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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Available Now

The open beta has now started. If you already preloaded via Uplay then it’s ready to go immediately otherwise a download around 25gb is going to be required to jump into the action. Check out our previous article leading up the open beta.

About The Beta

Read through Ubisoft’s Open Beta FAQ

GENERAL


WHEN CAN I PRELOAD AND PLAY THE OPEN BETA?

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta will begin on Thursday, February 23rd at 11am UTC on Monday, February 27th at 11am UTC.

For more information and download links, please check http://www.ghostrecon.com/beta

For any updates or changes to the schedule, please follow our official twitter account @ghostrecon.

WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE OPEN BETA?

For any complementary information regarding this Open Beta, we invite you to refer to the Open Beta Page on www.ghostrecon.com/betainfos

HOW DO I ACCESS THE OPEN BETA?

The Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta is accessible for free to all players on Uplay PC. Please note that a Ubisoft account is required to be able to play the game

You don’t need any keys to join the Open Beta, simply go to your Uplay news tab or free games tab and activate your game, download and play!

WHAT COUNTRIES ARE SUPPORTED IN OPEN BETA?

The Open Beta will be available for all countries with the exception of North Korea.

WHAT LANGUAGES ARE SUPPORTED IN THE BETA?

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta will feature all languages supported by the final game.

CAN I STREAM/PUBLISH CONTENT ABOUT THIS OPEN BETA?

Yes you can! Share your best moments by using the official hashtag #GhostRecon!

In the meantime, we are releasing a new version of our fankit to allow you to decorate your channels to Ghost Recon Wildlands colors. Check out our official game arts and stream layouts! Available right now on: http://ghost-recon.ubisoft.com/wildlands/en-GB/media/index.aspx

WHAT ARE THE OFFICIAL OPEN BETA CHANNELS?

As Open Beta player, you will not only have access to a first glimpse of the game but also to a large panel of tools that we have been working on to enhance your Ghost Recon Wildlands experience.

  • Official Website
    www.ghostrecon.com
    Visit the official Ghost Recon Wildlands website to discover all details about the Open Beta and learn more about the game.
  • Official Forums
    http://forums.ubi.com/forumdisplay.php/872-Ghost-Recon-Wildlands
    Join the discussion and share your best moments with other Ghost Recon Wildlands fans.
  • Official Twitter
    www.twitter.com/ghostrecon
    Subscribe to our official Twitter Channel to receive all latest updates about the Open Beta!
  • Ghost Recon Network
    www.ghostreconnetwork.com
    The Ghost Recon Network is the ultimate platform for all Ghost Recon Players. Available for all Open Beta participants, this website will let you keep in touch with your friends and the whole Ghost Recon Community. Your character stats also are available as well as the upcoming in-game events. For more information, check out our official guide of Ghost Recon Network features available on http://ghost-recon.ubisoft.com/wildlands/en-GB/news/detail.aspx?c=tcm:154-282740-16&ct=tcm:154-76770-32
  • Customer Support
    https://support.ubi.com/Games/5102
    If you are experiencing any issues with your Ubisoft account or have difficulties to access your game, please contact our customer support agents.

IS THERE ANY REWARD FOR BEING PART OF THE OPEN BETA?

All participants of the Open Beta will unlock a special reward for the final game. We have been working with the Ubisoft Club team to offer all Open Beta players an exclusive Llama weapon skin. Learn more on https://club.ubisoft.com/

In addition, we have the great pleasure to unlock to all Closed & Open Beta players, playing the final game before March 31st, a special mission available directly in-game with “The Unidad Conspiracy”! More information to come soon.

WILL I NEED TO REDOWNLOAD THE BETA IF I HAVE THE CLOSED BETA INSTALLED?

For the Open Beta, this will depend on your platform.

Indeed, on both PC & Xbox One, you will only have to download an update to be able to play (approximatively 16 GB). Patch will be available from February 20th. If you deleted the Closed Beta version, you will be able to download the full Open Beta version directly.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION


WHAT IS THE SIZE OF THE BETA?

The download file is approximately of 25 GB. Make sure you have enough space on your hard drive, and give yourself some time for the download by taking opportunity of the preload phases.

DO I NEED A UBISOFT ACCOUNT?

Yes, a Ubisoft account is mandatory to register to the Open Beta.

CONTENT


ARE WE PLAYING THE FULL GAME?

This Open Beta only features a chunk of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands content. Please note that some elements of the game might not be available during this period.

WHAT CAN I LOOK FORWARD TO PLAYING THE OPEN BETA?

During this period, you will be able to explore the region of Itacua, the initial drop zone in the Ghost Recon Wildlands story, which contains hours of main missions and activities. As an exclusive for this Open Beta, we also decided to unlock the beautiful yet dangerous province of Montuyoc.

After creating and customizing your Ghost, join the field in solo or in coop with up to 3 friends.

Sent behind enemy lines, your mission is to destabilize the Santa Blanca Cartel. You are not alone if this fight and you will also be able to assist the population and gain support from local rebels. Be careful, the whole country is now turned into a narco-state and the Cartel might not be your only threat…

PC VERSION


WHAT ARE THE PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS?

To be able to play the Open Beta in the best conditions, we recommend you to check the following requirements.

Recommended system setup has been tested on 1920*1080 resolution and High preset. We only recommended to players using very high-end setup to go beyond those values.

MINIMUM:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz or AMD FX-4320 @ 4 GHz or equivalent
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX660/GTX750Ti/GTX 950 /GTX1050 or AMD HD7870/R9 270X/R9 370X/RX 460 (2GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better)VRAM or more – See supported List */**
  • SYSTEM RAM: 6GB

Resolution: 720p

Video Preset: Low

RECOMMENDED

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7- 3770 @ 3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4 GHz
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX970/GTX 1060 or AMD R9 290X /R9 390/RX480 (4GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better) – See supported List */**
  • SYSTEM RAM: 8GB

Resolution: 1080p

Video Preset: High

*Supported NVIDIA cards at time of release:

  • GeForce GTX600 series: (minimum) GeForce GTX660 or better | (recommended) N/A
  • GeForce GTX700 series: (minimum) GeForce GTX750Ti or better | (recommended) N/A
  • GeForce GTX900 series: (minimum) GeForce GTX950 or better | (recommended) GeForce GTX970 or better
  • GeForce GTX10-Series: (minimum) any GeForce GTX10 card | (recommended) GeForce GTX1060 or better

**Supported AMD cards at time of release:

  • Radeon HD7000 series: (minimum) Radeon HD7870 or better | (recommended) none
  • Radeon 200 series: (minimum) Radeon R9 270x or better | (recommended) Radeon R9 290X or better
  • Radeon 300/Fury X series: (minimum) Radeon R9 370X or better | (recommended) Radeon R9 390 or better
  • Radeon 400 series: (minimum) Radeon RX460 or better | (recommended) Radeon RX480 or better

Gamepad Support

  • Microsoft Xbox 360
  • Microsoft Xbox One (Original/Elite)
  • PlayStation 4 (Original/Pro)
  • Steam controller

Other controllers may work, however they are not officially supported. They may require third-party software to work. Please contact the controller manufacturer for assistance. Examples include:

  • Any third-party Xbox-compatible controller
  • Logitech Chillstream
  • OUYA controller

HOW DO I USE THE BENCHMARK TOOL?

Available on PC in the option menu of the game, the dedicated Benchmark Tool gives you the opportunity to measure the performance of your setup in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands. When using this tool, the game will launch a stress-test demo including various demanding situations of the game. At the end of this demo, a report will be provided, including Min, Max, and Average FPS. Depending on the results, you can choose to update your graphic preferences to ensure the best gaming experience.

A complete Benchmark Report will be automatically generated at /MyDocument/My Games/Ghost Recon Wildlands/Benchmark/. This in-depth report will give you access to more information, such as:

  • Frame rate (image per seconds)
  • GPU (video card) temperature/usage
  • CPU (processor) usage
  • RAM usage.
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