17 May 2024

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XDefiant: In-Game Purchase Philosophy

We endeavor to be an amazing arcade shooter experience, in a Free-To-Play package. A crucial part of this will be to keep making great content to excite and engage our players for years to come, season after season.

No Pay to Win
We want to take this time to have an open conversation about the different types of purchasable content we will provide. But first, let's go over a major point:

  • There are no pay-to-win mechanics - Any gameplay impacting content that is purchasable is also unlockable through challenges to ensure fair play amongst our community.
  • For example, the DedSec faction in Preseason will be purchasable or unlockable through an in-game challenge by acquiring 700k XP.

Rewarding Your Time
Our goal is to be providing amazing customization options that reward all of the matches, victories, and even defeats that you put into the game. As you play that one more match, all of your time and energy will work towards unlocking content either through the Battle Pass or challenges.

Just a few examples of how your time will be rewarded:

  • Free Battle Pass Rewards
  • In-Game Challenges, both Daily and Weekly
  • Ubisoft Connect Challenges
  • Weapon Mastery (with regular updates)
  • Community Participation Rewards like Twitch Drops, giveaways, and in-game events.

Focus on Customization
We know being able to display your identity as a player is important, and so customization will be key to the XDefiant experience. We will be offering:

  • Character Skins
  • Weapon Skins
  • MVP Player Animations
  • Player Cards
  • Emoji Packs
  • Even more coming in the future!

Evaluating Over Time
Like we said, we know this is an important topic. A topic that demands reflection and evaluation. As XDefiant progresses, we will be listening to your feedback, as well as player surveys and in-game player data, and constantly evaluating to make sure we are providing fair and engaging customization options.

At launch, here is the type of content you can expect:

  • Premium Battle Pass
  • Character cosmetics
  • Weapon cosmetics
  • Faction unlocks
  • Player Card Backgrounds
  • Player animations
  • Emoji packs