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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands
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Ubisoft Paris
Ubisoft Annecy
Ubisoft Bucharest
Ubisoft Montpellier
Ubisoft Milan
Ubisoft Reflections
AnvilNext 2.0
Release dates
Windows March 7, 2017
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Key points

Many progression-related bugs that make completing various quests/areas impossible combined with frequent autosaving. Periodically manually backing up the save folder is highly recommended.[1]

General information

PC Report
Steam Community Discussions


All versions require Uplay and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[2]
A free trial is available (5 hours of gameplay).[3]

Version differences[edit]

The Deluxe Edition contains the base game and the Deluxe Pack.
The Gold Edition contains the base game, the Season Pass Year 1, the Deluxe Pack and the Ghost War Pass.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Some DLC items (e.g. weapons and outfits) are only available for purchase through in-game micro-transactions (not listed below).
Name Notes
Season Pass Year 1
Season Pass Year 2
Fallen Ghosts Included in the Season Pass Year 1.
Ghost War Pass
Narco Road Included in the Season Pass Year 1.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Skip all intro videos[4]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\videos\
  2. Delete or rename Nvidia.bk2, Ubisoft_Logo.bk2, VIDEO_EXPERIENCE.bk2, VIDEO_GLOBA_000.bk2 and VIDEO_INTRO_GAM.bk2.
  3. Delete the TRC folder.
Use -nointro command line argument[citation needed]


Works only with Steam version of the game.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Ghost Recon Wildlands\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/460930/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Uplay <Uplay-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\1771\
Steam <Uplay-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\3559\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/460930/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Percentage based, 75-97° at 16:9, +10° with holstered weapon
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, TAA, SMAA and SSAA (through Resolution Scale)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Double buffered.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Includes a frame rate limiter.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Console versions only.
Keyboard & Mouse Settings.
Keyboard & Mouse Settings.
Controller Settings.
Controller Settings.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Backslash cannot be bound to commands, as it is used to delete bindings on the keybinding screen. The map screen cannot be rebound from the default M.
Mouse acceleration
0-100%, default is 0%
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Only sticks, bumpers, and trigger buttons can be swapped
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Allows auto selection or choice of Xbox 360, One, and PlayStation 4 button icons
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
needs a xinput RB button mapped before start the game for command menu fix.
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts
Not available in options menu, but prompts will switch automatically.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio Settings.
Audio Settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Microphone volume in-game is tied to Windows Sound setting
Surround sound
On by default
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Background Sound found in the audio settings


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op, Versus

VR support[edit]

Devices Native Notes
Tobii Eye Tracking
Supports head tracking.

Issues fixed[edit]

Game changes microphone gain at launch[edit]

Modify microphone gain ingame[5]
  1. Start the game.
  2. Go to the audio settings.
  3. Set Microphone Volume to your preferred microphone gain.

FPS drops[edit]

Modify Nvidia Control Panel settings[6]
  1. Launch Nvidia Control Panel
  2. Go to Manage 3D settings
  3. Turn off threaded optimization
  4. Set Maximum pre-rendered frames to 1

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video 2.6e
Anti-cheat Easy Anti-cheat

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2400S 2.5 GHz
AMD FX-4320 4.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon R9 270X
2 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit system is required.
Laptop versions of these cards may work but are NOT officially supported.


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/460930/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (460930) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.