Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier News

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier DLC Raven Strike announced

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier DLC Raven Strike announced

I recon it will come out next month.

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is getting a DLC pack entitled Raven Strike next month, Ubisoft has announced.

It will be out on 11th September on Xbox 360 for 1200 Microsoft Points and the following day on PSN for 11.99.

Described as "a throwback to traditional Ghost Recon gameplay," Raven Strike will feature larger maps, complex missions and an extra level of difficulty.

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Ubisoft's quarterly sales rise 27.2 per cent over last year

Ubisoft's quarterly sales rise 27.2 per cent over last year

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and Trials Evolution lead sales.

Ubisoft's sales for fiscal 2012 - 2013 - i.e. April to June this year - have increased 27.2 per cent over what they were at that time last year, according to a recent financial report.

The total sales came to €131 million (about 102 million) compared to the €103 (80 million) recorded for the same period of 2011 - 2012.

The publisher singled out Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and Trials Evolution as particularly hot items. The latter set a record for the highest grossing day one sales in XBLA history with over 100,000 units shifted. Between Trials Evolution and a host of free-to-play games, online sales went up 112 per cent to €27 (21) million.

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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier console beta announced

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier console beta announced

Plus, stat-tracking social service Ghost Recon Network.

A multiplayer beta for forthcoming tactical shooter Ghost Recon: Future Soldier runs from 19th April until 2nd May on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, publisher Ubisoft has announced.

The trial will let up to 12 players choose from three classes - rifleman, engineer or scout - and access two different game modes.

Conflict sees players battling it out to complete various objectives around the game map, while Saboteur asks you to locate a bomb and then detonate it at your opponent's HQ. Both modes are playable on two maps: Pipeline and Mill.

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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PC release date announced

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PC release date announced

Plus, system requirements, DRM details revealed.

The PC version of forthcoming tactical shooter Ghost Recon: Future Soldier launches on 15th June, publisher Ubisoft has announced.

It's optimised for DirectX 11, features an online widget for improved multiplayer and party functionality, and boasts fully customisable keyboard controls.

As for DRM, you'll need to log on to the internet for a one-time uPlay product registration when you first boot the game up. No connection is needed thereafter unless you're after online multiplayer.

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Ubisoft confirms Vita launch line-up

Ubisoft confirms Vita launch line-up

Plus, dates for Rayman Origins 3DS and Future Soldier.

Rayman Origins, Lumines, Michael Jackson: The Experience, Asphalt and Dungeon Hunter Alliance will all be available from the Vita's 22nd February launch, publisher Ubisoft has announced.

A new release schedule sent out today includes one other Vita game - an undefined Assassin's Creed title marked for "calendar 2012".

Elsewhere on the publisher's revised slate, the 3DS version of Rayman Origins is down for 16th March, while PC and console versions of Ghost Recon: Future Soldier arrive some time the same month.

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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier release date

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier release date

Ubisoft plots March retail assault.

Tactical shooter Ghost Recon: Future Soldier in the US on 6th March, publisher Ubisoft has announced via Joystiq.

That should give the development team plenty of time to make any tweaks following the title's planned January open beta.

For more on the first home console Ghost Recon outing since 2007's Advanced Warfighter 2, give Eurogamer's Future Soldier preview a once over.

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Ubisoft announces huge EG Expo line-up

Ubisoft announces huge EG Expo line-up

Assassin's! Driver! Ghost Recon! Rayman!

This year's Eurogamer Expo will host a huge showing from developer Ubisoft, with some of the year's biggest titles such as Assassin's Creed: Revelations and Driver: San Francisco available to play on the show floor.

High-tech shooter Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and beautiful platformer Rayman Origins will also be on show.

For racing fans Ubisoft is bringing World Rally, while those who prefer a boogie can try Just Dance Kinect.

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Ghost Recon: Future Solider beta date

Ghost Recon: Future Solider beta date

Ubisoft announces Xbox 360 trial for Jan.

Ubisoft will deploy an open beta for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier in January 2012.

The company revealed news of the multiplayer taster via the game's official Twitter: "We know you have been asking about the beta. We're excited to announce that the MP beta will be launching in January 2012!"

Ubisoft re-confirmed to VG247 that the trial remains exclusive to Xbox 360. Splinter Cell: Conviction owners will get "early exclusive access."

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All Tom Clancy games to use Kinect

Ghost Recon: Future Solider is the first.

Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot took the stage at the Microsoft Xbox Media Briefing to announce that all future Tom Clancy titles for Xbox 360 will "leverage" the Kinect controller.

Tom Clancy sale assaults Xbox Live

Plus, Pac-Man going cheap.

Next week sees a host of Tom Clancy-related titles attempt to sneak up on Xbox Live users and pry open their wallets, armed only with a set of price discounts.

Ghost Recon beta won't use code

Ghost Recon beta won't use code

Just need Splinter Cell disc to download.

Splinter Cell: Conviction Xbox 360 owners will be able to download the Ghost Recon: Future Soldier beta without having to input a code.

That's according to a leaflet included with copies of the spy game, which went on sale on Friday (thanks VG247).

"Once the beta is available, you'll be able to download it through the news feed on the main menu of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction, free of charge and with no codes required," it said.

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Oscar winners making Ghost Recon film

Ubisoft commissions live action short.

Ubisoft is paying Oscar-winning directors Francois Alaux and Herve de Crecy $10m to make a live action film based on new game Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

Ubi to make franchise games more often

And they will all have multiplayer.

Ubisoft plans to produce games based on its biggest franchises more often and wants everything to have multiplayer in it, according to CEO Yves Guillemot.