When its released in early March, Ubisoft says Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands will be the single largest open world game it has ever made. Set in a miniature Bolivia, it promises to feature one of the most authentic and exotic settings yet.
But what, exactly, is Clancys fictional U.S. Army special forces team doing in the backwoods of Latin American in the first place? And what does its mission have to do with Santa Muerte, an up and coming religious sect favored by Mexicos most violent drug cartels and the men and women who fight against them?
The backstory for Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands is complicated. During a recent presentation to the press, it took two of the games writers nearly 45 minutes to work their way through it all.
Everything related to the Clancy universe is asking a single question: What if? said Sam Strachman, the games narrative director. What if, in the near future, the relatively peaceful country of Bolivia were invaded by a Mexican drug cartel?
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