Ghost Recon Wildlands update will introduce Mercenaries mode

Ubisoft has announced that it will be adding Mercenaries mode to Ghost Recon Wildlands via an update tomorrow, July 18th.

This new mode is described as “an eight-player free-for-all PvPvE gameplay experience” that requires players to call in a rescue, locate and reach the extraction point, and be the first to extract.

Mercenaries spawns players into the match with just a melee weapon and tasks them with finding and acquiring gear by defeating enemy players and Unidad forces, or by looting caches found around the map. Players will lose all of their gear upon being defeated and respawn with just a melee weapon.

In addition, Mercenaries introduces a new health and armor system. Players will gain an armor bar based on the gear they have equipped that will absorb a percentage of damage taken based on the penetration ability of the opponent’s weapon. After being hit by a weapon that deals penetration damage, players will start to bleed and lose a percentage of their health. Players can locate Medkits littered around the map to stop the bleeding and recover health.

Learn more about Mercenaries mode here.

Players who complete a game of Mercenaries will be rewarded with the Lone Wolf costume. There are also a number of other rewards available based on wins, including:

  • 1st Win: Mercenary Patch
  • 3rd Win: Mercenary Pants
  • 5th Win: Mercenary Heavy Vest
  • 10th Win: Jacket Army Mercenary
  • 15th Win: Mercenary Heavy Vest with Shoulder Pads
  • 25th Win: Mercenary Backpack

Ghost Recon Wildlands is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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