Ubisoft not too long ago hosted an occasion devoted to catching everybody up on information from The Division sphere. We bought a recent have a look at The Division Heartland, the free-to-play PvEvP survival hybrid, in addition to some updates concerning the cellular spin-off The Division Resurgence.
However the large information was arguably affirmation that The Division 2 will probably be getting another yr of help. Starting in June, the sport will kick off its 12 months 5, which is made up of 4 seasons.
Season One: Damaged Wings marks the beginning of a brand new arc for the sport’s story, and introduces a free mode known as Descent, which brings a rogue-lite tackle The Division’s gameplay, the place as much as 4 gamers begin recent with no gear or perks, and would wish to unlock them as they go.
Future seasons will proceed introducing Manhunts, occasions, a brand new Incursion. There’s even a recent story DLC in improvement that is going so as to add new areas, and missions to the sport.
With all of that excellent news, you’d suppose renewing help for a fifth yr of content material and investing all that money and time would additionally embrace a giant improve for brand new console house owners, however that sadly will not be the case.
The Division 2 artistic director Yannick Banchereau instructed MP1st why you should not anticipate any main upgrades for PS5 or Xbox Collection X/S.
“That’s unlikely as a result of if we actually wished to take full benefit of these, since we solely have one model of the sport that’s accessible on all platforms, taking full benefit of these would imply that the sport would now not be accessible on the previous generations,” Banchereau defined.
“We nonetheless have a whole lot of gamers that play on all generations and we’re not prepared to go away them behind and ask them to improve. Proper now we try to ensure each time we add one thing, it nonetheless runs easily on the previous gen as nicely.”
As the positioning factors out, The Division 2 does provide a greater expertise on PS5, and Xbox Collection X/S due to a rise to 60fps and a decision enhance. These additions arrived shortly after the launch of the brand new consoles, however that is concerning the extent of help there.