With its new free-to-play business plan, Ubisoft is taking on some of gaming's biggest billion-dollar earners. Can the French games-maker differentiate itself enough to win over players?. Ubisoft's F2P plan is taking shape. Like competitors Activision-Blizzard, Take-Two, and Electronic Arts, Ubisoft sees the free-to-play market as a way to expand...
Tom Clancy's work certainly never involved post-viral apocalypse nutjobs and rogue special forces units clashing but it didn't stop Ubisoft from creating xDefiant. Now it appears that they will not waver from the path of slapping the late writer's name on random unrelated content as Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Frontline will primarily be a battle royale game that seems to draw a lot of inspiration from Warzone.
Ubisoft has confirmed that it will be revealing a new Ghost Recon project later today. The publisher will be hosting a “20th Anniversary Brand Showcase”, which can be viewed in the embed above, designed to celebrate two decades since the original Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon was released in November 2001.
So, we are in a curious time in the “loot shooter live service” genre, aka my area of expertise. There’s sort of a general sense that this “craze” is over and yet…not a chance really. From existing games to upcoming titles, the “loot” genre isn’t really going anywhere. Sure, some...