Today Ubisoft announced Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha, a short film prequel to the upcoming Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.
Ghost Recon Alpha is a 25-minute prequel film that follows the Ghosts as they are dropped into the heat of battle behind enemy lines on a mission to eliminate one of the world’s most wanted criminals.
According to Ubisoft, Alpha is deeply connected to Future soldier in a number of ways. Check them out below:
- Characters: The main four characters in the movie are the same four playable characters in the video game.
- Storyline: The movie takes place immediately before a key turning point in the video game’s storyline, a vicious attack against a major European city.
- Location: the location where the movie takes place will be one of the multiplayer maps available in the adversarial mode of the video game.
- Exclusive unlock: a secret code is also hidden in the movie, enabling access via Ghost Recon Network to an exclusive weapon unlock playable in Ghost Recon Future Soldier.
The film is being directed by Academy Award winners Hervé de Crécy and François Alaux, who won an Oscar in 2010 for Logorama. The is written by Tim Sexton, the man behind Children of Men and Gregory Pruss. Tune into G4 TV on Thursday, May 34d at 6:30 PM for the world premiere of the short film.
Check out the trailer and screens below: