• Matthew Rondina

Ghost Recon Frontline Adds Battle Royale to the Franchise

Prepare to drop, Ghost Recon is going free-to-play with 100+ player showdowns.

During the Ghost Recon 20th Anniversary Showcase, Ubisoft announced Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Frontline, a new free-to-play, massive PvP shooter grounded in the Ghost Recon universe. Frontline offers a new and never-before-seen way for players to explore the Ghost Recon universe, with a free-to-play, 100+ players, PvP first-person military experience.


You can join the Frontlines on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Stadia, Luna and Windows PC via Ubisoft Connect. Full cross-play will be available at launch so your progress will follow you across multiple platforms.

"Frontline offers a new and never-before-seen way for players to explore the Ghost Recon universe, with a free-to-play, 100+ players, PvP first-person military experience."

A massive battleground


In Ghost Recon Frontline, players will discover Drakemoor island, an open world full of diverse landmarks and biomes. The game features a large set of tactical support tools, offering players complete freedom in strategic gameplay throughout various game modes. Expedition, the game’s flagship mode, offers a new take on the battle royale genre. Featuring more than 100 players in teams of three, these squads will have to work together to complete dynamic objectives across the massive open map with no converging circle.

"Featuring more than 100 players in teams of three, these squads will have to work together to complete dynamic objectives across the massive open map with no converging circle. "

Once players are done collecting intel, they will have to head to a drop zone and call for an extraction. When initiated, all teams will know the position of the extraction and will try to intervene, players will have to play tactically to successfully escape and win the match. Additional modes will also be available at launch.

Class based squads


Ghost Recon Frontline offers a unique and advanced class system, allowing players to upgrade and customize each contractor to fit their strategy. Three classes of contractors will be available during the first closed test, with more available at launch:

  • Assault Class provides great sustainability in close range fights and overall proficiency maneuvers.

  • Support Class offers superior protection with fortification abilities.

  • Scout Class can easily recon the area for the squad, revealing and pestering enemies from a distance without fear of retaliation.

“We can’t wait to see players’ reactions during the first test of Ghost Recon Frontline. We will be working hard to adjust the game accordingly throughout the several live phases planned before launch, as we want to deliver the most polished and entertaining experience possible for players,” said - Bogdan Bridinel, Creative Director at Ubisoft Bucharest.

Sign up to test out the Frontline experience


Players can register now at ghostreconfrontline.com for a chance to play in early tests and to get the latest news and updates. The first closed test will run from October 14th to October 21st, for PC players in Europe only.


Free games and DLC to mark the occasion


To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Ghost Recon franchise, players can download the first game of the series, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon, for free on Ubisoft Connect. In addition, the Fallen Ghost DLC is free to access for all Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands players, and the Deep State Adventure DLC is free to access for all Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint players on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Stadia and Windows PC via Ubisoft Connect and the Epic Games Store until October 11.