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Starting a new game in Far Cry 5

If you want to start the game from the beginning, you can simply click New Game in the game's main menu: 
 
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However, this will overwrite your current progress. Far Cry 5 has one save slot available and your new game will autosave any progress you make into it.

If you decide to restart, the following will reset: 

•  Story progress
•  Non-Premium items that you unlocked
•  Arcade progress

However, your new savegame will retain: 

•  Silver Bars
•  Items purchased with Silver Bars
•  Live Event rewards
•  Ubisoft Connect rewards
•  Additional content such as ULCs you unlocked

If you'd like to keep the progress from your previous game, we recommend that you make a backup of your save data in a different location before you start a new game. 

To backup your savegame:

PC
 
•  Open the savegame directory
•  Select the file and copy it into a different location, for example on your desktop.
 
PS4
•  Refer to Sony's guide on backing up your save game on a USB stick.
 
 
If you have any other questions, please get in touch.

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