Surprisingly, a fresh patch has been released for Ghost Recon Breakpoint, enhancing the game’s aesthetics and functionality on the PlayStation 5 as well as Xbox Series X and S. This is a surprise change of affairs given the developer, Ubisoft, canceled the title’s post-launch maintenance commitments in April 2022, declaring that there would be no more patches forthcoming for the title in any way.
It is important to note that Ghost Recon Breakpoint’s functionality on modern platforms was the easiest of the title’s concerns. Ubisoft might well have contributed to Breakpoint’s subsequent issues by utilizing it as an NFT platform after releasing a string of content upgrades that prioritized the game’s hardcore gaming options and functionality.
It seems that even though the developer finished up with the title sometime this year, a tiny team has been working on next-gen compatibility for the title the whole time. Several patches for current-gen consoles have increased the game’s efficiency settings and graphic quality. The game may now be played on PS5 at a variety of different resolutions and framerates. The main difference is that XSX can only boost to 4K from a lesser-quality source. Comparatively, XSS is limited to 1440p at 30 frames per second.
#ICYMI A post-launch next-gen console update was released for #GhostReconBreakpoint. Check out how is running the game on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. 👇 pic.twitter.com/MzA1ZBspv3
— Ghost Recon (@GhostRecon) November 17, 2022
Complete content upgrades for Ghost Recon Breakpoint were released in 2021, expanding the title with new missions, weaponry, and other improvements. At the time, indications were strong that Ubisoft would make use of the game’s last desert-themed peninsula. Unfortunately, 2022 was a terrible season for the Ghost Recon series, therefore this plan was never implemented. That’s mostly due to Ubisoft’s own NFT system.
To be more specific, Ubisoft intended to roll out its Quartz NFT platform for aesthetics with Breakpoint, resulting in the launch of a set of accessories that could be acquired only via NFT payments. Gamers were not happy with this change, and the programmer community’s subsequent outcry eclipsed their successes from the previous year.
The future of the series is unclear at this time, but the cancellation of Ghost Recon Frontline in the middle of Breakpoint’s ongoing NFT criticism is not encouraging. Finally, the excellent thing is that Breakpoint remains completely playable and offers several advantages that were missing at debut. After the new-gen enhancements have been implemented, the title should appear well on PS5 as well as Xbox Series platforms, which may pique the curiosity of additional gamers.