Gus Fring from “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul” will star in a video game: Far Cry 6

The video game industry does not stop incorporating actors. After last year CD Projekt will reveal Keanu Reeves in Cyberpunk 2077, or Ubisoft to Jon Bernthal (The Punisher and The walking dead) in Ghost Recon Breakpoint, now it’s the turn of an actor who is in the hearts of fans of Breaking Bad: Giancarlo Esposito will be the protagonist of Far Cry 6. OR Gus Fring.

The actor, who also had a fundamental role in The Mandalorian, the series inspired by the universe Star warsIt will thus be part of the sixth installment of a saga that had its ups and downs. And the information was released by a leak from the Playstation Store that has already traveled around the world.

It is supposed to be one of the announcements for next Sunday, when the Ubisoft Forward, an event with announcements from the French company.

The information was already going around like a rumor, and an image captured on the Playstation Store went viral during this week. Within two hours or so, Ubisoft released the little teaser with Giancarlo Esposito in-game:

Yara, the tropical land where Esposito is a dictator

Far Cry 6 has a release date for the February 18, 2021 And, as several companies have been doing, you will have an upgrade from PS4 to PS5 at no extra cost. The same as Unisoft already announced with Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (the delivery that will be located on the Viking stage).

Welcome to Yara, a tropical paradise frozen in time


“As Yara’s dictator, Anton Castillo tries to restore glory of his nation at all costs, with his son, Diego, following his bloody steps. His ruthless oppression started a revolution “: with this argument, the game places us again in the tropics. Under the orbit of a dictator.

In the game we will handle Dani Rojas, a Yara local that became a guerilla fighter ready to liberate the country, which confirms Anton – Esposito’s role – as the antagonist of the story.

Far Cry 6. (Ubisoft)

Far Cry 6. (Ubisoft)

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“Fight against Anton’s troops on the largest Far Cry site to date, with jungles, beaches and Esperanza, Yara’s capital. We will be able to use makeshift weapons, vehicles and Friends, the new Far Cry ‘Fangs for Hire’ 5 with which to end the dictator’s tyranny ”, they add from Ubisoft.

The antecedent: “Nacho Vargas”, also from the Breaking Bad universe

Far Cry 3, with Michael Mando.  (Ubisoft)

Far Cry 3, with Michael Mando. (Ubisoft)

It is not the first time that Far Cry uses actors. In fact, in the third installment of the game was Micahel Mando, who coincidentally also has a role in Breaking Bad: Nacho Vargas.

In the game he plays Vaas Montenegro, the antagonist.

On the other hand, in the gamer environment it was already known that Far Cry 6 would move away from the setting of Far Cry 5, in the United States, and that it would return to exotic landscapes as in previous installments.

“I don’t want to ruin Ubisoft’s plans by giving all the information, but I can say with certainty that those who didn’t enjoy the North American setting of Far Cry 5 are going to find this game more interesting when it is officially announced during the Ubisoft Forward on July 12” , wrote the Gamereactor media. Which is not a minor fact, being that the fifth installment of the saga It was very resisted by fans.

Ubisoft Forward, next Sunday

Ubisoft Forward.  (Ubisoft)

Ubisoft Forward. (Ubisoft)

Ubisoft Forward takes place on Sunday, July 12 at 16 hours from Argentina and will present the next news from the company for the coming months.

The presence of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Watch Dogs Legion, the battle royale Hyper Scape. And it is speculated with Gods & Monsters, Rainbow Six Quarantine, Roller Champions, Skull & Bones or Beyond Good & Evil 2.


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