XDefiant Release Date, Release Times And Preload Details On Xbox

Ubisoft's free-to-play shooter XDefiant is officially heading to Xbox Series X|S next week, after several delays pushed back this brand-new FPS. However, its release is finally on the horizon, so here's all the information you need for the Xbox launch.

Below, you'll find all the release dates, release times and preload details for XDefiant on Xbox Series X|S, along with how much space the game will take up on your console storage.

Here's everything you need to know:

When Does XDefiant Release On Xbox?

XDefiant releases for Xbox Series X and S on May 21st, 2024. There's no early access with this free-to-play shooter - everyone goes hands on at the same time.

What Time Does XDefiant Launch On Xbox?

XDefiant will go live at 10am PT / 1pm ET / 6pm BST on May 21st. This is when the public servers will be switched on by Ubisoft.

XDefiant Release Date, Release Times And Preload Details On Xbox 1

XDefiant Preload For Xbox Series X|S

XDefiant is available to preload now on all platforms, including Xbox Series X and S. The game takes up roughly 30GB of space on Xbox.

Here's what you need to do:

  1. Go to the Microsoft Store on Xbox
  2. Search for XDefiant
  3. Hit the "Install" button to start downloading

Is XDefiant Coming To Xbox One?

Unfortunately no, XDefiant won't be coming to Xbox One at this time.

At one stage, Ubisoft planned to bring the game to last-gen consoles, but those versions were dropped to "focus only on current-gen consoles".

There you have it! If you're still on the fence about giving XDefiant a go, check out our impressions of last month's server test down below. We think it's worth a shot, especially for free!

Looking forward to another FPS to play on Xbox? Tell us if you're playing XDefiant down in the comments.