A little over three years ago, announced a free-to-play entry in the survival shooter series. At that time it is Heartland it was supposed to arrive later in 2021 or 2022, but that never happened. In fact, Heartland it doesn’t come out at all.

In his , Ubisoft said it has ended development on the game, which was worked on by Red Storm Entertainment, a studio co-founded by author Tom Clancy. Ubisoft is shifting resources to what it calls “larger opportunities,” including other aspects of in and the series.

Ubisoft has canceled a number of games over the past few years to try to streamline its process and cut costs. It noted that it had cut its workforce by more than 1,700 workers in 18 months to have 19,011 employees at the end of March.

The company also provided an update on its overarching strategy. It plans to focus on two main pillars: open = world titles (like and ) and current live games (XDefiant and Rainbow Six Siege). This is where Ubisoft sees room for growth, so expect more Far Cry and Ghost Recon titles in the coming years.

As for the nearer future, we will find out the latest about the likes of AC Shadows, Star Wars Outlaws, (which should finally arrive in September)The revival of the division and XDefiant at .