Ghost Recon Breakpoint has officially received its latest update, Ubisoft announced yesterday. The news comes just months after the publisher’s disastrous experiment adding NFTs to the game, and as we’ve learned, the Paris studio is working on the next mainline entry in the Ghost Recon series, according to two sources familiar with its development.
“The last four months marked the release of our latest content: the all-new Operation Motherland mode, a slew of new items including iconic 20th Anniversary outfits and Quartz items for Ghost Recon Breakpoint,” that publisher wrote in his announcement of the game’s conclusion. “We will continue to maintain our servers for both Ghost Recon Wildland and Ghost Recon Breakpoint and we really hope that you will continue to enjoy the game and have fun playing alone or in co-op with your friends.”
The next Ghost Reconcodenamed OVER and originally leaked by Nvidiahas been in development for over a year and could arrive as early as fiscal 2023, according to sources igamesnews. Rather than teasing that project as part of the series’ 20th anniversary last year, however, Ubisoft revealed the development of Frontline of Ghost Reconanother free to play live service shooter that is strongly reminiscent of Call of Duty Warzone. fans were little enthusiasticand after negative feedback from an internal playtest earlier this year, igamesnews expects the project to undergo a reset and is unlikely to launch any time soon.
It was a steep climb for them Ghost Recon series for years. breakpoint was panned by fans and Sales expectations not met when it released in 2019, in part due to new loot-grind and survival mechanics that diluted the tactical shooter experience many came to the series for. Ubisoft’s Paris studio has spent the time since diligently overtake many systems of the game, add new content and try to win back fans.
The Ghost Recon The name had another big hit last December when Ubisoft launched its new blockchain initiative called quartz
With the end to breakpoint Updates is coming new radio silence for the NFT push. According to two sources familiar with Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovations Lab, the team behind Quartz has largely gone silent internally following the initial backlash over its controversial experiment.
“While we are rolling out the latest update of Ghost Recon Breakpoint No additional content will be added to the game,” said a Ubisoft spokesman igamesnews. “We’ll have more to share about Ubisoft Quartz at a later date.”
A Message on the Ubisoft Quartz website Thanks breakpoint Players who claimed the first NFTs. “You own part of the game and have left your mark on its history,” it reads.
In the meantime, the publisher is currently hiring for a set of new blockchain-related rolesincluding economists, content managers, and a producer to “coordinate with game teams and help them integrate Quartz.”
If some Ubisoft developers remain frustrated and confused by the company’s NFT push, neither are they all convinced of its myriad swings at replicating the live service success of Rainbow Six Siege (a mobile version was announced yesterday). Despite colorful Battle Royale HyperScape bombingThe company’s ongoing live service shooters include not only Frontline of Ghost Recon but also The Heartland Division, X defiantand the recently reported Project, scout. Described as a battle royale pitting players against AI-controlled enemies and each other, a source has confirmed its existence igamesnews said they weren’t sure it would ever come out.
When asked about those plans, a Ubisoft spokesman said igamesnews“We will not comment on rumours.”