A brand new Ghost Recon title has been revealed at the Ghost Recon 20th Anniversary Showcase.
Ubisoft have recently announced brand new title, Ghost Recon Frontline at the recent 20th Anniversary Showcase. The title is set to be a huge free-to-play experience for over 100 players and is being developed by Ubisoft Bucharest who have previously worked on Ghost Recon Wildlands and Ghost Recon Breakpoint.
However with Ghost Recon Frontline, players are in store for a PvP first-person military experience as they explore Drakemoor island, it will be an open world that is packed to the brim with a host of different biomes and landmarks.
Players will have access to a huge selection of tactical support tools which will assist in gameplay throughout a multitude of different game modes.
There are a number of modes that will feature in the game, one of which has caught the eye of many is Expedition, which is the game’s flagship mode. Expedition will give players a fresh look at the battle royale which can accommodate over 100 players divided into teams of 3.
The teams will need to come together in order to complete different tasks across the map, players will then need to head to a drop zone and call for an extraction once these tasks have been completed.
There will also be an advanced class system featured in the game, which will give players the ability to upgrade and personalise each contractor to see what works best for them. There will be a total of three different classes of contractors which will be accessible during the first test, with more planned to become available after launch.
Creative director, Bogdan Brindinel said “We can’t wait to see players’ reactions during the first test of Ghost Recon Frontline”.
“We will be working hard to adjust the game accordingly throughout the several live phases planned before launch, as we want to deliver the most polished and entertaining experience possible for players”.
Backlash from fans quickly grew online as the trailer for the game received over 9.3k dislikes and only 2.7k likes at the time of writing. Fans have accused Ubisoft of trying to quickly cash in on Warzones success by ripping off the game and using the Ghost Recon franchise to attract fans
YouTube user Yphrum666 commented on the trailer saying:
Ubisoft: “So, you guys like Warzone?”
Fans: “Not really”
Ubisoft: “Ok anyway, here’s basically Warzone!”
Others have asked Ubisoft to stop making free-to-play games riddled with microtransactions and instead focus on “an authentic, single player, Military-espionage Tom Clancy game?”.
The first closed test for Ghost Recon Frontline is due to take place on October 14 and run through until October 14, however will only be available to players in Europe.
Ghost Recon Frontline will be coming to PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, Stadia, Luna and Windows PC via Ubisoft Connect.
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