Today, Ubisoft announced that the second expansion for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands, called Fallen Ghosts, will be available to season pass owners on May 30th, 2017. The expansion will release for individual purchase for all players a week later, on June 6th, 2017.
Fallen Ghosts takes place after the fall of the Santa Blanca Cartel. With Unidad's military force unable to maintain control over Bolivia, the country is in a state of civil war. To help restore order, Unidad enlists cartel members, veterans, mercenaries and criminals from various nearby countries as volunteers. Together, they form a new brutal special unit, Los Extranjeros, which is ordered to track and eliminate all American agents. Because this DLC will definitely help with that whole Bolivia suing Ubisoft thing.
With this chaotic backdrop, the Ghosts of Ghost Recon have one last mission: evacuate the last CIA members and American civilians remaining in the country. Shot down enroute to their mission, the Ghosts find themselves in the middle of the jungle, without external support, facing deadly enemies equipped with the latest gear and technology. These dangerous elite soldiers are separated into four distinct classes:
- Armoured: Equipped with heavy bulletproof plates, they are especially threatening in close combat.
- Elite Sniper: Geared up with an advanced movement detector, these Elite Snipers are able to spot far away targets, and never miss their shot.
- Jammer: With a jamming antenna directly in their backpack, they are able to neutralise drones and interfere with all electronic equipment.
- Covert Ops: Equipped with a new prototype cloaking device, that makes them almost invisible, and a powerful crossbow, they give a new meaning to the word "Ghost."
The Fallen Ghosts campaign will feature 15 new missions in which players will have to take down four new bosses located in three different regions. In the expansion, players will start with a new character at level 30 and equipped with all of the main game skills. The level cap will increase from 30 to 35, and players will be able to unlock nine new skills, including physical, weapon and drones skills. More levels is always good news, since you tend to level up fast in Wildlands, and having extra skills won't hurt anyone. It will be interesting to see how starting a new character will affect the game, but I expect it to play pretty similarly to the main campaign.
Fallen Ghosts also features six exclusive new weapons, ranging from new assaults rifles, sniper rifles and a crossbow that can be equipped with explosive arrows.
Finally, the more ambitious players will be pleased to know that the advanced and expert difficulties have been tweaked to offer an even higher challenge. By turning the HUD off, players will get the most extreme and tactical experience possible in Ghost Recon Wildlands.
Screenshots for the upcoming Fallen Ghosts DLC are below.