New Faction – GSK – Along With New Maps, Weapons and Game Mode Coming July 2; Full Reveal on the Next XDebrief Show on July 1

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — June 11, 2024 — Today at Ubisoft Forward, Ubisoft teased information about the upcoming content for Season 1 for XDefiant, the new free-to-play, fast-paced arcade shooter developed by Ubisoft San Francisco* featuring factions inspired from some of Ubisoft’s beloved franchises. Players can download and play XDefiant for free from their PC via Ubisoft Connect, PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S. To download XDefiant, go to https://www.ubisoft.com/en-au/game/xdefiant

At Forward, XDefiant teased the following content that will be coming to Season 1:

  • 1 new faction – GSK (Inspired by Rainbow Six Siege)
  • 3 new maps (1 new map per month)
    • Clubhouse
    • Daytona
    • Rockefeller
  • 3 new weapons
  • 1 new mode – Capture the Flag
  • Ranked Play
  • And more (to be revealed July 1)

A full reveal of Season 1 content – including more information on GSK, Capture the Flag, the 3 new weapons, other new cosmetics and game features – will be on XDefiant’s new YouTube show XDebrief on July 1, with Season 1 launching July 2.

For more information on XDefiant or to receive updates on future, please visit www.playxdefiant.com.

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*Associate studios are Ubisoft Annecy, Ubisoft Kyiv, Ubisoft Pune, Ubisoft Mumbai, Ubisoft Osaka, Ubisoft Saguenay, Red Storm Entertainment, Ubisoft Toronto, Ubisoft Winnipeg, and Sydney team.

About XDefiant

Led by Ubisoft San Francisco, XDefiant is a competitive fast-pace arena FPS, where players will face off in 6v6 Player-vs-Player (PvP) matches in unranked and ranked modes. Players can play as factions inspired from other Ubisoft titles and can customize their characters with a variety of weapons, attachments, abilities and ultras. Maps on XDefiant are also inspired by maps from other Ubisoft titles. Adapting your squad and teamwork tactics can be all the difference when competing in the various modes on XDefiant

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a creator of worlds, committed to enriching players’ lives with original and memorable entertainment experiences. Ubisoft’s global teams create and develop a deep and diverse portfolio of games, featuring brands such as Assassin’s Creed®, Brawlhalla®, For Honor®, Far Cry®, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon®, Just Dance®, Rabbids®, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six®, The Crew® and Tom Clancy’s The Division®. Through Ubisoft Connect, players can enjoy an ecosystem of services to enhance their gaming experience, get rewards and connect with friends across platforms. With Ubisoft+, the subscription service, they can access a growing catalog of more than 100 Ubisoft games and DLC. For the 2023-24 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated net bookings of €2.32 billion. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com.   

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