Ubisoft officially announces Ghost Recon Breakpoint
is what they teased for today's
. They are already committed to a release date, saying this new
installment in their military shooter series will come to PCs and consoles on
October 4th. They also reveal this will once again feature actor Jon Bernthal,
who joined the series in a recent
for Ghost Recon Wildlands. The news is illustrated by a pair of
videos, a standard announcement
as well as a
gameplay walkthrough video
. There's a lot to unpack in the announcement, as
they unveil plans for four different editions, a standalone collectible, a year
one pass, and new endgame raids. Here's word:
Today Ubisoft announced Tom
Clancy’s Ghost Recon© Breakpoint, the latest installment in the Tom Clancy’s
Ghost Recon franchise, will be available October 4 on the PlayStation®4 computer
entertainment system, Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, and
Windows PC. After successfully rebooting the Ghost Recon formula with Tom
Clancy's Ghost Recon® Wildlands, Ubisoft Paris* has created an entirely new
adventure, putting players back in the boots of the Ghosts, an Elite US Special
Operations Unit. But this time they are stranded behind enemy lines, facing
their toughest enemy to date.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint is a military shooter set in a diverse and
hostile open world entirely playable solo or in up to four-player co-op. Players
will discover Auroa, a mysterious island where the most technically advanced
facilities meet wild and untamed nature. Home to drone creators, tech giant
Skell Technology, Auroa has fallen into the wrong hands and all contact has been
The Wolves, a lethal ex–US Military unit of former Ghosts gone rogue, have taken
over the island. Led by Nomad’s ex-brother-in-arms, Lt. Colonel Cole D. Walker,
portrayed by Jon Bernthal, they have reprogrammed Skell’s drones into killing
machines and are ready to use them, no matter the casualties. Nomad and the
Ghosts are sent in on a recon mission, but their helicopters are shot down.
Injured, without support, and hunted down, players will live an intense military
experience as they fight to survive, take down the Wolves and regain control of
Steep slopes, accumulating injuries, and fatigue are new challenges for players
to tackle as they test their survival skills in the varied terrains of Auroa. To
overcome adversity, players will enjoy total freedom to accomplish their
missions and have plenty of tactical options and tools at their disposal,
including a set of new military features. They will be able to carry enemies and
teammates’ bodies, blend into their environment with prone camo and set up camp
with teammates in the bivouac to manage equipment, change classes, and fine-tune
They will also be able to choose among thousands of customization combinations
to create their perfect Ghost, and keep their character and progression through
the game in both the main campaign and Player-versus-player (PvP), available at
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint will include a robust post-launch content
support plan, with regular updates after launch. New story arcs, classes and
features will be continuously added, and for the first time in a Ghost Recon
game, a new type of endgame content: raids.
Additionally, Ubisoft announced the Gold, Ultimate and Wolves Collector’s
Edition** of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint as well as the standalone
Ubicollectibles® figurine of Nomad:
- The Gold Edition will include the base game and
the Year 1 Pass.
- The Ultimate Edition will include the base game,
the Year 1 Pass and the Ultimate Pack.
- The Wolves Collector Edition will include the base
game, the Year 1 Pass, the Ultimate Pack, a Ubicollectibles® high-end
figurine of Lt. Colonel Cole D. Walker, a Steelbook®, exclusive lithographs,
Walker’s dog tag, a waterproof map of Auroa as well as the soundtrack.
- The standalone Ubicollectibles figurine of Nomad
is available for preorder on the Ubisoft store.
Fans who purchase the Gold, Ultimate, or Collector’s Edition will have access
to the game up to three days early. Fans who pre-order*** Tom Clancy’s Ghost
Recon Breakpoint will receive access to the Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint
Beta closer to launch, as well as the Sentinel Corp. pack which includes
*In collaboration with Ubisoft Bucharest, Montpellier, Bordeaux, Odessa, Kiev,
Belgrade and Milan studios.
**Final content and release dates subject to change. Some features may not be
available at launch. Content may be available for purchase and/or as giveaway(s)
separately at Ubisoft’s sole discretion at any time.
***Available at participating retailers.