Today, Ubisoft officially unveiled Ghost Recon Breakpoint. The game is a story-driven co-op adventure which also pushes the boundaries of storytelling. Many fans thought that Ghost Recon Breakpoint would be an expansion for Ghost Recon Wildlands, but it's an entirely new experience. The title is designed to push you further than you've ever gone in a Ghost Recon game. Instead of the usual organization and certainty of your actions, you're being hunted by a powerful enemy and thrown onto a dangerous Pacific island.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint should be considered an evolution of Ghost Recon Wildlands because it maintains the open-world design, but adds new survival mechanics on top of that. Additionally, the title now features even more loot like The Division 2. However, the star of the show has to be the addition of raids. Unlike its predecessor, you'll have to work with a team of players to defeat mammoth foes in dangerous locations. At the preview event, Ubisoft showcased a video of the endgame which will be accessible after launch. In it, we saw a team of operatives face off against giant tank drones in poisonious factories and even inside a volcano.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint can be played on your own, but the raids are co-op experiences. You'll need a team who you communicate with well in order to conquer these challenges. Luckily, by the time you reach the endgame, you should've earned powerful loot that will make this attainable. The gameplay is taking a lot of cues from The Division 2. However, unlike The Division 2, Ghost Recon Breakpoint needs to present a compelling story to be successful.
The game should launch on October 4, starting at $60. It's going to be Xbox One X Enhanced because the team told us it runs at "upscaled 4K and 30 frames per second on PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X." As with any Ubisoft title, there will be a multitude of editions, including a Ubisoft Store exclusive collector's edition which appears to feature the villain. So far, we only know that the game is launching on Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4. However, a Google Stadia version is possible.
A deadly island
A covert operations shooter
Ghost Recon Breakpoint is a military shooter set in a diverse and hostile open world. The game can be played solo or with up to four players. You'll discover Auroa, a mysterious island where the most technically advanced facilities meet untamed nature. It houses the headquarters of Skell Technology, which has fallen into the wrong hands. It's up to you to liberate the area.
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