The sport has been out for almost two years, however group help has modified Ubisoft’s thoughts on stopping new content material improvement.
The Division 2 launched again in 2019 and regardless of bettering almost every part in comparison with the primary recreation, together with fight, mission construction, and development, the sport underperformed for Ubisoft. Nonetheless, devoted gamers have continued supporting it, and this help has satisfied Ubisoft to proceed creating new content material for 2021.
In a put up on the sport’s official Twitter account, Ubisoft mentioned it had reversed course after beforehand planning to not develop any extra main updates for The Division 2.
Right now, we’re thrilled to verify that had been can be extra content material for The Division 2 launched later this 12 months! pic.twitter.com/LRlTwVZEtp
— The Division 2 (@TheDivisionGame) February 12, 2021
“A few of you had seen that Title Replace 12 was initially meant to be the final main Title Replace for The Division 2, however because of your continued help, we are actually within the early levels of improvement for recent content material to launch later in 2021,” the put up mentioned. “Whereas it’s nonetheless too early to enter extra particulars at present, you will not have to attend too lengthy, as we’ll share extra as quickly as we will.”
The Division 2 actually had much less intensive work wanted to enhance it post-launch than one other open-world shooter from Ubisoft: Ghost Recon Breakpoint. Buggy and with role-playing parts included that did not match the franchise, it acquired a critical thrashing and poor gross sales that led to Ubisoft providing a mode referred to as “The Ghost Expertise” with extra conventional shooter gameplay.
The Division 2 is not the one undertaking developer Ubisoft Large is engaged on, both. The studio can be creating an open-world Star Wars recreation, in addition to a undertaking based mostly on James Cameron’s Avatar.