Growth on Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint goes darkish, with Ubisoft saying in the present day that it has no plans to launch future content material or updates for the title. The choice to drag 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 dwell sport territory as of late, nothing lasts without end and ultimately the advantages of making content material for video games coming into the backcatalog class start to be outweighed by the prices. Whereas breakpoint‘s chapter has closed, Ubisoft in fact has a bevy of different Tom Clancy’s video games to maintain the collection on the forefront of its neighborhood’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 useful for anybody that also needs to offer them a go.
breakpoint itself was launched as a sequence to Wildlands and, by Ubisoft’s depend, 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 by way of Ubisoft Quartz, and to date the one mission supported by this system. The concept behind that mission 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 way of items of kit.” These NFTs have 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 relatively slowly (by way of Kotaku) on the time.
The Quartz check run is notably absent from Ubisoft’s Twitter assertion on the top of breakpoint help, however the put up does notice breakpoint‘s latest “Plant a Tree” program the place gamers might plant bushes inside the sport to fund donations to a real-world, reforestation mission.
“From all the Ghost Recon group, we need to thanks once more to your continued help and love you might have for the franchise. The suggestions you’ve got given for Ghost Recon Breakpoint has been instrumental and can assist form the way forward for the franchise,” writes the breakpoint group.
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 cell model of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. That transfer extends Siege‘s attain from console and PC to cell, and bodes nicely for the multiplayer title’s personal ongoing help.