2005-09-27

30

Far Cry

Game

Lucien Soulban

2013-04-30

31

Far Cry

Game

Armand Constantine
Patrick Redding
Susan O’Connor

2008-10-21

37

Far Cry

Game

Jeffrey Yohalem
Li Kuo
Lucien Soulban

2012-12-04

43

Far Cry

Game

Li Kuo
Lucien Soulban
Mark Thompson

2014-11-18

64

Far Cry

Novel

Urban Waite

2018-02-13

65

Far Cry

Game

Drew Holmes

2018-02-27

5 thoughts on “Far Cry Timeline

  1. Isn’t Far Cry 1 set in 2025? And isn’t Far Cry: Instincts Predator set in another timeline because Jack Carver has a different background in both games. Also why is Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon on the list? Isn’t it obvious that it’s set in an alternate timeline? And aren’t there two official tie-in novels for Far Cry 1 and 2. They are called Gottesdämmerung and Blutige Diamanten. Just wanted to say that.

  2. And aren’t there some short clips about Vaas from Far Cry 3 on YT? I just wanted to point that out. I’m sorry 😉

    1. I’ll get to it. But it’s not that simple. Changing the date on the first one will mean adjusting it for all the games that follow, and will require a lot more research. Also got to see how they fit with the rest of the Ubisoft universe.

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