Ghost Recon Wildlands Betas Set a New Ubisoft Record With 6.8 Million Players
Today, Ubisoft announced that more than 6.8 million unique players participated across Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Widlands’ beta phases, breaking Ubisoft’s record for their biggest beta phase ever, which was previously held by Tom Clancy’s The Division, which had 6.4 million players.
According to Ubisoft, more than 2 billion minutes were played, and more than 60 percent of players played in Co-Op.
For those that don’t know, the Wildlands’ closed beta ran from February 3rd to the 6th, while the open beta took place from February 23rd to the 27th. A technical beta was also held. Through the betas, players were allowed to explore two of the 21 total provinces in the largest open world game Ubisoft has ever created. The two provinces included the flourishing and mountainous area Itacua and the arid and snow area Altiplano. According to Ubisoft, each beta players provided valuable feedback to the development team, helping ensure the best experience at launch.
As a thank you to all players who participated in the beta, Ubisoft will be dishing out the Unidad Conspiracy reward. This reward includes three exclusive missions set in the Media Luna region, one of the Unidad strongholds, and will be available sometime after the game’s launch. Additionally, you need to purchase Wildlands before March 31, 2017 on the same Ubisoft account as the beta to claim your reward.
Ghost Recon Widlands is set to release March 7, 2017 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Below, you can check out the infographic released by Ubisoft about the beta.