XDefiant’s Release Date Is Out Now

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Ubisoft has officially unveiled the release date for their highly anticipated free-to-play shooter, XDefiant, after eager anticipation from fans.

XDefiant, Ubisoft’s entry in the competitive shooter genre to rival Call of Duty, was briefly playable during a recent public Server Test Session. Now, with several setbacks behind it, XDefiant has settled on a release date that is rapidly approaching.

When Is XDefiant Releasing?

XDefiant is set to launch on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and exclusively on PC through Ubisoft Connect. It has also been confirmed that XDefiant will feature a six-week preseason before starting its regular seasonal content updates. Players can look forward to a wealth of content during the preseason, with details already shared to get players ready.

XDefiant Preseason

XDefiant has an exciting year planned for all players who dive in. Those who participated in the Server Test Session and Insider Session will be able to access their earned rewards when launching XDefiant. Below are details about what to expect in the preseason, along with the one-year roadmap.


  • Echelon
  • Phantoms
  • Cleaners
  • Libertad
  • Dedsec (after unlocking or purchasing)


  • Arena
  • Attica Heights
  • Dumbo
  • Echelon HQ
  • Emporium
  • Liberty
  • Mayday
  • Meltdown
  • Midway
  • Nudleplex
  • Pueblito
  • Showtime
  • Times Square
  • Zoo


  • Domination
  • Hot Shot
  • Occupy
  • Escort
  • Zone Control

New Ranked Mode Practice Playlist

Engage in 4v4 competitive matches to refine your skills and prepare for the upcoming ranked mode. This playlist includes 4v4 versions of Domination, Occupy, Escort, and Zone Control.

XDefiant one-year roadmap

Each season, XDefiant will introduce fresh content for players to savor. Over the span of a year, expect four new factions, 12 weapons, 12 maps, and a seasonal battle pass to be added every three months. The countdown to XDefiant’s release is on, and players can look forward to an action-packed experience.

That sums up the latest on XDefiant’s confirmed release date. Are you eager to dive into XDefiant? Share your excitement in the comments below! For more XDefiant information, explore our Guide Hub.

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