Improvement on Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint goes darkish, with Ubisoft saying at the moment that it has no plans to launch future content material or updates for the title. The choice to tug the lively growth plug comes simply over two years out from the sport’s authentic 2019 launch.
Although even single-player video games veer into stay sport territory lately, nothing lasts endlessly and ultimately the advantages of making content material for video games getting into the backcatalog class start to be outweighed by the prices. Whereas Breakpoint‘s chapter has closed, Ubisoft after all has a bevy of different Tom Clancy’s video games to maintain the collection on the forefront of its group’s thoughts.
Regardless of ending lively growth nevertheless, Ubisoft notes within the assertion shared to Twitter that it plans to maintain servers open for each Ghost Recon Breakpoint and its predecessor Ghost Recon Wildlands on-line for the forseable future in order that the video games’ co-op options’ll stay purposeful for anybody that also desires to present them a go.
Breakpoint itself was launched as a sequel to Wildlands and, by Ubisoft’s rely, has recieved greater than 11 updates over the previous couple of years. The latest of these was Operation Motherload in late 2021, and updates timed for the 20-year anniversary of the Tom Clancy collection.
The sport was additionally Ubisoft’s testing floor for its early NFT plans through Ubisoft Quartz, and up to now the one undertaking supported by this system. The thought behind that undertaking was to make use of promote NFTs, branded as Digits, for collectables and in-game beauty objects “[ranging] from in-game autos to weapons by items of apparatus.” These NFTs had been out there on the market to solely gamers with a sure period of time logged within the sport or who had accomplished sure milestones which, mixed with the final disdain many gamers appear to have for NFT schemes, noticed these Digits promoting somewhat slowly (through Kotaku) on the time.
The Quartz take a look at run is notably absent from Ubisoft’s Twitter assertion on the top of Breakpoint assist, however the submit does word Breakpoint‘s latest “Plant a Tree” program the place gamers may plant bushes inside the sport to fund donations to a real-world, reforestation undertaking.
“From your entire Ghost Recon crew, we wish to thanks once more in your
continued assist and love you might have for the franchise. The suggestions
you have given for Ghost Recon Breakpoint has been instrumental and can
assist form the way forward for the franchise,” writes the Breakpoint crew.
In fact, Ubisoft all the time has lots extra Tom Clancy initiatives in its pipeline. This announcement lined up neatly with information that Ubisoft is engaged on a cellular model of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. That transfer extends Siege‘s attain from console and PC to cellular, and bodes nicely for the multiplayer title’s personal ongoing assist.