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YouTuber Louay Khemiri pieced together a side-by-side comparison of Far Cry 5 and Far Cry New Dawn’s shared backdrops. The lush meadows and dense woodlands of Far Cry 5 have been meticulously replaced with barren wastelands and ashen color palettes. In more open areas, the neon-pink flowers and glimmering sky-auroras of New Dawn add a psychedelic element as opposed to 5’s organic greens and blues. Additionally, New Dawn features shrubbery overgrowth as a side-effect of society’s prophesied decline.
For a more in-depth look at Far Cry’s latest installment, read our review here.