'Far Cry 5' Arcade Noon Live Event Guide: How to Get Red Flag M9 and Other Live Event Awards

The sixth Far Cry 5 live event, Arcade Noon, has begun. If you want to take part all you have to do is play the Far Cry Arcade mode. The event launched Tuesday, May 8 at 12 p.m. EDT and continues for a full week. If you've heard about the challenge but aren't sure how to participate or meet community goals, we've put together a complete guide to everything you need to know.

Far Cry 5 Live Event Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Arcade Noon Event

The latest Far Cry 5 event includes both a personal goal and a community goal which must be completed by May 15. The event counts the minutes you spend playing Far Cry Arcade, so all you have to do is log time.

Far Cry 5 Arcade Noon Live Event Personal Goals & Rewards: How to Get the Red Flag M9

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The rewards available for participating in the Arcade Noon Live Event for Far Cry 5 Ubisoft

As with the previous events, there are two separate reward pools players work towards in the Arcade Noon event. The first is a set of personal goals which you complete alone. All you have to do to complete this week's personal event challenge is to play Far Cry Arcade.

  • Play Far Cry Arcade for 20 minutes - 100XP and 50 Silver Bars
  • Play Far Cry Arcade for 40 minutes - 100XP and Red Flag M9 weapon

Far Cry 5 Arcade Noon Live Event Community Goals & Rewards: How to Get the Marshall and Deputy Outfits

Live Events also feature community level rewards received by everyone if they reach specific goals. Here are the goals the community must reach by May 15 to receive the group rewards:

  • Play Far Cry Arcade for 500,000 minutes - 100XP and 50 Silver Bars
  • Play Far Cry Arcade for 1,000,000 minutes - 100XP and "Marshall" and "Deputy" Outfits

Note: You need to have signed up for the event to recieve rewards.

How to Sign Up For Far Cry 5 Arcade Noon Live Event: Do You Need a Season Pass?

Far Cry 5 Live Events are open to all players. Anyone can sign up, regardless of whether they have a season pass or not. To access the event, follow these steps:

  • Open your saved game.
  • Navigate to the in-game menu where you find your map, inventory and other important info.
  • Go to the tab for Online play and select Live Events.
  • You'll see information there about the current event and the objective. Once you accept the quest, you can go back to your game to complete it.

How Do I Know When the Personal and Community Goals Have Been Met?

Far Cry 5 's Live Events screen shows your personal goal progress and the community's progress. In the future, Ubisoft plans to bring more individual and community Live Events to the game. Make sure you are signed into your Ubisoft account to see your progress.

So what do you think? Are you excited to jump into Far Cry Arcade in Far Cry 5? What do you think next week's event will include? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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