Everything revealed for XDefiant Season 1.

At the Ubisoft's Forward showcase, XDefiant announced its upcoming Season 1, its release date, and all the exciting new content that will come along. Read ahead!

When is XDefiant Season 1 release date?

XDefiant will launch its Season 1 on July 2.

We'll have about three weeks before Season 1 arrives with plenty of new in-game content. Some of these are even game-shifting additions. We'll get the full preview of XDefiant Season 1 on July 1, a day before the launch.

What's coming in XDefiant Season 1?

New faction

XDefiant will add a new faction in the game called GSK. This faction will join the other five existing ones - the Libertad, Phantoms, Echelon, Cleaners, and DeadSec.

Three new maps

More maps will also arrive in Season 1! XDefiant will release a total of three maps with one release per month. Check out all the new maps in XDefiant below.

  • Clubhouse
  • Daytona
  • Rockefeller

New game mode: Capture the Flag

We'll also see the famous Capture the Flag game mode enter the fray. This is the sixth game mode added to the game. The existing game modes are Domination, Occupy, HotShot, Escort, and Zone Control.

On top of all the exciting additions, a new and revamped rank progression will enter the game. These are only the biggest teases from the trailer, but more content awaits in Season 1.

Claim free Eruption weapon skins in XDefiant

Fortunately, we don't have to wait for too long to get the hype train going. You can already claim a free reward to celebrate the upcoming Season 1 of XDefiant. Just play XDefiant in the next 48 hours to claim 3 free Eruption weapon skins. This expires on June 12 at 12:00 PM PT.

Watch the full trailer below!

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