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Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting loot boxes

Andy Chalk
 

Ubisoft's rumble-in-the-jungle shooter Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting a free update tomorrow called Extended Ops that will add a new PvP mode called Extraction, new maps, and new "Icon Costumes" based on characters from Rainbow Six Siege and the Wildlands campaign. (Because there's nothing weird about running through the Bolivian jungle in full Arctic gear. ) The update will also introduce Battle Crates, which Ubi described as "an additional and accessible way to complete your cosmetic customization experience.

 
 
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands: Ghost War - Update #3 - Extended Ops | Ubisoft [US]

" First up, the Extraction mode, in which teams must either raid a compound and escort one of two hostages inside from safety, or defend the compound and keep said extraction from happening. It's not clear if, like in the real world, defenders can prevent the hostage rescue by simply shooting the hostage: I'm pretty sure that was an option in an old Action Quake 2 mod I used to play, but the blurb says only that the attackers must get the

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