Ubisoft produced a short prequel film for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier which will be aired on Thursday, May 3rd at 6:30 pm ET as part of G4’s X-Play television show.

The footage filmed under the watchful eyes of Academy Award winning directors Hervé de Crécy and François Alaux, it will also include a “secret code” that will unlock a weapon in the game itself, the publisher’s said.

Take a look at the teaser after the break:

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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