The much delayed Ghost Recon: Future Soldier has yet another release date, hopefully it’s the last one. Back in June Ubisoft mentioned a March 2012 release and it seems that many retailers have not confirmed this but narrowed it to March 6th. Target, Best Buy, Amazon, Gamestop and Wal-Mart all seem to agree on this. Though it’s not an official announcement this is as good as one.
Originally planned as an early 2010, Future Soldier was suspected to fall to the wayside with many high profile titles coming out around the same time. Then it was pushed more suitable Q4 2010 position, that came and went and eventually Ubisoft landed on its current release date. Now it will be going up against the likes of Mass Effect 3 and X-Com, both of which are more highly anticipated than Future Soldier.
The Ghost Recon fanbase is highly loyal and the constant delays with this title seems to made people wonder if the Kinect integration is the main offender or if the game just needs a few extra layers of polish.
If you pre-ordered the game, own Splinter Cell: Conviction or when to one of the many media events promoting the title then you will be one of the first few to get into the beta testing this coming January.