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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.

The beta will be directly accessible via the Games Library menu on the Xbox 360 dashboard throughout the beta period.

Given there's no code involved, many have inferred that this means you'll be able to borrow a copy of Splinter Cell or buy one second-hand to access the beta.

The leaflet didn't say when the beta will be available, but publisher Ubisoft said to expect it this summer when Future Soldier was announced earlier this year.

Check out our Splinter Cell: Conviction review and recent Ghost Recon: Future Soldier preview for more on both games.