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8 Ghost Recon Wildlands Problems & Fixes



Online problems can ruin a massive online role-playing game like Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands. Ghost Recon Wildlands problems were a huge deal in the days and weeks after the game’s March launch. Today, Ghost Recon Wildlands has a large group of users that play. Many of the serious bugs are gone, but dedicated players deal with some other problems daily.

Some report that they have a hard time getting their friends into Wildlands’ different missions without them being dropped. That’s a huge problem, enjoying the game’s story with other people is a big part of its appeal. Wildlands is the largest open-world game Ubisoft has ever made. Unfortunately, some users report Ghost Recon Wildlands has issues rendering that stunning world. Plants and wildlife sometimes appear out of nowhere because Xbox One and PS4 have a hard time loading them. Wildlands has saving problems and missing missions even today.

Ubisoft engineers continue to release updates that address any Ghost Recon Wildlands problems gamers have. Also, gamers that really enjoy the title are sharing workarounds and tips to get other players through the worst of the game’s issues. Here are the Ghost Recon Wildlands problems we know about so far. When possible, we’ve included any fixes that Ubisoft or the game’s community have come up with.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Problems

  1. Add-On DLC Activation Delay on PS4
  2. No Voices on PC
  3. Some Missions Are Missing
  4. Missing Credits
  5. Progress Gone After Switching Profiles
  6. El Gato or DJ Perico Missing from Region
  7. Missing Story Intel
  8. Slow Driving on Xbox One

Ghost Recon Wildlands Problems: Add-On DLC Activation Delay on PS4 (Updated)

Ubisoft’s servers were swamped with users all trying to claim the content included with their season pass and versions of the game at launch. Now that launch is over, PS4 users can claim their add-on DLC without delay.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Problems: No Voices on PC (Updated)

PC gamers should hear non-playable characters talking in the game now. Ubisoft fixed this issue with a recent patch.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Problems: Some Missions are Missing

Some players still say that Ghost Recon Wildlands won’t show them their next mission in its mission map. Ubisoft is aware of the problem but doesn’t have a fix yet. Instead, the company says that you should get yourself killed by enemy fire. Next, you should close the game and open it again.

Xbox One, PS4 and PC gamers report having this issue.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Problems: Missing Credits

If you’re missing the credits you purchased through Ghost Recon Wildlands, Ubisoft recommends contacting their customer support as soon as possible here.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Problems: Progress Gone After Switch Characters on Xbox One

One bug can wipe out all progress in Ghost Recon Wildlands. Don’t switch between profiles on the game’s home screen on Xbox One. Those that did report losing their entire game save. Ubisoft says it will fix this issue with Ghost Recon Wildlands in an upcoming update. There’s no way to recover your save if it gets lost, it seems.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Problems: El Gato or DJ Perico Missing from Region

Ghost Recon Wildlands problems don’t get more serious than missing NPCs needed to finish objectives. Players working to free some regions from cartel control could find EL Gato or DJ Perico missing. It’s a huge problem since they are a requirement for freeing their regions.

Ubisoft says it’s working on a fix. It doesn’t have a timetable for that fix though. The company’s workaround requires you to go to a rallying point, quit the mission. Then try loading the mission again.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Problems: Missing Story Intel

There are some missing Intel in Ghost Recon Wildlands, Ubisoft says. The company recommends joining another player in co-operative mode and starting Missing Story Intel together. The mission should show up for you both correctly.

Ghost Recon Wildlands: Slow Driving on Xbox One

Xbox One owners using the Xbox Elite Controller should download the Xbox Accessories app from the Xbox Store to fix a slow driving problem that sometimes surfaces in Ghost Recon Wildlands. After installing the app, adjust the analog curve for triggers to go full speed.

Read: Ghost Recon Wildlands 6 Things to Know & See

Good luck with these Ghost Recon Wildlands problems. Gotta Be Mobile will continue adding to this list of problems and fixes. In the meantime, it’s a good idea to file a report with Ubisoft Support if you’re consistently running into an issue not listed in the Known Problems FAQ.



  1. Mitch

    03/08/2017 at 6:35 pm

    fix the damn problem with game not loading please. I didn’t buy the game just to look at the icon on my desktop. Thanks.

  2. Jason

    03/08/2017 at 7:47 pm

    Xbox one. Installed game will not launch. Once ‘installed’ all actions on Xbox dashboard lag. No quick fix methods suggested on Xbox help page working. Tried uninstalling and reinstalling several times without success. Thought disk might be corrupted, just returned from exchanging for a new disk but same issues persist. Xbox will still launch bluray and other games without difficulties. Please advise.

  3. Greg

    03/09/2017 at 6:32 pm

    Having major problem on ps4. All dpad controls drone, binoculars choosing explosives will completely vanish happening very frequently . Started after i upgraded drone skill to have explosives.

  4. Jesse

    03/11/2017 at 6:57 pm

    On the first mission where u are to interrogate the lieutenant, the yellow dot is there but the lieutenant is not. I’ve killed all the others but the guy in the white and black suit is not there. I watched YouTube and there is a guy on the phone u suppose to interrogate, but on mine he’s not there.

  5. Keith Lewis

    03/12/2017 at 4:48 am

    Had a problem with the HQ app. I installed it and syn it as per instructions. However I could not get satellite tracking working just made a clicking sound and no map. Tried a number of fixes but none worked. I found by accident that rebooting my phone cured the problem. This was an Android device don’t know about Apple devices.

  6. YvngRes

    03/12/2017 at 11:44 pm

    So, I am not able to find any major intel in Tabacal, its the last of the smuggling buchon’s I have to deal with, can’t even get a quest for it.

  7. Leoncio

    03/14/2017 at 3:31 am

    Hey I think I’m having a bug issue on the undertaker mission. I kill the three guys out front and wait for Carlos and he never shows up.


    03/15/2017 at 12:00 pm

    Smuggling has 6 bunchon if La Cabra is defeated along with another 4 buchons the last bunchon has no Story Intel and El Boquita remains locked. Unable to process any further in smuggling Storyline.

  9. Dylan Dunning

    03/16/2017 at 6:42 pm

    The agent mission where I track the guy and listen in on the conversation won’t work. My drone is sitting there and suddenly I failed for time out when I was doing everything properly thx in advance

  10. Vishnu

    03/19/2017 at 10:44 am

    Iam really very disappoint about enemy dead body are disappear while mission is running….I think it is the major draw back of this game..This glitch completely change the stealthy nature of the game

  11. Sammie

    04/02/2017 at 7:59 am

    I can not gather Intel on ghost recon wildlands.
    Any help would be appreciated.

  12. Tati

    04/08/2017 at 3:46 pm

    None of the missions for Remanzo (El Cato) are coming up on the map and missing an kingslayer file is missing

  13. sebastian careaga

    04/15/2017 at 3:27 pm

    i have problem with the territory of “El Chido”, i dont have any missions in there and i discovered every files in that territory but any of the missions appeared… please fix that problem or give me some advice for what to do

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