Far Cry 5 – Free Weekend

Posted on 04 Aug 2021

Open world shooter Far Cry 5 is going to be free to play from 5-9 August 2021 for PC and consoles, including Stadia. PC Players can find the game both on uPlay and Epic. If you’re looking for something to fill a couple of days with cultist blasting fun, you can’t really go wrong with this one and we’re going to leave the Ballad of Clutch Nixon above to convince you. Check out the press release below for info on exact start times for the free play period.

Official Press Release


Pre-Load Available Now, Discounts Up to 85 Percent Off on Select Platforms

LONDON, UK – 3rd August, 2021 – Today, Ubisoft® announced that Far Cry 5 will be available to play for free from 5th – 9th August on Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Stadia, Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on Windows PC. Players will have access to the entire game in solo and two-player co-op.

New players will be able to pre-load the game starting from today, and will be able to access the Free Weekend during the following times per platform:

  • PC via Ubisoft Store: 5th August at 2pm BST
  • PC via Epic Games Store: 5th August at 6pm BST
  • PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4: 5th August at 8.01am BST
  • Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One: 5th August at 8:01am BST
  • Stadia: 5th August at 6pm BST

Players who want to continue their fight against The Father in Far Cry 5 will get to keep their game progression and enjoy discounts up to 85% off on the game and Season Pass during the Free Weekend.

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