Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: Ubisoft Paris
Release Date: March 7, 2017

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'Ghost Recon Wildlands' (ALL) Title Update 9 Adds PvP Fixes, Xbox One X Enhancements And More

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2017 @ 10:03 a.m. PST

Set a few years from now, Ghost Recon Wildlands lets you lead a four-player team of Ghosts on a covert mission to eliminate the Santa Blanca drug cartel.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is a military shooter set in a massive, dangerous, and responsive open world that you can play entirely solo or in four-player co-op.

Bolivia, a few years from now: this beautiful South American country has become the largest cocaine producer in the world. The influential and vicious Santa Blanca drug cartel has turned the country into a narco-state, leading to lawlessness, fear, injustice, and violence. The cartel is on track to becoming a major underworld power and global threat.

An all-out war is not the answer. A surgical, stealthy, lethal approach is the only way to stop the disease at its source. The Ghosts, an elite US Special Forces team, are sent behind enemy lines to wreak havoc, destabilize, and eventually break the alliance between the cartel and the corrupted government.

Facing an almighty enemy in a massive and hostile environment, the Ghosts will need to make critical moral choices and engage in tough battles to complete their mission – their grittiest and most dangerous operation to date.

A big update is out now for Ghost Recon Wildlands, bringing a new raft of fixes and improvements, as well as Xbox One X enhancements that will bring greater graphical fidelity and faster loading times. Among the changes are fixes to Ghost War’s progression and UI, including the option to visit the store directly from the Ghost War menu. The patch’s size will vary on different platforms, with 11 GB on PC Uplay, 4.3 GB on Steam, and 12 GB on consoles.

In this update, we bring you special improvements for Xbox One X! Bringing up 4K, HDR enhancement and faster loading times, your game will be feeling better than ever! We hope that with this update, playing Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands on your new console will be an especially amazing experience.

That’s not all! You’ll also find changes regarding:

  1. Ghost War: In this update, we fixed the progression issue that you reported, as well as added a way to go to the store straight from the Ghost War menu, which is a feature that many of you asked for. We also fixed many UI- and HUD-related issues. A full list of the changes can be found below.
  2. PC trial version. You can try out all the game features for up to five hours. If you decide to purchase the game after playing the trial, your progress will be saved, so you can pick up exactly where you left it off.
  3. As of tomorrow, we will begin a very special celebration: We invite you to enter the Wildlands tomorrow!

Detailed Fix List:

PvP fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where the character becomes stuck in a knockout animation loop when knocked out immediately after getting healed.
  • Fixed an issue where the frame rate would drop when scrolling through the tutorial menu videos.
  • Fixed an issue where the character’s weapon was bouncing left to right on the endgame cinematic.
  • Fixed an issue where the Trainee perk would not award the correct amount of XP.
  • Fixed an issue where some actions were incorrectly mapped in the control scheme pictures in the Options menu.
  • Fixed an issue where the first loading screen of a second consecutive Quickplay match shows the scores from the previous match.
  • Fixed an issue where the Ready button was not being displayed if the player had pressed ESC or the B button on a controller right before the second-round loadout stage.
  • Fixed an issue with misleading HUD prompts for several weapons during aim-down sights.
  • Fixed an issue where the paint presets for weapons did not update correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where the HUD prompts for the class’ special ability were still being displayed while swimming.
  • Fixed an issue where the weapon reticule would not display on the HUD after being flashed.
  • Weapons can now be customized directly from the Loadout menu as opposed to the Edit Appearance menu page.
  • Store entry option has been added to the PvP Main Menu.
  • Fixed an issue where players wouldn’t receive XP after finished match.

Campaign fixes:

  • Helicopters will no longer run out of ammo upon extended usage.

Xbox One X Enhancements:

  • Increased texture cache size to improve loading times by keeping recently used assets in memory.
  • Increased distance at which object and terrain details will start to appear.
  • Anisotropic filtering for better definition of terrain textures.
  • Increased resolution of the terrain textures.
  • Improved temporal antialiasing for less ghosting.
  • Increased tessellation factor of the ground.
  • New data set in high resolution for ground decals, i.e. more finesse in puddles, ruts and footprints.

PC-specific fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where the character model’s textures would not apply new texture quality settings.
  • Fixed an issue where the Czech and Brazilian Portuguese localizations were missing from the Challenges/Ubisoft Club news slot.
  • Fixed an issue where the Switch Underbarrel option was present in Key Mapping, instead of Toggle Automark.
  • Fixed an issue where the player names could not be selected with the mouse on the scoreboard page.
  • Fixed an issue with the loading screens: they are now 4k UHD.
  • Fixed an issue where the Toggle Automark option was missing and could not be reassigned to another key.
  • Players now have the option to select Quit to the Desktop or Quit to Main Menu from the PvP Lobby.

PS4-specific fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where pressing the triangle button to take a screenshot would also change the weapon in-game.

Additionally, PC players who don’t yet own Ghost Recon Wildlands can now play a free trial version for five hours through Uplay, and keep all their progress if they decide to buy it afterward. Finally, there’s a special celebration in store for tomorrow, which the developers are being secretive about, so be sure to jump in for a firsthand look at what they’ve been planning.

Key Features:

  • Bienvenidos a Bolivia
    • From the infamous Death Road to the world's largest salt flat and lush jungles, journey through Ubisoft's largest open world action-adventure game to date. Discover massive regions inspired by Bolivia and South America, and enjoy their stunning vistas and incredible diversity.
    • Explore the hundreds of villages, landmarks, and legends populating this country and immerse yourself in Bolivian culture. Cross paths with inhabitants reacting to their own agendas and to the game's day-night cycle and weather system.
    • Explore the wildlands on or off road, in the air, and at sea with over 60 different vehicles, including armored pickups, supercars, dirt bikes, helicopters, and RIB boats just to name a few.
  • Become a Ghost
    • Lead a team of four Ghosts, the absolute best of the US military. Play either solo or with up to three of your friends online in this gritty adventure as they seamlessly join you at any point in the game.
    • Engage all your missions in whatever order and manner suits you: stealth, distraction, and tactical or frontal assault always remain possible. Use the new iconic drones to recon the toughest terrains and to tag enemy outposts, or transform them into destructive weapons. Make difficult but critical choices: sabotage, interrogation, kidnapping, and assassination are but a few of the options available for you to reach your objectives.
    • Create your very own ghost thanks to multiple customization options and upgrade your character with the experience and loot you gather on the battleground.
  • Take Down the Santa Blanca Cartel
    • The Santa Blanca cartel and its infamous leader, El Sueño, are the most powerful, treacherous, and imposing foes the Ghosts have ever faced.
    • Your mission is to take the cartel down and put an end to their rule of terror by any means necessary: destroy their production facilities, cut off their trafficking routes, dismantle their nfluence network and bring Santa Blanca's sicarios down to their knees.
    • The world will react differently to each of your choices: unexpected opportunities and threats could arise from any situation.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is currently available for PS4, Xbox One and PC.

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