The Division 2 was alleged to be over now. Title Replace 12, which dropped final month in Ubisoft’s massively multiplayer shooter recreation, was meant to be the final. Ubisoft Large introduced then that because of persevering with participant assist, The Division 2 is in actual fact going to see further updates this 12 months, and as we speak the studio has offered a glimpse at what to anticipate over the subsequent 12 months.
Ubisoft says that The Division 2 has now reached greater than 40 million distinctive gamers because it launched nearly two years in the past. Since then, it’s launched each a free trial and a paid enlargement, Warlords of New York. There have additionally been some main additions, such because the 100-floor Summit constructing, by which Ubisoft says has seen some 97 million flooring have been scaled – which works out to be greater than the gap to the moon.
In any case, the Division staff at Large has begun work on new content material, with producer Adrian Trasca and affiliate inventive director Yannick Banchereau remaining in management roles. The studio estimates that the brand new content material “will take a number of months to finish” and that the subsequent main replace may be anticipated late this 12 months “on the earliest.”
What that content material will entail remains to be a thriller Large isn’t prepared to debate simply but, but it surely says it desires the subsequent replace to “carry a significant change to the sport.”
Within the meantime, the subsequent season of The Division 2 will probably be a re-run of Yr 2 Season 1, which implies one other alternative to gather the rewards supplied in the course of the first season of Warlords of New York. Ubisoft says you’ll be able to count on common leagues and world occasions, in addition to new attire occasions, because it re-runs the previous 12 months’s seasonal schedule.
Lastly, Large’s Hamish Bode, who helped create The Division’s ‘State of the Sport’ livestreams, is shifting to a brand new function as communications supervisor for Ubisoft Stockholm, the place he says he’ll be engaged on an as-yet-unrevealed venture that he’s “EXTREMELY excited to share” extra about when the time comes.