Ubisoft delays Call of Duty competitor xDefiant indefinitely


Ubisoft has announced a delay for XDefiant, their Call of Duty competitor shooter based in the Tom Clancy universe that has been in development for years.

XDefiant has been delayed to an unannounced date, indefinitely, due to “some inconsistencies” the team noticed during the game’s public test session. Ubisoft noted the game will still be released for Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, and PS5.

Here’s the word from Ubisoft:


Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent Public Test Session and continues to stand alongside us as we build XDefiant. The PTS once again showed us your appreciation for our fast-paced gunplay, uniquely crafted maps, objective-driven modes, and iconic Faction roster.

But it also surfaced some inconsistencies in the game experience that we need to address prior to launching our Preseason. So we’ve made the hard decision to delay the Preseason of XDefiant.

The team will continue working to address these issues and testing them to make sure we deliver on our goal of being a best-in-class arcade shooter. We will share more information about Preseason and testing as it comes.

Thanks again for your support – we’re working hard to make something really special and we couldn’t do it without you.

– XDefiant Development Team



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