'Far Cry 5' Friendly Fire Live Event Guide: How to Get the MP34 and Rye & Sons Outfit Awards

The latest Far Cry 5 live event, Friendly Fire, has begun. If you want to take part, grab a random passerby and hire them to be your bodyguard. The event launched Tuesday, May 22 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.

The Friendly Fire live event in Far Cry 5 is now active, go hire yourself some allies and get started Ubisoft

Far Cry 5 Live Event Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Friendly Fire Event

The latest Far Cry 5 event includes both a personal goal and a community goal which must be completed by May 29. The event requires players to command Guns For Hire to take out cultists. This means you will have to say goodbye to Cheeseburger for the week as you rack up kills with random strangers. Unlock the Leadership skill if you haven't already, as it allows you to have two Guns For Hire active at once.

Far Cry 5 Friendly Fire Live Event Personal Goals & Rewards: How to Get the Rye & Sons MP34

The rewards for the Friendly Fire live event in Far Cry 5 Ubisoft

As with the previous events, there are two separate reward pools players work towards in the Friendly Fire event. The first is a set of personal goals you will complete alone. To unlock these rewards, have a Guns For Hire kill a cultist. Tag enemies with your binoculars, then use left and right on the D-pad to command a Guns Fire Hire to go in for a kill.

  • Have Guns For Hire kill 5 enemies - 100XP and 50 Silver Bars
  • Have Guns For Hire kill 10 enemies - 100XP and Rye & Sons MP34

Far Cry 5 Friendly Fire Live Event Community Goals & Rewards: How to Get the Rye & Sons Outfit

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 29 to receive the group rewards:

  • Have Guns For Hire kill 50,000 enemies - 100XP and 50 Silver Bars
  • Have Guns For Hire kill 100,000 enemies - 100XP and "Rye & Sons" Outfit

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

How to Sign Up For Far Cry 5 Friendly Fire 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 ready to work with Guns For Hire in Far Cry 5? What do you think next week's event will include? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.