Ubisoft has released a preview of what’s to come in XDefiant Season 1 during the Ubisoft Forward showcase, and there’s a lot to unpack for fans of the series.

XDefiant, a first-person arena shooter game developed by Ubisoft San Francisco, is nearing its first season after a successful preseason.

Characters firing their gun in ONE Esports image for all factions and faction abilities in XDefiant
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All factions and faction abilities in XDefiant — XDefiant best faction?

The game offers an abundance of rewards for players in its first season, adding to the excitement and anticipation surrounding it.

Here are all the rewards that were teased in the game.

XDefiant Season 1 release date: What’s new in the game’s first season?

The new season introduces a new faction, GSK, inspired by Rainbow Six Siege, along with three new maps— Clubhouse, Daytona, and Rockefeller — each released monthly.

Additionally, players can look forward to three new weapons and a new mode, Capture the Flag.

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XDefiant best weapons and loadouts to dominate

A full reveal of the game’s season one content, including more information on GSK, Capture the Flag, the three new weapons, other new cosmetics, and game features, releases on the game’s new YouTube show titled XDebrief on July 1, with the first season launching on July 2, 2024.

New GSK faction

XDefiant Season 1 new faction, GSK
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New maps

New weapons

Players can download and play XDefiant for free from their PC via Ubisoft Connect, PlayStation 5, or Xbox Series XS.

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