How To Pre Load Xdefiant Featured Image
Image: Ubisoft

How to pre-load XDefiant

Get ahead of the rush early.

To prepare yourself for what’s supposed to be the “CoD killer”, it’s best to get ahead with your friends and pre-load XDefiant. This can be a little confusing with all the time zones, which is why this guide will cover how to preload XDefiant. 

Recommended Videos

XDefiant: How to pre-load on PC

There’s going to be a few steps before you go guns blazing with the best weapons in the game. The first and probably the most obvious is to download Ubisoft’s launcher, Ubisoft Connect. Make sure you have an account as well. You can use your Xbox, Gmail, and other properties to gain access. Once that’s done, you have to wait till May 16th to pre-load. The game will be available on your computer, but you won’t be able to play it XDefiant launches on May 21st.

XDefiant: How to pre-load on Xbox and PlayStation

For console users, you don’t have access to Ubisoft Connect. To pre-load head into the respective store and simply download it there. However, just like PC users, you’ll have to download it around either May 16th or the 17th

Xdefiant Players In Green Healing Light1
Image: Ubisoft

When do XDefiant pre-load times begin?

As mentioned, time zones can be confusing, and game developers most of the time have information based on where they are. This forces many to calculate what time it’ll be available for them. I have been in this situation many times before and have been left confused; sadly, XDefiant follows suit. But, don’t worry. I got the time zones for each region below to help make sense of all of this.

  • For the US and Canada, you can pre-load XDefiant on May 16th at 1 PM EST. The game will launch for you on May 21st at 1 PM. 
  • All of Europe can pre-load the game on May 16th at 7 PM CEST. The full game will become available on May 21st at 7 PM CEST
  • South America expects pre-loading to start May 16th at 2 PM BRT. The following week on May 21st at 2 PM BRT, you should be able to play.
  • For Oceania and Asia users, you’ll have to wait a little longer. Pre-load starts on May 17th at 3 AM AET, and the game goes live on May 22nd at 3 AM AET.
Xdefiant Pre Load Times
Image: Ubisoft

XDefiant looks promising regarding its SBMM, ranked, and casual modes. It could give CoD a run for its money


PC Invasion is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more
related content
Read Article Where to find a Shiny Hoartoise in Wuthering Waves
Where To Find A Shiny Hoartoise In Wuthering Waves Featured Image
Read Article How to wait for Xiaoyu’s message in Wuthering Waves
Wuthering Waves Waiting Pose
Read Article How to solve Perspective Bender Domain puzzles in Wuthering Waves
Wuthering Waves Perspective Bender
Related Content
Read Article Where to find a Shiny Hoartoise in Wuthering Waves
Where To Find A Shiny Hoartoise In Wuthering Waves Featured Image
Read Article How to wait for Xiaoyu’s message in Wuthering Waves
Wuthering Waves Waiting Pose
Read Article How to solve Perspective Bender Domain puzzles in Wuthering Waves
Wuthering Waves Perspective Bender
Author
Raza Malik
Raza is a Contributing Writer who's been at PC Invasion since March 2023. After he earned his Media Arts degree at Niagara College, he went on to grow his portfolio by working at such publications as GameRant. While he plays a wide array of different types of games, Raza enjoys discussing open-world games, shooters, and live service games. Some of his favorite series include Assassin's Creed, God of War, and the Diablo series. On the side, he enjoys editing videos, and creating content for his side project Marching Into Madness.