Ubisoft has rebranded Tom Clancy’s XDefiant to… XDefiant.
The name change comes as Ubisoft attempts to recover from the botched announcement of the game last year.
The announcement was criticised by Tom Clancy fans for straying too far from the franchise’s serious military themes and formula.
The trailer revealed graffiti-filled maps and specialists with attitude.
The rebranding appears to have been hastily deployed, with the XDefiant landing page lacking any images or a fleshed-out logo compared to the previous page.
Ubisoft told Axios that some of the game’s factions will still be pulled from the Tom Clancy universe, but new non-Clancy factions will show up too.
The publisher also announced new closed playtest sessions for the game which you can register for here.
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