ghost war open beta dates: 9/21-9/25

The Ghost Recon War Open Beta will start on September 21 at 6 am EST.
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Ghost War

Learn more about the new PvP mode of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands, a thrilling 4v4 team deathmatch experience that will put your tactical skills to the test.

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Ghost War is Ghost Recon Wildlands’ new PvP mode. In Ghost War, you will be able to live the ultimate PvP experience in a 4 vs 4 team deathmatch mode. This intense and epic PvP focuses on teamwork, strategy, and intense tactical firefights.

Your participation in this Open Beta will allow us to gather precious feedback and continue to work with the team to improve the experience. This Open Beta will allow us to test several key technical elements of the game including matchmaking, connectivity, server setup, and gameplay balancing.

All Open Beta participants have access to a selection of platforms to get more information about the game and also to share their feedback.

Here is the listing of official Open Beta channels:

Open Beta Portal
Available from September 13th to 25th
This is your entry point to the Ghost War Open Beta. Here you will be able to download the beta, read the latest news, learn more about Ghost War and consult these official FAQs!

Open Beta Forums
Available from September 13th to 28th.
The forums are the place to share your thoughts about the Open Beta. You will also find there a known issues list and community support threads.

Customer Support
If you are experiencing any issues with your Ubisoft account or have difficulties accessing your game, please contact our customer support agents.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Ghost War Open Beta will begin on Thursday, September 21st to July 25th at 10am UTC and end on Monday, September 25th at 10am UTC.

Preload will be available starting Tuesday, September 19th at Midnight local time for PS4 and Xbox One, 4pm UTC on Steam and 7am UTC on Uplay PC.

For any additional information regarding the Ghost Recon Wildlands Ghost War Open Beta, check out the 'Ghost War News' tab above.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta will be available on Xbox One, PS4, PS4 PRO and PC.

The Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta is accessible to all players on Xbox-One, PS4 and PC (in eligible countries). Please note that a Ubisoft account is required to be able to play the game.

You don’t need any keys to join the Open Beta, simply go to your platform store, download and play! You will also find links to download the beta on the official portal.

Xbox One:
Reach the Games menu and search for Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta.
Please note that you need an XBL account to play the beta.

Go to the Playstation Store and search for Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta.
Please note that you need a PS+ account to play the beta.

Uplay PC:
Launch Uplay PC launcher, Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta will be available in your Free Games list.

Launch Steam, search for the Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta product page and click on “Play now” button to download the Open Beta in your library.

North, Central and South American countries have access to the Open Beta.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Ghost War Open Beta will feature all languages supported by the final game.

Here is the list of supported languages for the Open Beta:

Interface Full Audio Subtitles
English x x x
French x x x
Italian x x x
German x x x
Spanish x x x
Arabic x x
Simplified Chinese x x
Traditional Chinese x x
Korean x x
Japanese x x x
Dutch x x
Polish x x
Portuguese-Brazil x x x
Russian x x x
Czech x x

Yes you can! Share your best moments by using the official hashtag #GhostRecon!

In the meantime, we are releasing a new version of our fankit to allow you to decorate your channels to Ghost Recon Wildlands colors. Check out our official game arts and stream layouts! Available right now on:

The Development team can’t wait to see what you will create!

All participants of the Open Beta will unlock a special reward for the final game. We have been working with the Ubisoft Club team to offer all Open Beta players a Ghost War XP booster. Learn more on

For the Open Beta, this will depend on your platform.

Indeed, on PC, you will only have to download an update to be able to play (approximatively 20 GB). Patch will be available from preload starting September 19th.

If you deleted the Closed Beta version, you will be able to download the full Open Beta version directly.

However, on PS4 & Xbox One a full download will be required.

The download file is approximately of 30 GB for consoles, and 40 GB for PC. Make sure you have enough space on your hard drive, and give yourself some time for the download by preloading the build starting September 19th.

Yes, a Ubisoft account is mandatory to register to the Ghost War Open Beta.

This Ghost War Open Beta only features a chunk of this new mode.

Please note that some elements of the game might not be available during this period, and that this is a work in progress version of Ghost War.

The Ghost War Open Beta will allow you to play with 6 different classes (more classes will be available at launch and post-launch) in this 4 VS 4 Team Deathmatch new mode.

You will have access to the first 5 maps (more maps will be available at launch and post-launch).

Your characters and progression from the Ghost War Open Beta won’t be preserved for the final game.

In order to invite friends to your game session, you will need to add them to your account first.

Uplay PC
- Login into Uplay with your Ubisoft Account or activate the overlay directly from the game by using the Shift+F2 shortcut.
- Select the friends menu and click on "Add friends"
- Enter your friend’s Ubisoft Account and press Enter to initiate the research, send an invite to your desired friend.

Xbox One & PS4
- Select the "Friends" function from your console home-screen
- Search for a Gamertag or Online ID to send an invite to your desired friend.

Your friends list will be automatically replicated in the Ghost Recon Wildlands lobby.

Yes. As Ghost War is an online 4 vs 4 PvP mode, you will need an internet connection to play against other players.

As for the final game mode, the Ghost War Open Beta will require XBL Gold or PSN+ subscription.

For more information about the Ghost Recon development team stance against cheating, please read our Rules of Engagement in the 'Ghost War News' tab above.

Yes. Ghost Recon Wildlands includes an anti-cheat solution and we have at heart to ensure the best experience for all players by encouraging fair usage of the game.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Code of Conduct is available on the official website.

The Code of Conduct is supplemental to Ubisoft Terms of use. Please refer to such terms for additional conduct rules.

To be able to play the Ghost War Open Beta in the best conditions, we recommend you to check the following requirements.

Recommended system setup has been tested on 1920*1080 resolution and High preset. We only recommend it to players using very high-end setup to go beyond those values.

OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
PROCESSOR: Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz or AMD FX-4320 @ 4 GHz or equivalent
VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX660/GTX750Ti/GTX 950 /GTX1050 or AMD HD7870/R9 270X/R9 370X/RX 460 (2GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better)VRAM or more – See supported List */**
Resolution: 720p
Video Preset: Low

OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7- 3770 @ 3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4 GHz
VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX970/GTX 1060 or AMD R9 290X /R9 390/RX480 (4GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better) – See supported List */**
Resolution: 1080p
Video Preset: High

*Supported NVIDIA cards at time of release:
• GeForce GTX600 series: (minimum) GeForce GTX660 or better | (recommended) N/A
• GeForce GTX700 series: (minimum) GeForce GTX750Ti or better | (recommended) N/A
• GeForce GTX900 series: (minimum) GeForce GTX950 or better | (recommended) GeForce GTX970 or better
• GeForce GTX10-Series: (minimum) any GeForce GTX10 card | (recommended) GeForce GTX1060 or better

**Supported AMD cards at time of release
• Radeon HD7000 series: (minimum) Radeon HD7870 or better | (recommended) none
• Radeon 200 series: (minimum) Radeon R9 270x or better | (recommended) Radeon R9 290X or better
• Radeon 300/Fury X series: (minimum) Radeon R9 370X or better | (recommended) Radeon R9 390 or better
• Radeon 400 series: (minimum) Radeon RX460 or better | (recommended) Radeon RX480 or better

Gamepad Support
• Microsoft Xbox 360
• Microsoft Xbox One (Original/Elite)
• PlayStation 4 (Original/Pro)
• Steam controller

Other controllers may work, however they are not officially supported. They may require third-party software to work. Please contact the controller manufacturer for assistance. Examples include:
• Any third-party Xbox-compatible controller
• Logitech Chillstream
• OUYA controller

Check out our dedicated guide on the forums to discover some general tips of how to improve and customize your Ghost War Open Beta experience on PC.


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