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Ghost Recon Breakpoint open beta is coming next week, now here's Lil Wayne

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A Ghost Recon Breakpoint closed beta ran earlier this month, and apparently it went pretty well because Ubisoft announced today that an open beta will take place later this month. Players will have access to "several regions, missions, and modes" in solo and co-op play, as well as the Ghost War PvP mode, which wasn't available in the closed beta.

The open beta will run September 26-30, with preloading beginning on September 24. "Many changes and improvements" have been made since the closed beta, says Ubisoft, and just in case you were curious, it also says that your beta progress will not transfer to the full game.

Take note that the start time for both preloading and play on the Epic Games Store are five hours behind Uplay and other platforms, for reasons unclear. In case anyone had forgotten, Ghost Recon Breakpoint will not be released on Steam, and so neither will the open beta.

Ubisoft also released a live-action Ghost Recon Breakpoint video today featuring Lil Wayne making life difficult for his squadmates. You can enjoy that up above if you want, or dive into the detailed open beta start time schedule below. Ghost Recon Breakpoint comes out on October 4.

(Image credit: Ubisoft)

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.