Ubisoft announces Tom Clancy’s XDefiant free-to-play shooter. While fans of Tom Clancy are required to wait till 2022 to get their hands on the Rainbow Six Extraction. Now it looks like Ubisoft happens to possess another Tom Clancy game ready to go anytime soon. Recently, Ubisoft announced Tom Clancy’s XDefiant. This is an interesting new free-to-play arena shooter that seems to possess a heavy focus on the customization of players.
Ubisoft Announces Free-to-Play Shooter Tom Clancy’s XDefiant
The development of this game is being led by Ubisoft San Francisco. And this is done with mark Rubin acting as the executive producer and Jason Schroeder as the creative director. In the reveal trailer launched today, Rubin and Schroeder talked about Tom Clancy’s XDefiant as “fast-paced firefights meets punk rock mosh pit.” They also stated that XDefiant will combine “realistic gunplay along with some personalized classes.”
Tom Clancy’s XDefiant Gameplay and Features
There would be four classes that you get to choose from, in the game they are known as factions. The wolves serve as the tanks, while the Cleaners are the assault faction. Echelon Players would further be acting as support. And outcasts will offer their teams with their healers.
Rubin and Schroeder today stated that XDefiant’s factions happen to be based on Maverick groups from the Tom Clancy franchise and that we would see more interesting classes getting added to the game with time. They also promised that a lot of attention has been given to how the weapons would look and feel right in the game.
Beta Test for Tom Clancy’s XDefiant
Essentially, XDefiant seems to be more like a return to more traditional FPS multiplayer games that happens to be among tons of battle royale titles. There happens to be a lot that we still do not know concerning the XDefiant. But it would not be so long now because we would discover more concerning Ubisoft that is about to begin the first beta test for the game.
The first Beta test would be taking place on August 5th. But it would only be made available to PC players that are located in the US and Canada. To add to PC, Tom Clancy’s XDefiant launch would be taking place on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. You would be able to register for the test via the XDefiant’s website, which would hopefully host more details concerning the game in the weeks to come.