The XDefiant Launch Week event is set to deliver a look at various aspects of the first-person shooter just prior to its release.

Ubisoft is ramping up the promotion for its Call of Duty competitor, XDefiant. From detailing each Faction to its All-Star Series, there has been plenty of content leading into its release. There's more to come, too, with the XDefiant Launch Week schedule.

The developers have shared a look at what we can expect on a handful of days before the game is live. Let's go over what each day brings.

XDefiant Launch Week

(Image via Ubisoft)
(Image via Ubisoft)

There are six total events Ubisoft is dropping for XDefiant Launch week. There's a break between some days, but the day of release is packed with stuff.

Here's everything you can expect and the date it arrives:

  • May 16 - Launch trailer and pre-load of the game begins
  • May 17 - XDebrief Preseason episode provides game news, updates, and other details
  • May 20 - The XDefiant Battle Pass trailer releases
  • May 21 - A tips and tricks guide releases
  • May 21 - The All-Star Series finishes with its finals
  • May 21 - XDefiant launches and its Preseason is live

That's four days worth of XDefiant preparation for its Launch Week. The game, as it says, is finally arriving on May 21. After a slew of test periods, with the most recent in April, Ubisoft is ready to deliver its multiversal first-person shooter.

Everything to know about XDefiant's Preseason

(Image via Ubisoft)
(Image via Ubisoft)

As stated in the XDefiant Launch Week details, the game does not begin with a Season 1. Instead, it has a Preseason period. This lasts six weeks before the first official season begins, with a seasonal cadence of new content following.

Here's everything you need to know about the Preseason:

  • Begins on May 21 at 10 a.m. PT (Game Launch)
  • Contains content included in the previous Server Test Session
  • Dedsec Faction introduced, and is unlockable or purchasable
  • 14 maps and 5 Modes
  • No ranked mode at launch, but a practice ranked playlist exists

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