Report: Ghost Recon, Division, and Splinter Cell merge in new Ubisoft F2P shooter

The Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Ghost Reconnaissance, and The Department franchises will cross over in a single multiplayer video game made by Ubisoft, according to a social networks leakage this weekend initially reported by VGC.

The task, code-named “BattleCat,” emerged in numerous since-deleted images published Sunday by a Twitter user called Zer0Bytes0. The 4 images were considering that eliminated by Twitter on a copyright claim from Ubisoft. Zer0Bytes0 stated the video game “began testing around January.”

VGC, without determining any sources, called the images genuine and stated Ubisoft will not be revealing it at Saturday’s Ubisoft Forward livestream, which begins the week of E3 2021. Polygon has actually connected to a Ubisoft agent for extra insight on this leakage and when fans might hear more.

In early Might, Ubisoft revealed Tom Clancy’s The Department: Heartland, a free-to-play adjustment of that IP for PC and consoles, releasing at some point in late 2021 or 2022. One week later on, a Ubisoft executive informed financiers that the publisher is now focusing on the type of relentless, free-to-play computer game that have actually been so effective for Electronic Arts (Pinnacle Legends), Activision (Call of Responsibility: Warzone) and Legendary Games (Fortnite and Rocket League).

This weekend’s report recommends that “BattleCat” will draw its contenders from the factions in Tom Clancy’s The Department 2, the Wolves opponents of the near-future Ghost Reconnaissance: Breakpoint, and Splinter Cell’s Tier network of operatives. The video game will be a class-based shooter, where each character class has a unique capability, and the playlists explained imitate escort and collection-type video games discovered in present, popular shooters.

Ubisoft currently has a free-to-play Tom Clancy crossover video game readily available on mobile platforms, Tom Clancy’s Elite Team, which pits cartoonish variations of characters from Rainbow 6, Ghost Reconnaissance, The Department, Splinter Cell, and other Clancyverse video games versus each other in a busy military RPG.

Previously Monday, Ubisoft likewise revealed a re-titling of the next Rainbow 6 video game, now called Rainbow 6 Extraction, which seems a survival-based PvE multiplayer video game. In Extraction, gamers are collaborating to endure versus and beat scary animals generated from a lab experiment failed.

Ubisoft Forward starts at 2 p.m. EDT on Saturday, June 12.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.