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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

Platform(s): Nintendo DS, PC, PSP, PlayStation 3, Wii, WiiU, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: Ubisoft Paris
Release Date: May 22, 2012 (US), May 24, 2012 (EU)

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'Ghost Recon: Future Soldier' (ALL) Beta And Ghost Recon Network Details - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2012 @ 9:26 p.m. PDT

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier features cutting-edge technology, prototype high-tech weaponry, state-of-the-art single-player and multiplayer modes, while going beyond the core Ghost Recon franchise and deliver a fresh gameplay experience, with an unparalleled level of quality that excites long-time fans and newcomers alike.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier will equip players with the world's hottest future combat systems, inspired by existing prototypes, and unleash them on the battlefield of tomorrow.

As a member of the elite Ghost Recon, you are among the few who possess the power, the adaptability, and the cognitive fortitude of the future soldier. Specialized in every area of combat, equipped for survival, and trained in absolute discretion, you are entrusted with the missions no other soldier can handle. Armed to the teeth with an arsenal of real-world high-tech weaponry only in prototype today, you are an F-16 on legs, trained to lock on to your objective even in the world's most complex, high-risk warzones.

In the multiplayer beta, will run from April 19th until May 2nd, up to twelve simultaneous players will have the opportunity to choose from three classes (Rifleman, Engineer and Scout) and experience the intense adversarial online action in two different modes:

  • Conflict
    • Description: players battle to complete objectives located throughout the map and earn points, the team with the most points at the end of the round wins
    • Game session: 1 round of 15 minutes
  • Saboteur (available starting April 26th)
    • Description: a bomb spawns in a central location, both teams compete to retrieve the bomb and be the first to detonate it at the opposing team’s base
    • Game session: 1 round of 10 minutes

Both modes will be playable on two different maps (Pipeline and Mill).


The beta can be accessed in the following ways:

  • Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction Owners
    • Splinter Cell Conviction Xbox 360 owners can access the beta directly through the game
  • Pre-order Ghost Recon: Future Solder on Xbox 360 from GameStop and receive a Xbox 360 beta key
  • PlayStation Plus subscribers receive a PS3 beta key

Additionally, Ubisoft announced Ghost Recon Network, a free companion service that will support all Ghost Recon titles moving forward. Accessible from smartphones, tablets, and web browsers, Ghost Recon Network will allow players to interact with Ghost Recon: Future Soldier & upcoming Ghost Recon games anywhere at any time. The Ghost Recon Network site and v1.0 iOS & Android apps will launch with Ghost Recon: Future Soldier on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on May 22nd. Players in the multiplayer beta will have the opportunity to try specific features of the Ghost Recon Network website and get their hands on the Android mobile app – both of which are in beta stage.


Ghost Recon Network Key Features:

  • Customize and share in-game weapons on the go
    • Use GunSmith mobile to customize weapons down to their inner parts in 3D and sync them to consoles
    • Publish weapons to the GunSmith Gallery and browse guns posted by the Ghost Recon Network community
  • Track player history and friends’ in-game status
    • Access personal player performance on Ghost Recon: Future Soldier & upcoming Ghost Recon games and compare stats on leaderboards
    • Receive challenges, friend activity reports and community updates via the website or push notifications on smartphones and tablets
  • Receive exclusive rewards
    • Download the free Ghost Recon Network app at launch to unlock additional attachment credits in Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
    • Earn weapons and weapon skins in Ghost Recon: Future Soldier by playing other Ghost Recon games or interacting with other Ghost Recon experiences
  • Become a better player
    • Study detailed game information and heatmaps to prepare for the next battle
    • Build and manage your squad, add recruits and search for competing squads

Key Features:

  • Experience the Future of War
    • The Ghosts pack the latest and best high-tech military equipment, inspired by actual prototypes.
    • Blend into any environment with mind-bending optical camouflage.
    • An exoskeleton enhances the Ghosts' physical abilities, allowing them to run, leap, slide and kick farther & faster than any soldier on the field today.
    • Unparalleled physicality and lethal expertise in melee close combat are now at your disposal. Control all-new heavily armed unmanned ground and air combat drones.
    • Unleash large-radius firepower with a personal mortar capable of firing multiple guided rockets simultaneously.
  • Natural Cooperation
    • Instantly coordinate combat against 360° threats: link-up with your Ghost teammates in a formidable formation at the push of a button.
    • Move-and-shoot-as-one with your friends or AI teammates with no training and no complex orders system.
    • Benefit from your teammates' high-tech abilities and combine them to unleash the power of an army at the pull of your trigger.
  • Epic Solo and Co-op Campaign!
    • Join the Ghosts as Kozak, a fresh recruit whose elite unit is the United State's best and only means of retaliation when a nationalist coup unseats Russia's legitimate president
    • Experience multiple aspects of the war from the unique perspectives of a high-level bodyguard, an engineer, a civilian and more.
    • Play the single- or split-screen cooperative campaign across multiple theatres as the shadow of global conflict creeps across Northern Europe and beyond.
  • Fast-Paced, Addictive Multiplayer Mode
    • Link-up for heated 8 vs. 8 adversarial matches and combine the four balanced class abilities, plus drones and individual gear.
    • Seamless ranking progression in Single, Co-op and Adversarial modes: unlock multiple rewards for your Ghost or your Clan.

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