Ghost Recon Breakpoint beta kicks off on September 5

What you need to know

  • The Ghost Recon Breakpoint beta will launch on September 5.
  • The beta will be open to anyone who preorders the game..
  • Ghost Recon Breakpoint is available to preorder now for $60 (opens in new tab).

If you were hoping to get some hands on time with Ghost Recon Breakpoint ahead of its launch, a date is now set for the game's beta test. Starting September 5, anyone who preorders Breakpoint will be able to take part in its beta, Ubisoft revealed at its E3 2019 press conference today.

Ghost Recon Breakpoint places players back into the boots of Ghosts, an elite military unit. You're stranded behind enemy lines on the island of Aurora, where you'll have to fight against a group of former ghosts led by a character played by The Punisher's Jon Bernthal. On the island, you'll be able to fight back solo or as part of a team made up of up to four players as you battle through an environment littered with a mixture of advanced technology and open wildlands.

The beta comes just a month before Ghost Recon Breakpoint's expected October 4 release. The game will be available across PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. If you want to take part, you can preorder Ghost Recon Breakpoint now for $60 (opens in new tab).

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