XDefiant release date leaks, new features, platforms, crossplay and preseason details

XDefiant release date leaks, new features, platforms, crossplay and preseason details

Ubisoft are still yet to announced the release date for XDefiant, however, fans are hopeful that they will play the game very soon based on leaked details, check out all the details below

XDefiant is a highly anticipated game, which has the potential to compete Call of Duty, arguably the most popular game in the genre.

XDefiant release date leaks, new features, platforms, preseason details

While Ubisoft have released closed betas in the past and confirmed everything set to arrive in the preseason, they have not confirmed any details about the release date.


XDefiant leaked release date

So far, Ubisoft have only stated that XDefiant will release in summer of 2023 without confirming any dates. This means that the game could either come out in late August or September.  Meanwhile, the leaked release date for XDefiant is set as September 2. Renowned leaker LudwigAhgren posted on Twitter that they are hosting a tournament on September 2.

Interestingly, the promotional trailer also featured XDefiant alongside other games such as Minecraft, Fall Guys, and Street Fighter 6. With Gamescom 2023 Opening Night Live set to take place on August 22, Ubisoft could reveal the launch day. XDefiant is set to release on PlayStation, PC, as well as Xbox on last as well as current-gen. This means that players can play it on PS4 and PS5, Xbox One and Series X/S. Moreover, much to the delight of gamers, XDefiant has crossplay between all these three systems.



XDefiant is a free-to-play FPS video game that popular game developers Ubisoft, developed and published. The game is currently still under development and will release on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and Windows. The game will exclusively release on Ubisoft Connect for PC.

XDefiant preseason

Given below is the full list of everything available in the XDefiant preseason according to the official Ubiforward blog post:

  • 14 Maps
  • 10 Arena
  • 4 Progression
  • 5 Factions
  • Cleaners
  • Libertad
  • Echelon
  • Phantoms
  • Dedsec (unlockable)
  • 5 Modes
  • 44 Weapons

According to Ubisoft, the preseason will last for six weeks, following which a new season will arrive every three months. The new season will introduce weapons, factions, and maps.

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