XDefiant Showcase Announced for April 13th

Closed beta starts on April 13th and includes four playable factions, four modes, 13 maps, an exclusive reward track and Ranked Mode.

Between canceling projects and games like Skull and Bones going missing, it’s easy to forget that XDefiant is a thing. The free-to-play competitive shooter doesn’t have a release date yet, but a showcase is happening on April 13th at 10 AM PST. It will offer an “inside look” at the title, complete with a show match in Ranked Mode.

Registrations are also open for the closed beta, which starts on April 13th, 10 AM PT and ends on April 23rd, 11 PM PT. Four factions are playable – Libertad, Echelon, Phantoms and the Cleaners with DedSec locked until later. Four modes – Escort, Zone Control, Domination and Occupy – are available with a whopping 13 maps, including Attica Heights, Mayday, Meltdown, Midway, Nudleplex, Showtime, Times Square Zoo, Echelon HQ, Emporium, Liberty, Arena, Dumbo and Pueblito.

An alpha work-in-progress build of Ranked Mode will also be playable. Despite player and weapon progression, complete with challenges, being available, they won’t carry over into future phases. What will carry over are the ten cosmetic rewards from the closed beta track. It includes skins for weapons and characters and player cards.

XDefiant is coming to Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5 and PC.