History VideoGame / GhostReconOnline

20th Jan '17 9:21:31 AM Krieger22
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Free-to-play cover-based 3rd person shooter spin-off to ''{{Ghost Recon}}: Future Soldier'' with focus on teamwork. Open beta available [[http://ghost-recon.ubi.com/ghost-recon-online/en-GB/home/index.aspx here]].

Players have 3 classes to choose from. Each of them have a choice of 2 class-specific equipment. Players can change classes between match, but not inside the match itself. :

* '''ASSAULT''' are bread and butter rifleman. They can deploy ''HEAT'' system to microwave enemies out of their cover or ''BLITZ'' headfirst into the fray with shield. Wield assault rifle or shotgun. Has highest armor of all class.
* '''SPECIALIST''' are geared to support their team. They can ''BLACKOUT'' enemy equipment and disorienting them for short period, or they can fire up their ''AEGIS'' bullet-stopping energy bubble to cover teammates. Wield either [[MoreDakka LMG]] or shotgun. Balanced speed and armor.
* '''RECON''' can choose between the all-seeing ''ORACLE'' or good old ''CLOAK'' system. Wield sniper rifle or SMG. Has highest speed of all three.

In March 2014, Ubisoft has announced a total overhaul of the game into ''Ghost Recon Phantom'', featuring more in-depth backstory to the game, improved graphics, enhancements to game mechanics and many others. It was released on UsefulNotes/{{Steam}} on April 11 2014.

Ubisoft has [[http://ghost-recon.ubi.com/ghost-recon-phantoms/en-GB/community-news/index.aspx?c=tcm:21-264697-16&ct=tcm:6-231-32 announced in 25 August 2016]] that this game will be closing down.

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Free-to-play A free-to-play cover-based 3rd person shooter spin-off to ''{{Ghost Recon}}: Future Soldier'' with a focus on teamwork. Open beta available [[http://ghost-recon.ubi.com/ghost-recon-online/en-GB/home/index.aspx here]].

teamwork.

Players have 3 classes to choose from. Each of them have has a choice of 2 class-specific equipment. Players can change classes between match, matches, but not inside the match itself. :

* '''ASSAULT''' '''Assaults''' are your bread and butter rifleman. They can deploy the ''HEAT'' system (renamed the ''ADS'' in ''Phantoms'') to microwave enemies out of their cover or ''BLITZ'' ''Blitz'' headfirst into the fray with a shield. Wield Wields an assault rifle or a shotgun. Has highest the most armor of all class.
classes.
* '''SPECIALIST''' '''Specialists''' ('''Supports''' in ''Phantoms'') are geared to support their team. They can ''BLACKOUT'' ''Blackout'' enemy equipment and disorienting disorient them for a short period, or they can fire up their ''AEGIS'' (renamed the ''APS'' in ''Phantoms'') bullet-stopping energy bubble to cover teammates. Wield Wields either an [[MoreDakka LMG]] or a shotgun. Balanced speed and armor.
* '''RECON''' '''Recons''' can choose between the all-seeing ''ORACLE'' ''Oracle'' or the good old ''CLOAK'' ''Cloak'' system. Wield Wields either a sniper rifle or an SMG. Has the highest speed of all three.

In March 2014, Ubisoft has announced a total overhaul of the game into ''Ghost Recon Phantom'', Recon: Phantoms'', featuring a more in-depth backstory to the game, improved graphics, enhancements to game mechanics and many others.other features. It was released on UsefulNotes/{{Steam}} on April 11 2014.

Ubisoft has [[http://ghost-recon.ubi.com/ghost-recon-phantoms/en-GB/community-news/index.aspx?c=tcm:21-264697-16&ct=tcm:6-231-32 announced in 25 August 2016]] that this game will be closing down.
closed Ghost Recon: Phantoms on December 1, 2016 due to a steadily decreasing player population.



* AwesomeBackpack: In ''Ghost Recon Online'', all devices with the exception of Assault's Blitz (which is an expandable ballistic shield) came in this from.
* InTheHood: Recon's outfit.
* GrenadeSpam: Can happen but not encouraged since the game cost you every match you use them rather than being equipped item you can use all the time.
** The game's Leftover files and promotional art suggest that [[DummiedOut underslung grenade launcher was to be added in at some point]].

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* AwesomeBackpack: In ''Ghost Recon Online'', all devices with the exception of the Assault's Blitz (which is an expandable ballistic shield) came come in this from.
form.
* InTheHood: The Recon's outfit.
* GrenadeSpam: Can happen but not encouraged since the game cost you every match you use them players pay a fee for their use, rather than being equipped an equippable item you can use all the time.
at will.
** The game's Leftover files and promotional art suggest that an [[DummiedOut underslung grenade launcher was to be added in at some point]].



** GunAccessories: You can change the muzzle, magazine type, scopes and minor accessories like bipod for stable shooting or laser pointer for helping you tag a location for your teammates. But some parts of the gun like stock, bipod or barrel types are mostly locked and present itself in form of another variant of the gun instead. (The latter is changed in ''Ghost Recon Phantoms'' with the arrival of fully-customizable ModMaster weapons)
* HighlyConspicuousUniform: What a soldier with full diving mask is doing on top of skyscraper, or what a sniper in winter camouflage is doing in sandy construction site is anyone's guess.
* LeeroyJenkins: [[SubvertedTrope Will get you killed.]] Going alone also means that you will not get any bonus given by teammate's squad support.
* RightHandedLeftHandedGuns: How the game allows you to flip the camera between shoulders cause this to happen.

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** GunAccessories: You can change the muzzle, magazine type, scopes and minor accessories like adding a bipod for stable shooting or a laser pointer for helping to help you you tag a location for your teammates. But some parts of the gun like stock, bipod stocks, bipods or barrel types are mostly locked not player customizable and present itself are presented in the form of another variant of the gun instead. (The latter is changed in ''Ghost Recon Recon: Phantoms'' with the arrival of fully-customizable ModMaster weapons)
* HighlyConspicuousUniform: What a soldier with a full diving mask is doing on top of a skyscraper, or what a sniper in winter camouflage is doing in on a sandy construction site is anyone's guess.
* LeeroyJenkins: [[SubvertedTrope Will get you killed.]] Going alone also means that you will not get any bonus bonuses given by teammate's teammates' squad support.
* RightHandedLeftHandedGuns: How the game allows you to flip the camera between shoulders cause causes this to happen.
30th Aug '16 7:38:29 PM TypeProton
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Ubisoft has [[http://ghost-recon.ubi.com/ghost-recon-phantoms/en-GB/community-news/index.aspx?c=tcm:21-264697-16&ct=tcm:6-231-32 announced in 25 August 2016]] that this game will be closing down.
12th Dec '14 9:09:46 AM GentlemensDame883
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Free-to-play cover-based 3rd person shooter spin-off to ''{{Ghost Recon}} Future Warrior'' with focus on teamwork. Open beta available [[http://ghost-recon.ubi.com/ghost-recon-online/en-GB/home/index.aspx here]].

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Free-to-play cover-based 3rd person shooter spin-off to ''{{Ghost Recon}} Recon}}: Future Warrior'' Soldier'' with focus on teamwork. Open beta available [[http://ghost-recon.ubi.com/ghost-recon-online/en-GB/home/index.aspx here]].
8th Sep '14 8:41:37 AM DracMonster
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In March 2014, Ubisoft has announced a total overhaul of the game into ''Ghost Recon Phantom'', featuring more in-depth backstory to the game, improved graphics, enhancements to game mechanics and many others. It was released on {{Steam}} on April 11 2014.

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In March 2014, Ubisoft has announced a total overhaul of the game into ''Ghost Recon Phantom'', featuring more in-depth backstory to the game, improved graphics, enhancements to game mechanics and many others. It was released on {{Steam}} UsefulNotes/{{Steam}} on April 11 2014.
24th May '14 4:55:40 AM TypeProton
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* GrenadeSpam: Can happen but not encouraged since the game cost you for ''each'' grenade rather than being equipped item you can use all the time.

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* GrenadeSpam: Can happen but not encouraged since the game cost you for ''each'' grenade every match you use them rather than being equipped item you can use all the time.



** GunAccessories: You can change the muzzle, magazine type, scopes and minor accessories like bipod for stable shooting or laser pointer for helping you tag a location for your teammates. But some parts of the gun like stock, bipod or barrel types are mostly locked and present itself in form of another variant of the gun instead.

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** GunAccessories: You can change the muzzle, magazine type, scopes and minor accessories like bipod for stable shooting or laser pointer for helping you tag a location for your teammates. But some parts of the gun like stock, bipod or barrel types are mostly locked and present itself in form of another variant of the gun instead. (The latter is changed in ''Ghost Recon Phantoms'' with the arrival of fully-customizable ModMaster weapons)
24th May '14 4:51:46 AM TypeProton
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* AwesomeBackpack: In ''Ghost Recon Online'', all devices with the exception of Assault's Blitz (which is an expandable ballistic shield) came in this from.
11th Apr '14 9:02:05 AM GentlemensDame883
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In March 2014, Ubisoft has announced a total overhaul of the game into ''Ghost Recon Phantom'', featuring more in-depth backstory to the game, improved graphics, enhancements to game mechanics and many others. It is also coming to {{Steam}}.

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In March 2014, Ubisoft has announced a total overhaul of the game into ''Ghost Recon Phantom'', featuring more in-depth backstory to the game, improved graphics, enhancements to game mechanics and many others. It is also coming to {{Steam}}.
was released on {{Steam}} on April 11 2014.
24th Mar '14 7:34:51 PM TypeProton
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In March 2014, Ubisoft has announced a total overhaul of the game into ''Ghost Recon Phantom'', featuring more in-depth backstory to the game, improved graphics, enhancements to game mechanics and many others. It is also coming to {{Steam}}.
11th Feb '14 8:23:44 AM TypeProton
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** The game's Leftover files and promotional art suggest that [[DummiedOut underslung grenade launcher was to be added in at some point]].
11th Feb '14 8:20:21 AM TypeProton
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* HighlyConspicuousUniform: What a soldier with full diving mask is doing on top of skyscraper, or what a sniper in winter camouflage is doing in sandy construction site is anyone's guess.
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