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Tom Clancy's The Division: news and videos


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Ubisoft shelves Division DLC in favor of fixing the core game

Ubisoft had a roadmap laid out for The Division's DLC, but it's taking a slight detour. Rather than continue to release new content, the developers are taking a step back and fixing a few things before getting in any deeper. In a post on Th...   read

 
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The Division

The Division's recent Steam reviews are 'overwhelmingly negative'

It looks like there's been...some kind of fissure, maybe, between fans of The Division and The Division itself. The overall Steam reviews for Tom Clancy's estate's latest martial law fantasy are "Mixed" over the four months since release. T...   read

 
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State of the Game

The Division is getting 'significant weapon balancing'

Ubisoft is getting serious with Tom Clancy's The Division. A few weeks back the company started banning cheaters on strike one and now there's a new patch planned that will bring, "significant weapon balancing" so that, "players will have t...   read

 
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The Division's Underground and Survival expansions describe the current state of the game

Ubisoft is still committed to making The Division happen. "It's a cool, cool-ass game," Aisha Tyler explains. In the upcoming expansion, "Underground," "you and your team will be fighting against a dangerous threats underneath the streets ...   read

 
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Ubisoft cracks down

The Division will ban cheaters on strike one

Ubisoft's past attempts to get tough on cheaters in The Division have apparently not gone far enough to dissuade cheating. The company is adopting the same policy that Rainbow Six: Siege just enacted: cheaters can now be banned on the first...   read

 
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Ubisoft's working on a Division movie

There was never much doubt about Ubisoft's intentions for The Division. It has always been pegged as a huge series for the French publisher, living up to that expectation when it became the all-time fastest-selling game in a new proper...   read

 
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The Division's next update includes a massive troll mechanic

The Division ship has sailed for me for now, but some folks are still enjoying it in spite of the exploits and glitches players are dealing with at present. That includes the upcoming 1.2 update, titled "The Conflict," which is arrivin...   read

 
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The Division

The Division is now the biggest new IP launch ever

Ubisoft has confirmed The Division has 9.5 million registered users, making it the most successful launch ever.  That’s not 9.5 million sales, mind you - registered users means people in the same household may be using the same c...   read

 
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The Division

The Division's daily quests are bugging out

If you're still playing The Division, you may have run across some pesky bugs, which have permeated throughout the game at this point. One big one includes bugged dailies, which don't even appear for some players. For those who aren't aware...   read

 
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The Division

Ubisoft is coming down hard on The Division cheaters this week

Coming off of the "they need to rewrite the game on PC" debacle for The Division, Ubisoft is noting that it's going to make cheaters pay this week. If players opt to cheat twice, they're permanently banned, with the first salvo serving as a...   read

 
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The Division hacks

Ubisoft netcode means The Division hackers are here to stay barring 'complete rewrite'

From constantly falling through the environment and getting stuck weird places to cheating boss fights, The Division is glitchy, and that's to say nothing of the enterprising PC players able to give themselves infinite health, infinite ammo...   read

 
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The Division's borked Dark Zone is a big enough deal for Fox News

The Division’s borked issues have been making headlines, we know, but I don’t think anyone of us expected it to make it onto Fox News in a segment about prepping 18-year-olds for Real Life Problems. In a discussion about what s...   read

 
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The Division

Ubisoft sort of fixes The Division's Incursion issues

Ubisoft has dropped a patch which tackles the cheesy completion of The Division’s Incursion mode, Falcon Lost. But rather than address the glitchy issues themselves, the patch has revised how you fight the final boss, and now requires...   read

 
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The Division

Division players get 150 free Phoenix Credits this weekend

Ubisoft is trying to make good with people who have had to put up with glitches, bugs, and inconveniences in The Division since its early March launch. The way it intends to do that is by offering level 30 players a nice chunk of the g...   read

 
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Ubisoft's looking into how to punish people who glitch The Division's toughest new boss

This week's Incursions update to The Division brought many changes to the game, including Falcon Lost -- the most difficult mission to date. It's considered end-game content, and Ubisoft won't even let people play it unless their entir...   read

 
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The Division

You can (maybe) dress up as an Assassin or Sam Fisher in The Division now

You can’t throw a stick around here lately without hitting news about The Division, I know, but given this might be shinier news rather than the crap about characters being wiped and that maddeningly restrictive trade scheme, what the...   read

 
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The Division

People aren't losing their Division characters after all

Some worrying news came out of the Incursions update to The Division yesterday. A good handful of folks playing on Xbox One logged in to find that their characters were missing, seemingly mysteriously deleted. It's unknown what percent...   read

 
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The Division

The Division's latest patch is deleting characters on Xbox One

If you’ve been playing The Division on Xbox One, but haven’t had time to check out the new patch yet, you may want to take a short break from the game. There have been a lot of reports that the new update is deleting characters....   read

 
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The Division

Players can trade gear in The Division now, but no one's making money off of it

Any persistent game with rare loot drops will naturally have its share of players looking to take shortcuts. Titles like World of Warcraft and Dota 2 have entire economies that thrive on the sale of in-game items for real wor...   read

 
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The Division

Division players best go convert all their materials tonight

People who play Tom Clancy's The Division would be wise to take a break tonight from saving New York City from looters and ne'er-do-wells. Instead, they should play the part of imaginary Jo-Ann's Fabrics employees, laying all the craft...   read

 
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Seems like The Divison players spend most of their time playing alone

I love it when companies share things like this. Ubisoft shared the infographic above to illustrate how much has happened in the 30-some days since The Division's release. In just once month, players have killed more than 17 bill...   read

 
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Division

Two strikes and yer out: Ubisoft to start permanently banning Division cheaters

The Division on PC is about to become a significantly more scrupulous place. Those who can't keep themselves from breaking the rules are about to be ushered out. And the rest of the players can help make it happen. Ubisoft developers M...   read

 
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The Division

The Division details its first raid patch

When Tuesday, April 12 rolls around, much like Destiny, The Division is getting a massive update that brings raids (Incursions) into the mix. Ubisoft has now fully detailed the free patch, which will add the "Falcon Lost" Incursion to the g...   read

 
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Podtoid 329: Tom Clancy's The Division Special

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or download it here. The Division. It's out. And we have opinions about it. Unfortunately, those opinions aren't hot takes, as we had to delay the recording of this podcast due to GDC shena...   read

 
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Tom Clancy's The Division

The Division's Dark Zone is about to get better

Are you still out there in the Dark Zone, dividing to your heart's content? Are you cold and alone, wishing you could make a new friend out a neutral player by healing them? Or maybe you killed a sucker out there, but couldn't find enough a...   read

 
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The Division

It took 153 hours for someone to hit The Division's max level

The Division’s only been out for about two weeks, and somebody’s already maxed out both their level and Dark Zone rank.   read

 
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Tobii

Eye-tracking tech makes The Division's cluttered UI way more bearable

For as much as I like admiring The Division's take on a New York City that's mid-social collapse, it's hard sometimes. There's so much happening on the screen that it distracts from the environment. Several different augmented reality-type ...   read

 
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Division keeps on truckin

The Division has best-selling week one for any new IP

The Division shares its DNA with a lot of Ubisoft games but it is technically not a sequel and it isn't exactly based on existing property (despite the "Tom Clancy's" in the title). That makes it a "new IP."  And this new IP went beyon...   read

 
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Review: Tom Clancy's The Division

When I embarked upon my journey with The Division, I saw potential. The map is well crafted, the sandbox gimmick is more justified than a lot of other similar games, and playing with friends is fun. But after squaring off against a number o...   read

 
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The Division

The Division is now the UK's biggest Q1 launch of all-time

The Division has become the UK’s biggest Q1 game launch of all time.  The online shooter shot to number one on its debut last week, smashing the previous record set by Gran Turismo 4 waaaaay back in 2005. 54% of sales were for th...   read

 
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PC Port Report: Tom Clancy's The Division

It took me a long time to get excited for The Division. After the naff faux-voice chat in the E3 reveal and the heavily hand-held demo I played at EGX, it wasn’t until I played the beta only a few weeks ago that I considered it might ...   read

 
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The Division really does have Assassin's Creed's skeleton

Look, I joke that all of Ubisoft's big, AAA, 3D games are the same. And you know what they say about jokes: you are one. And you know what they say about you: there's a little bit of truth to every one of you. Therefore, transitively, there...   read

 
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The Division

The Division breaks launch day records for any Ubisoft title

So Tom Clancy’s The Division is doing really well for itself. According to a press release from Ubisoft, the game has had the most launch-day sales for any Ubisoft game ever, breaking the record set by Watch Dogs two years ago. It als...   read

 
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Eat rats

Ubisoft Presents Steven Hansen's Tom Clancy's The Division is an MMO-lite a la Destiny, but that doesn't mean it can't bring in some moral choice flavor dialogue. Eats rats or starve!   read

 
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The Division: Best waiting-in-line sim of 2016?

Steven Hansen Presents Tom Clancy's The Division came out today. Chris is working tirelessly on a verdict, but if you've played a Ubisoft game, you probably know what to expect, with that company's wide paint brush of open-world business (...   read

 
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Some Division players already figured out how to be the absolute worst

The Division's opening safehouse is proving to be a far more frustrating experience for some players than you'd ever think imaginable. The culprit? Not an overpowered enemy and not some game-breaking bug. It's a guy standing in the doorway...   read

 
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Review in Progress: Tom Clancy's The Division

As previously announced, Ubisoft didn't give out codes for The Division in advance, so there I was on launch day, pre-loaded copy in hand, eyes bloodshot after playing it all night. Don't expect our final verdict for several more days until...   read

 
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The Division

The Division server issues? Ubisoft's on the case

If you’ve been struggling to connect The Division to a server, you’re not alone. But don’t panic - Ubisoft has responded quickly to concerns and now confirms all should be back to normal now. As the shooter launched across...   read

 
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The Division's Gold Edition available for sale again

Something interesting happened over the weekend in robot-deal-hunting land. For a short period of time, we noticed that retailers were no longer carrying copies of Tom Clancy's The Division Gold Edition. At least, not physical copies anyway...   read

 
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The Division

Here are all of The Division's Achievements

Here we are, just hours away from The Division's launch. A lot of people are rightfully excited, especially after they had a chance with the beta to see what the game's all about. Expectations are high all around, but no one may have higher...   read

 
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The Division

Here's all the datamined info for The Division

Folks are already anticipating that the RPG elements of The Division will keep them busy for weeks, and to that end, dataminers have been hard at work uncovering items and missions buried within the game. Note that as of the time of this wr...   read

 
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The Division

Xbox has the rights to The Division's DLC exclusivity

The past several years have seen the two biggest platform-holders, Sony and Microsoft, competing for rights to the most popular games' post-launch content. Call of Duty has always been the most alluring draw, and it recently switched f...   read

 
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The Division

This is when The Division's servers are live

You know how some agencies are obligated to call Microsoft's newest console the "Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system?" Some places (namely Ubisoft) are obligated to call it "Tom Clancy's The Division." But I don't do tha...   read

 
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All the deals for next week's release of The Division

Update 3/6/16: A couple of changes to pricing below with a few dead deals to boot. GMG now has pre-load available for The Division with the Uplay keys coming straight from Ubisoft. Nice. Next Tuesday is judgement day of sorts, as Ubisoft re...   read

 
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Ubisoft details post-release support for The Division's first year

Last month Brett told you that Ubisoft has lofty expectations for The Division. Though the new loot-driven third-person shooter is releasing next week, it doesn't come as a huge surprise that Ubisoft is announcing its plans for what potenti...   read

 
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The Division

Where is our review for The Division? It won't come until after launch

Ubisoft is taking a cue from other recent "persistent" online shooters like Destiny, and will hold off from doling out review codes until launch. At midnight on Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT), the switches will flip to "on" and the...   read

 
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Ain't no trailer like a Division trailer 'cause a Division trailer got volumetric fog

I recently came across a Tim Allen grunt compilation on YouTube. That man makes such marvelous sounds. I briefly thought about trying to type out the sound of one of his grunts, but that really wouldn't do it justice. Just make the noise i...   read

 
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The Division

Division decimates Destiny's record for biggest beta of a new IP

Ubisoft's aspirations for The Division are well-documented at this point: It expects the game to be the most successful launch of a new property in video game history. Lofty for sure, but not unreasonable. The recently-ended open beta ...   read

 
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The Division's open beta is fantastic on PC

With The Division only a few weeks away from launch, Ubisoft is giving prospective players an opportunity to see what the open-world shooter has to offer. This weekend, the publisher is hosting an open beta test, which is somethin...   read

 
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The Division's open beta starts tomorrow, here's what you need to know

Ubisoft is opening up its bleak take on New York City to everyone this weekend. Ahead of The Division's March 8 launch, the game's getting another beta. Anyone with a PC, PS4, or Xbox One can join the battle against societal collapse. Here...   read

 

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