Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad was the first foray of the Tom Clancy games on mobile. It is a quick-paced 5v5 RPG where one can play with specialist operators from Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six and Splinter cell. The game was released in the August of 2020. Since then, the game has amassed over a million downloads on the Play Store alone as a free-to-play title. In this article, we will discuss the news of the shut down of Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad, which would take place from October 2021.
Sad announcement on the website
In an announcement on their website, however, it has been revealed that Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad is about to shut down on the 4th of October 2021, a decision made less than a year after the release. While the reasons aren’t specified, Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad team (TCES team) feels like this is the right decision at this point in time. It still is an intriguing move since the game hasn’t done bad and Ubisoft has since then have expressed interest in other free-to-play titles and even announced a Tom Clancy: The Division mobile game.
Controversies and Future
The game also got some heat a while ago related to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement. This was a tip when criticism over offensive imagery in the opening sequence had happened.
Whatever the reason may be, whatever had happened has already taken place. The game is set to go down in a few months. Till then, players can still continue the progress up to level 70. This is until the game goes offline and is finally shut down. The game also will not be receiving any further updates.
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