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How to play Tom Clancy’s XDefiant Open Beta: Xbox, PlayStation, and PC registration

You can now register to play in the Open Beta for the next game in the Tom Clancy universe, XDefiant, so here’s how.



Tom Clancy's XDefiant Open Beta

Ubisoft has officially announced XDefiant, an upcoming multiplayer FPS set in the Tom Clancy universe. You can now register for the Open Beta, so here’s how to play XDefiant early.

In a broadcast on July 19, Ubisoft revealed their upcoming FPS title: Tom Clancy’s XDefiant. This free-to-play arena shooter will feature Factions and other gameplay elements from the Tom Clancy Universe.

XDefiant’s fast-paced arena-style gameplay bears resemblance to Call of Duty, but will also bring in fans of the Tom Clancy games such as Rainbow Six Siege and Splinter Cell. You’ll play in classic 6v6 modes as soldiers from different Factions who bring their own unique abilities to the table.

Alongside the announcement was the reveal that you can now register for the Open Beta, so here’s how to do it.

How to play Tom Clancy’s XDefiant early

Tom Clancy's XDefiant characters

XDefiant’s release date hasn’t been revealed yet, but players can begin registering for the Open Beta already.

Here’s how to sign up for XDefiant’s Open Beta on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, PS5, and PC:

  1. Go to the official XDefiant website
  2. Click on the ‘Register’ button in the top right corner
  3. Select your preferred platform
  4. Hit ‘Register’
  5. Either create a new Ubisoft account or sign in
  6. Select ‘Game Options’ from the drop down menu
  7. Hit ‘Next,’ and you’re officially signed up to the Open Beta

If you get selected to play in the Open Beta, you’ll receive an email from Ubisoft explaining what to do next. Registering is on a first come first served basis, so make sure to sign up ASAP to lock in your place in the Beta.

There is also a Closed Test for PC players in the US and Canada on August 5th. However, by signing up to the Open Beta, you’ll get the chance to be one of the first to play XDefiant, no matter your platform of choice.

If you wish to change your registered platform ahead of the Beta, you can just log back into the portal and change your platform.

Also, check out how to play in Battlefield 2042’s Open Beta ahead of its release on October 22.

Image Credit: Ubisoft