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Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by coopasonic » Mon May 06, 2019 4:46 pm

https://variety.com/2019/gaming/news/ub ... 203206151/


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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by coopasonic » Thu May 09, 2019 3:22 pm

It looks a lot like wildlands, but the enemy soldiers are stronger and have Jon Bernthal and drones on their side. There are four character classes. Players can suffer severe injuries that hobble them and must be adapted to. 1-4 player solo/co-op with a PvP option.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Max Peck » Thu May 09, 2019 3:25 pm

If you missed the reveal event, there's always the Twitch vod.

The downside is that watching the vod doesn't allow you to spam EPIC STORE SUCKS until a mod times you out.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Max Peck » Thu May 09, 2019 3:29 pm

Notably, if you play solo then you do not get an AI squad to back you up as is the case in Wildlands.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by coopasonic » Thu May 09, 2019 3:32 pm

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Notably, if you play solo then you do not get an AI squad to back you up as is the case in Wildlands.
They mentioned drones that can get you synch shot which was basically the only thing the AI squad did for me in Wildlands (I mean other than the odd rez).
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Max Peck » Thu May 09, 2019 3:46 pm

coopasonic wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 3:32 pm
Max Peck wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 3:29 pm
Notably, if you play solo then you do not get an AI squad to back you up as is the case in Wildlands.
They mentioned drones that can get you synch shot which was basically the only thing the AI squad did for me in Wildlands (I mean other than the odd rez).
Yeah, you get no second chances if you go down, and apparently no supporting fire aside from the sync shot via drones (unless you can perhaps have the drones up and shooting while the sync shot is on cool-down?).

And no witty banter between the squad members.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by coopasonic » Thu May 09, 2019 3:48 pm

Plan would be to co-op with my son so I am fine with that. I did enjoy solo with the AI team in Wildlands though. Maybe I can buy some AI teammates with UbiBucks!
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Max Peck » Thu May 09, 2019 3:48 pm

Time and tide melt the snowman.

There are worlds out there where the sky is burning, where the sea's asleep and the rivers dream, people made of smoke and cities made of song. Somewhere there's danger, somewhere there's injustice and somewhere else the tea is getting cold. Come on, Ace, we've got work to do.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by YoungGrumpyMan » Thu May 09, 2019 4:58 pm

Gotta say I loved those character designs. The masks look really badass

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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by coopasonic » Thu May 09, 2019 5:00 pm

That post wasn't remotely grumpy.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by jztemple2 » Thu May 09, 2019 10:46 pm

coopasonic wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 5:00 pm
That post wasn't remotely grumpy.
Maybe it was locally grumpy? :D

I got a lot of use out of my AI teammates in Wildlands, maybe cause I'm lazy and was happy to let them do the heavy stuff 8-)

I don't care if it is on Epic and not Steam, I'll probably be buying a key through Green Man Gaming anyway. And October is way too far away to think about this summer. Instead of a road trip to Canada we're going to be home as my wife will be having and then recuperating from her fourth knee replacement surgery. Damn, it must be hell getting old :ninja:
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Isgrimnur » Fri May 10, 2019 12:33 am

Is your wife a centaur?

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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by jztemple2 » Fri May 10, 2019 10:36 am

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Is your wife a centaur?
Very good +1 :D

No, she had a total knee replacement on the left side a long time ago, but the bottom element has recently broken lose from the tibia, so they have to go back in and replace that lower piece with another one that has a longer stem which goes down inside the tibia :shock:

A few years ago she had a total knee replacement on the right side, then because the bottom piece never adhered properly to the tibia, she had to have another operation to replace that bottom piece with one with the longer tibia stem, which is just the operation she is going to have soon on the left side.

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So, Ghost Recon Breakpoint... doesn't the story line seem a little overblown?
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Max Peck » Fri May 10, 2019 11:15 am

My initial reaction to the story infodump was that it starts exactly like a Far Cry story.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Brian » Fri May 10, 2019 11:18 am

jztemple2 wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 10:36 am
So, Ghost Recon Breakpoint... doesn't the story line seem a little overblown?
A bit. From what I gather it seems we've got a former Ghost who has decided to turn on his country/command/comrades and work as a mercenary.

It's such a tired trope that we've seen far too often at this point.

Still, Wildlands was also a bit of a trope and I enjoyed that so, who knows?
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by coopasonic » Fri May 10, 2019 11:22 am

There was pushback on the Bolivia thing in Wildlands... drones have been a hot topic, AI is a hot topic... the drones serve another purpose. They want more realism where a head shot is a kill, unlike what the Division has done with bullet sponges... are bosses really bosses when they go down just like any other punk? The drones allow them to have tougher enemies that aren't necessarily glass cannons.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by YoungGrumpyMan » Fri May 10, 2019 3:58 pm

coopasonic wrote:That post wasn't remotely grumpy.
Fuck off, cunt, I don't need to please you.

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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by TheMix » Fri May 10, 2019 4:03 pm

Yeah, no kidding, Smoove. Good choice.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by coopasonic » Fri May 10, 2019 4:27 pm

I think that may have moved a bit past grumpy, but I appreciate the effort.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Pyperkub » Fri May 10, 2019 4:43 pm

Ghost Recon - the Ocho! (technically Doce)...
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by YoungGrumpyMan » Fri May 10, 2019 5:06 pm

coopasonic wrote:I think that may have moved a bit past grumpy, but I appreciate the effort.
No problem.

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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by YoungGrumpyMan » Sun May 12, 2019 3:38 pm

What do you guys think is the chance for a BR mode in Breakpoint? Does Ubisoft prefer to make its own thing, or would they add it in a game that like this that (supposedly) has good gunplay and an already big world... I'd be really excited if that was the case, I'm still not burned out by BR games, in fact I play Apex every week and still very much love the formula.

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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by coopasonic » Sun May 12, 2019 5:48 pm

They have 4v4 in Wildlands (Ghost War) and they said PvP would be there from day 1 in Breakpoint. I don't think they have given any further details. It seems like BR would be easy enough to add. Maybe they think there are enough BR games already.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

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I almost want to fight for Walker instead of against him.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Max Peck » Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:17 am

Max Peck wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 3:29 pm
Notably, if you play solo then you do not get an AI squad to back you up as is the case in Wildlands.
It appears that they've backed off on this. In the E3 presentation, they said that they're adding AI team-mates for solo players sometime after launch.
Time and tide melt the snowman.

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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by jztemple2 » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:56 am

I just got an invite to participate in the "Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Breakpoint Online Technical Test", scheduled for July 26 (12 pm CEST) to July 29 (12 pm CEST). I can invite three other people, but they must agree to the following:
WARNING: THE ONLINE TECHNICAL TEST IS STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL

By joining Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Breakpoint Online Technical Test, you understand and agree to the following non-disclosure agreement (NDA) terms:

- Do not discuss your experience except in the dedicated private forums
- Do not capture or publish gameplay content, screenshots, or videos
- Do not live stream from the Online Technical Test

Any breach of the NDA will result in the banning of the account from all present and future Ubisoft live phases, including but not limited to technical test servers, alphas, and betas.
The download is 27 GB and I'm downloading now. So post if you are interested, but I'm not really sure yet how to add the three folks to the test. More later.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Max Peck » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:04 am

As I understand it, in order for you to invite someone they need to be on your uplay friends list and eligible for the test (i.e. be in North America or Western Europe).
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by coopasonic » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:06 am

Most of my friends list was already in the test.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by jztemple2 » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:07 am

coopasonic wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:06 am
Most of my friends list was already in the test.
I figured as much, but I thought I'd offer.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:49 am

I'm not. :(

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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by jztemple2 » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:59 am

Isgrimnur wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:49 am
I'm not. :(
You're on my Uplay friends list, so I'll try to send you an invite once I'm done downloading the test... 4.4 MB/s isn't getting it here all that quick :roll:
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Post by naednek » Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:13 pm

I'm interested. Not sure if I'm on your friends list. it be naednek or naednek80
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

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naednek wrote:
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I'm interested. Not sure if I'm on your friends list. it be naednek or naednek80
Nope, not on the list. Send a friends request to jztemple7 and I'll see what I can do.
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Post by naednek » Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:52 pm

ok i'll have to wait till i get home from work, or if there's another web version way of doing it.
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naednek wrote:
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ok i'll have to wait till i get home from work, or if there's another web version way of doing it.
I got your request and approved it.

I've tried to fire up the technical test and while Task Manager says it is running, there is nothing showing up, no game, no interface, nothing. I'll try again later.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by coopasonic » Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:41 am

I can neither confirm nor deny if I got to play for about 20 minutes this morning and found it very different from Wildlands and that it is very much a beta.
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by Max Peck » Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:56 pm

Strictly speaking, it's very much a pre-beta. :coffee:
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Post by naednek » Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:48 pm

jztemple2 wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:56 am
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Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:52 pm
ok i'll have to wait till i get home from work, or if there's another web version way of doing it.
I got your request and approved it.

I've tried to fire up the technical test and while Task Manager says it is running, there is nothing showing up, no game, no interface, nothing. I'll try again later.

i see that we're friends, but never got anything to join the test...
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Re: Ghost Recon Breakpoint - 10/4/2019

Post by jztemple2 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:00 pm

naednek wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:48 pm
jztemple2 wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:56 am
naednek wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:52 pm
ok i'll have to wait till i get home from work, or if there's another web version way of doing it.
I got your request and approved it.

I've tried to fire up the technical test and while Task Manager says it is running, there is nothing showing up, no game, no interface, nothing. I'll try again later.
i see that we're friends, but never got anything to join the test...
I tried several times today but the game still won't start for me and I never got a reply to the problem report I posted to the forums. I even re-downloaded it again and also re-updated my drivers. I won't worry about it, unless I have the same problems in the closed beta. Damn Win10, I knew something would go wrong :grund:

Can one of you who did get the technical test to run give naednek (Uplay name naednek80) an invite?
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