‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Ghost Recon Wildlands

The Tom Clancy name has been tied to a number of Ubisoft’s biggest games.

One of those franchises is the 3rd-person, tactical shooter series fans still hold in high esteem – Ghost Recon. For the 10th official entry, Ubisoft Paris is taking a much different route this time around. Instead of focusing on the futuristic warfare of Advanced Warfighter, Wildlands comes back to our age and delivers some intense cartel warfare. As a member of the Ghosts military squadron, you can go it alone or team up with three other soldiers for an important mission – take down the Santa Blanca Cartel. With a huge open world to explore, this latest entry in the franchise gives you even more ways to tackle each confrontation.

If the open beta got you intrigued about Wildlands, allow us to give you an even more extensive preview of what’s to come.


1. So Who’s Your Main Opposition? The Santa Blanca Cartel

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands: The Cartel | Trailer | Ubisoft [NA]Check out Ghost Recon Wildland’s new PVP mode! Watch Now: http://ubi.li/qbm97 Ghost War is the upcoming free PVP update for Ghost Recon Wildlands, a thrilling 4 vs 4 team deathmatch mode! In Ghost Recon Wildlands, you're tasked with the mission to take down the Santa Blanca cartel. Learn more about the process behind bringing the cartel to life. #GRW #GHOSTRECON Please SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/UbisoftYouTubeChannel Visit our official channels for exclusive intel on Ghost Recon Wildlands: http://www.ghostrecon.com http://www.facebook.com/ghostrecon.usa https://instagram.com/ghostrecon_us/ http://www.twitter.com/ghostrecon https://www.youtube.com/UbisoftNA Discover all our Ghost Recon products and exclusive items on the Ubisoft Store: https://ubi.li/jky4h ABOUT GHOST RECON WILDLANDS: The Santa Blanca drug cartel has transformed the beautiful South American country of Bolivia into a perilous narco-state, leading to lawlessness, fear, and rampant violence. The citizens of Bolivia have been plagued by the criminal influence of the cartel, but all hope is not lost. Now only the Ghosts, an elite US Special Forces team, can save the country from complete collapse. Armed with their tactical prowess and the latest weapons technology, the Ghosts will have to go deep behind enemy lines to complete their most dangerous mission to date. They’ll have to annihilate the alliance between the corrupted government and the cartel before the evil rises above Bolivia to become a major threat across the globe. Facing an almighty adversary in a massive, hostile environment, you will have to muster your strength, hone your skills, and sharpen your mettle to become a Ghost and take Bolivia back from its criminal tyrants. YOU DECIDE YOUR WORLD The Wildlands are a living, reactive open-world environment where every individual choice you make has far reaching consequences. With the Faction Influence System, turn each dangerous situation into an advantage by seizing control of the cartel’s traffic patterns, patrols, and movements. YOU DECIDE THE CARTEL’S FATE Play every mission the way you want: utilize stealth to take the enemy down quietly, develop a plan and execute it to perfection to strategically eliminate all targets, or just get your hands on the most lethal weapons you can find and come out guns blazing. YOU DECIDE WHERE TO EXPLORE Journey through Ubisoft's largest action-adventure open world and discover the diverse landscapes of the most beautiful (and dangerous) place on Earth, from the arid mountains to the lush jungles. Explore Bolivia on and off road, in the air, on land, and at sea with over 60 different vehicles. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands: The Cartel | Trailer | Ubisoft [NA] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGGoFQHVQqg Ubisoft NA https://www.youtube.com/UbisoftNA2017-02-10T17:02:09.000Z

Ghost Recon: Wildlands takes place in 2019. Your mission places you in the country of Bolivia, which has recently come under the violent rule of the Santa Blanca drug cartel. This illegal organization has garnered so much favor and power in Bolivia that now its home base has become the world’s biggest cocaine producer.

This puts the U.S. on alert after the cartel’s reach begins to spread out farther than Bolivia. They’re then forced to confront the cartel head on with the aid of the Ghosts operatives after one of their DEA agents is killed by the Santa Blanca. The cartel’s most important members (who also have connections to Bolivia’s local government) are El Sueno, Nidia Flores, El Cardenal, El Yayo and El Muro. Hit this link to read a description about each of these personalities.


2. You and Three Other Ghost Soldiers Will Explore the Wide Open Lands of Bolivia

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Once you’ve planted your boots on the soil of Bolivia, you can tackle each mission any way you choose. Instead of being confined to enclosed, linear areas, you and three other soldiers can explore the various open-world regions of Bolivia. Even if you choose to go solo, three of your allies will be controlled by the A.I.

The Wildlands can be explored through the use of vehicles (dirk bikes, helicopters, dune buggies etc.) and by foot. The constant day/night cycle plays a huge part in how you’ll approach tougher tasks, too. It’s much easier to tag your enemies when the sun’s out, while you may prefer taking the tactical advantage against some non-suspecting gang members at night.

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The Wildlands comes in many forms that you’ll discover along the way. Those areas includes a jungle, Coca Plantation, the lakes region, huge mines, Salt Flats, the Highlands and a Canyon location. Coming upon outposts and ripping them from the hands of the cartel are one of the many side missions you can tackle.

As a Ghost, you can arm yourself with a myriad of firearms and additional gear (such as a drone that can mark your targets and give you an overview of a location). The primary weapons you can arm your soldier with falls into five separate categories – Assault Rifles, Light Machine Guns, Submachine Guns, Sniper Rifles and Shotguns. As for sidearms, you can arm yourself with Compact Machine Guns and Handguns.


3. You’ll Have to Deal With Bolivia’s Everyday Citizens, Cartel Members and Other Factions

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands: The Open World Of The Wildlands | Trailer | Ubisoft [NA]Check out Ghost Recon Wildland’s new PVP mode! Watch Now: http://ubi.li/qbm97 Ghost War is the upcoming free PVP update for Ghost Recon Wildlands, a thrilling 4 vs 4 team deathmatch mode! In Ghost Recon Wildlands, you have the freedom to explore a massive open world. Register now for your chance to play in the Beta, coming 02.03.17 – 02.06.17. Ghost Recon Wildlands releases on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC March 7, 2017. #GRW #GHOSTRECON Please SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/UbisoftYouTubeChannel Visit our official channels for exclusive intel on Ghost Recon Wildlands: http://www.ghostrecon.com http://www.facebook.com/ghostrecon.usa https://instagram.com/ghostrecon_us/ http://www.twitter.com/ghostrecon https://www.youtube.com/UbisoftNA Discover all our Ghost Recon products and exclusive items on the Ubisoft Store: https://ubi.li/jky4h ABOUT GHOST RECON WILDLANDS: The Santa Blanca drug cartel has transformed the beautiful South American country of Bolivia into a perilous narco-state, leading to lawlessness, fear, and rampant violence. The citizens of Bolivia have been plagued by the criminal influence of the cartel, but all hope is not lost. Now only the Ghosts, an elite US Special Forces team, can save the country from complete collapse. Armed with their tactical prowess and the latest weapons technology, the Ghosts will have to go deep behind enemy lines to complete their most dangerous mission to date. They’ll have to annihilate the alliance between the corrupted government and the cartel before the evil rises above Bolivia to become a major threat across the globe. Facing an almighty adversary in a massive, hostile environment, you will have to muster your strength, hone your skills, and sharpen your mettle to become a Ghost and take Bolivia back from its criminal tyrants. YOU DECIDE YOUR WORLD The Wildlands are a living, reactive open-world environment where every individual choice you make has far reaching consequences. With the Faction Influence System, turn each dangerous situation into an advantage by seizing control of the cartel’s traffic patterns, patrols, and movements. YOU DECIDE THE CARTEL’S FATE Play every mission the way you want: utilize stealth to take the enemy down quietly, develop a plan and execute it to perfection to strategically eliminate all targets, or just get your hands on the most lethal weapons you can find and come out guns blazing. YOU DECIDE WHERE TO EXPLORE Journey through Ubisoft's largest action-adventure open world and discover the diverse landscapes of the most beautiful (and dangerous) place on Earth, from the arid mountains to the lush jungles. Explore Bolivia on and off road, in the air, on land, and at sea with over 60 different vehicles. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands: The Open World Of The Wildlands | Trailer | Ubisoft [NA] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dju9H_6uUOA Ubisoft NA https://www.youtube.com/UbisoftNA2017-01-25T17:00:58.000Z

Bolivia is a living, breathing world full of everyday denizens going about their day. You can choose to develop a positively friendly or extremely hostile relationship with them if you so choose. Besides the cartel, there’s another corrupt force you’ll need to be aware of at all times – the Unidad faction. The local government has hired them for one simple task – intimidate the people of Bolivia and quell any signs of revolt.

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Of course, a rival faction (the Kataris 6, whom are lead by their leader Pac Katari) won’t take this unjust treatment so easily. They set out to take down the Unidad, drive out the Santa Blanca Cartel and keep their people safe. You’ll fall under the guise of a Ghost member, interact with Bolivia’s citizens, attempt to eliminate the Santa Blanca cartel, aid the Kataris 6 and fight against the Unidad soldiers when threatened.



4. Wildlands is Offered in a Standard, Deluxe and Gold Edition

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Like most Ubisoft published games, Wildlands comes in three different editions – the Standard, Deluxe and Gold renditions. Pre-ordering any of these three editions gifts you with the extra DLC mission called “The Peruvian Connection.” You can check out the main image for that piece of extra content down below.

As for the Deluxe Edition of the game, it comes with an exclusive firearm (the Huntsman Rifle), the Huntsman motorbike, three character emblems, three weapon camouflage patterns, three character customization items and an experience booster. And finally, the Gold Edition comes with everything offered with the Deluxe Edition and the Season Pass (this gives players access to two future expansions for the game).

Ghost Recon Wildlands Pre Order DLC

Buy Ghost Recon: Wildlands here.

Buy the Deluxe Edition of Ghost Recon: Wildlands here.

Buy the Gold Edition of Ghost Recon: Wildlands here.


5. There’s Also a Special “War Within the Cartel” Edition Up for Grabs; The Season Pass Contents Have Been Announced

Ghost Recon Wildlands Collector's Edition

Wildlands is also being offered within a special Collector’s Edition dubbed the “War Within the Cartel” package. So what does it come with? Three pretty cool items, actually – it gives you the Gold Edition of the game and all of its accompanying bonuses, a SteelBook case with art inspired by the Santa Blanca Cartel and a supremely detailed Santa Muerte figurine.

Buy the “War Within the Wildlands” Collector’s Edition of Ghost Recon: Wildlands.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands: Post-Launch & Season Pass (DLC) | Trailer | Ubisoft [NA]Check out Ghost Recon Wildland’s new PVP mode! Watch Now: http://ubi.li/qbm97 Ghost War is the upcoming free PVP update for Ghost Recon Wildlands, a thrilling 4 vs 4 team deathmatch mode! Get details on Ghost Recon Wildlands Season Pass and what updates to expect post-launch, including a free update that will add PvP. In Ghost Recon Wildlands, you decide how to take down the cartel. Watch now to see how you can customize your character’s appearance and gear, and use the Gunsmith to craft weapons to take on any enemy in any environment. #GRW #GHOSTRECON Please SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/UbisoftYouTubeChannel Visit our official channels for exclusive intel on Ghost Recon Wildlands: http://www.ghostrecon.com http://www.facebook.com/ghostrecon.usa https://instagram.com/ghostrecon_us/ http://www.twitter.com/ghostrecon https://www.youtube.com/UbisoftNA Discover all our Ghost Recon products and exclusive items on the Ubisoft Store: https://ubi.li/jky4h ABOUT GHOST RECON WILDLANDS: The Santa Blanca drug cartel has transformed the beautiful South American country of Bolivia into a perilous narco-state, leading to lawlessness, fear, and rampant violence. The citizens of Bolivia have been plagued by the criminal influence of the cartel, but all hope is not lost. Now only the Ghosts, an elite US Special Forces team, can save the country from complete collapse. Armed with their tactical prowess and the latest weapons technology, the Ghosts will have to go deep behind enemy lines to complete their most dangerous mission to date. They’ll have to annihilate the alliance between the corrupted government and the cartel before the evil rises above Bolivia to become a major threat across the globe. Facing an almighty adversary in a massive, hostile environment, you will have to muster your strength, hone your skills, and sharpen your mettle to become a Ghost and take Bolivia back from its criminal tyrants. YOU DECIDE YOUR WORLD The Wildlands are a living, reactive open-world environment where every individual choice you make has far reaching consequences. With the Faction Influence System, turn each dangerous situation into an advantage by seizing control of the cartel’s traffic patterns, patrols, and movements. YOU DECIDE THE CARTEL’S FATE Play every mission the way you want: utilize stealth to take the enemy down quietly, develop a plan and execute it to perfection to strategically eliminate all targets, or just get your hands on the most lethal weapons you can find and come out guns blazing. YOU DECIDE WHERE TO EXPLORE Journey through Ubisoft's largest action-adventure open world and discover the diverse landscapes of the most beautiful (and dangerous) place on Earth, from the arid mountains to the lush jungles. Explore Bolivia on and off road, in the air, on land, and at sea with over 60 different vehicles. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands: Post-Launch & Season Pass (DLC) | Trailer | Ubisoft [NA] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OquwR23bt1Q Ubisoft NA https://www.youtube.com/UbisoftNA2017-03-02T17:00:22.000Z

Oh and there’s also a plentiful amount of future DLC coming with the game’s Season Pass. Check out the trailer above to see what’s in store. You should also go ahead and read up on it straight from the official Ubisoft blog.

Buy the Season Pass for Ghost Recon: Wildlands here.

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