One of the best looking titles at E3 finally got a real title as Ghost Recon 3 is now Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® Advanced Warfighter
. Check out the press release for all of the details on the background behind the name.
Update: Daily Game is hosting a trailer for the game here
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA â€“ June 27, 2005 â€“ Today Ubisoft, one of the worldâ€™s largest videogame publishers, announced that Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® 3 (working title), the next installment in the smash-hit squad-based action franchise, will officially be known as Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® Advanced Warfighterâ„¢. Scheduled to ship for Holiday 2005, Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® Advanced Warfighterâ„¢ focuses on the deployment of the Soldier of the Future â€“ the â€˜warfighter,â€™ in military parlance, into the chaos of urban warfare.
The year is 2013. The U.S. Army has been developing â€“ and can now deploy â€“ the Integrated Warfighter System (IWS), a complex combination of cutting-edge technologies that transforms an individual soldier into the ultimate fighting force. IWS combines advanced weapons systems, satellite communication devices and enhanced survivability into one fully integrated combat system that is finally ready for the true test of the battlefield. Combining the advantages of next-generation console technology with future military technologies, Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® Advanced Warfighterâ„¢ includes a wealth of groundbreaking features, including the Cross-Com, a communication device attached to the soldierâ€™s monocle and powered by satellite technology, which will deliver constant and complete battlefield awareness seamlessly within the action.
In Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® Advanced Warfighterâ„¢, players will embody Captain Scott Mitchell as he commands the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe. The game unfolds entirely in Mexico City, where numerous, meticulously researched and detailed environments will deliver complete immersion into the future of urban warfare. Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® Advanced Warfighterâ„¢ will also include multiplayer and cooperative gameplay with exciting new elements, continuing the Ghost Recon tradition of setting the bar for multiplayer action.
About Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® Advanced Warfighterâ„¢
The face of war has changed. Enemy lines blur and there is no longer a clear opponent. New enemies and new threats require a new type of warfare - a new type of soldier. Enter the Ghosts.
In 2013, the U.S. Army will implement the Integrated Warfighter System evolving what we know as the modern soldier. IWS combines advanced weapon systems, satellite communication devices and enhanced survivability into one fully integrated combat system. The IWS program has been developed to meet these new threats head on. Now, it can be tested on the battlefield.
Following an insurgence in the heart of Mexico City, the U.S. Armyâ€™s most elite Special Forces team is deployed to the center of the conflict to regain control of the city. Greatly outnumbered but fully equipped with the IWS, this elite team is the first and last line of defense on the battlefield. They are the â€œquietâ€ professionals. They are the Ghosts.
â€¢ Next-generation gaming technology: Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® Advanced Warfighterâ„¢ is built from the ground up for next-generation consoles, maximizing increased power to deliver phenomenal graphics and a host of innovative features. Current-generation versions will be custom-tailored for each platform.
â€¢ Become the soldier of the future: Gain access to the future of military technology. Using a fully integrated combat system with cutting-edge weapons and communication systems, gamers will embody the soldier of the future. Based on actual military research, the Ghosts give gamers a realistic view of how war will be fought in the next decade.
â€¢ Revolutionary feature: Use the revolutionary Cross-Com, a communication device powered by satellite technology. Attached to the soldierâ€™s monocle, the Cross-Com provides full situational awareness and command of the battlefield. Command the Ghost squad and remote allied forces and drones, and direct artillery and air strikes. See what the squad sees and receive visual and auditory intelligence from allied forces and unmanned drones.
â€¢ Stunning urban environment: One capital, multiple locations. Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® Advanced Warfighterâ„¢ takes place entirely in Mexico City, one of the worldâ€™s largest cities. A stunning, meticulously detailed universe will provide complete immersion in the urban war of the future.
â€¢ Top-notch multiplayer experience: Tom Clancyâ€™s Ghost ReconÂ® Advanced Warfighterâ„¢ returns to deliver industry-leading multiplayer and cooperative gameplay for one of the hottest online franchises.