Everything about the XDefiant release date, gameplay and more.


XDefiant Release Date and Gameplay Details of Ubisoft’s New Shooter

Nutan Lele
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XDefiant is an upcoming 6v6 shooter from Ubisoft.
Here is all we know about the XDefiant release date, gameplay and more.

XDefiant is an upcoming free-to-play, 6v6 shooter set in the Tom Clancy universe. The game is currently being developed by Ubisoft. Each match in the game promises fast-paced action as you play a variety of characters from various Ubisoft properties, including famous titles like Watch Dogs, Far Cry, and other Tom Clancy titles. Here is all you need to know about XDefiant's release date and closed beta.

XDefiant release date

There’s currently no official release date for XDefiant, but it will likely release in the second half of 2023. Ubisoft has been already undertaken a number of beta sessions, with a closed beta currently ongoing. XDefiant will be available on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, and Amazon Luna when it releases

XDefiant gameplay

XDefiant will feature players battling it out in a 6v6 configuration in arena and linear modes. Teams will face off in online arena matches, battling for territorial control in the modes Domination and Occupy. Ubisoft is also developing other modes for Arena matches. 

The Linear modes will feature attackers and defenders contest shifting objective points in Zone control and push packages in Escort. The game features a number of iconic locations from Ubisoft's titles, with the developer set to add brand new maps in the future.

XDefiant features multiple factions with characters from other Ubisoft titles. Each character has unique abilities with synergies. 

XDefiant closed beta dates

The current XDefiant closed beta test started on 13th April at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM BST. This beta test will last for 10 days, concluding on 23rd April at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET / 7 PM BST. You can register for a chance to get access to the future beta tests by heading to Ubisoft's XDefiant webpage. For fans waiting for a fresh new shooter with a hit of nostalgia, XDefiant offers fans a bit of both.

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