Far Cry New Dawn

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Far Cry New Dawn
Far Cry New Dawn cover
Ubisoft Montreal
Release dates
Windows February 15, 2019
Far Cry New Dawn at Wikipedia
Far Cry
Far Cry 2004
Far Cry 2 2008
Far Cry 3 2012
Far Cry 3 - Blood Dragon 2013
Far Cry 4 2014
Far Cry Primal 2016
Far Cry 5 2018
Far Cry New Dawn 2019

General information

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All versions require Uplay, Denuvo Anti-Tamper, and VMProtect DRM.[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Far Cry New Dawn\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/939960/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Uplay-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\5210\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/939960/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video Settings
Video Settings
Advanced Video Settings
Advanced Video Settings
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Recognises bezel correction, HUD is optimised for multi-monitor configuration. Quest info is on top left monitor.
Cutscenes are 16:9 pillarboxed. Use the cutscenes fix.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
FOV can be changed in-game (60 to 120 FOV). If you are running multi-monitor configuration, it becomes greyed out. See Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Texture filtering
Anti-aliasing (AA)
SMAA or TAA, not configurable. TAA disabled on SLI.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
On/Off only
Includes framerate lock and adaptive resolution.
Includes built-in benchmarking tool.
Weapon model and aiming reticle can be in the standard centre position or a lowered position.
Every HUD element can be individually disabled.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Change FOV
  1. Download FCND_Unlock_FOV which enables FOV slider in multi-monitor configurations.

Input settings[edit]

Controller Settings
Controller Settings
Mouse Input Settings
Mouse Input Settings
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Single key binds
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Each sensitivity (e.g. Look or ADS) in separate tabs.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Configurable for Look, Wingsuit, and Helicopter
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Works by swapping buttons e.g. the action of A becomes the action of B and vice versa.
Controller sensitivity
Individual sensitivities configurable
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Gamepad section in options displays DS4 diagram
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes unknown
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Multiple controllers can be connected and switched between with a press
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Prompts will be for the last used device, switching frequently

Audio settings[edit]

Audio Settings
Audio Settings
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music on/off, voice chat variable.
Surround sound
Tested with 7.1 Surround Headset
Optional name prefix. Very verbose in describing audio, e.g. "(Bashing head with motorcycle helmet)".
Closed captions
Customisable opacity and size.
Mute on focus lost
Includes "streamer mode" which disables copyrighted music from playing.
Subtitle settings are not currently saved between sessions due to a bug.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 2400 3.1 GHz
AMD FX 6350 3.9 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 670
AMD Radeon R9 270X
2 GB of VRAM
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0c compatible


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/939960/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (939960) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.