Ubisoft released a trailer for its short prequel film Ghost Recon: Alpha.

Ghost Recon: Alpha the short movie prequel to Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, will premiere exclusively on Monday May 14 via Ubisoft’s YouTube channel.

The 25-minute flick will be available on the same day as Future Soldier in North America, on May 22. A Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will be going for $14.95 and as a standalone DVD for $7.95. A code to unlock an exclusive weapon in the Xbox 360 version of Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is hidden in the film, get the trailer after the break:

The film was aired earlier on May 3rd via Lovefilm and on G4′s X-Play television show.

The film follows the Ghosts as they enter behind enemy lines and are tasked with eliminating one of the most sought-after war criminals. Here’s a list of the connections the films has with Future Solider:

  • 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.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is scheduled to release for PS3 and Xbox 360 on 22nd May in North America, 24th May in Europe, and 25th May in the UK and will land on June 15th for PC.

 

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