Ghost Recon Online: Ubisoft explains Steam Early Access release

Thursday, 16 January 2014 10:28 GMT By Dave Cook

Ghost Recon Online producer Corey Facteau has explained why his team opted to offer the game on Steam Early Access in a new interview.

The shooter has been in beta since Summer 2012. Speaking with Eurogamer, Facteau explained, “Bringing Ghost Recon Online to Steam has been our goal since the game’s inception. We took the time necessary to reach a quality level that can go head to head with the best online games available today before releasing on Steam.

“As the top shooter for gamers who enjoy team gameplay, we have also seen our audience expand to include MOBA fans, who comprise fifty percent of our user base. To ensure a seamless transition to the new platform, we will use Early Access to fine tune the Ghost Recon Online experience before releasing it to the rest of the world.”

There’s still no word on a final launch, but have you played the shooter yet? If so, what do you think?