What you need to know
- First round of testing ahead of TU6 now live.
- Focusing on loot targeting and the Dark Zone.
- No story content will be tested from now on in PTS (Public Test Server) builds.
Ubisoft recently started detailing what will be brought to the streets of Washington D.C. in the next big update to The Division 2, and PC players can get their first look right now on the PTS. Title Update 6 (TU6) will come alongside Episode 2, the Pentagon themed content expansion, but from now on story content will not be available ahead of time.
Different to testing for Episode 1, we will not show off any narrative content (e.g. missions or Classified Assignments) on the PTS this time around to not spoil it for players that can't participate in the PTS.
It's a good move, because folks on console in particular who bought the Year One Season Pass which grants early access to the episodes were pretty hard done by and most of the content was spoiled before they even got to play. Instead, PTS builds on PC will focus on features not relating to the narrative missions.
There are two scheduled test periods so far, beginning today with the focus on loot targeting and the Dark Zone. September 24 will then see testing for a new exotic, balancing and bug fixing, with the PTS closing on October 1.
There's no launch date currently slated for TU6 and Episode 2 beyond October, but with the PTS closing on October 1 hopefully, the live release won't be too far behind.
The development team recently detailed the update, which will bring a host of changes to gear, loot and crafting.
To take part in the PTS you have to own a copy of The Division 2, and download the dedicated build from within the UPlay launcher. It's available to purchase from the Epic Games Store starting at $60.
Take back Washington.
Civil war has fallen upon Washington D.C. after the pandemic. In the epic sequel, gear up with friends or go it alone, and reclaim the nation.
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.
Update 6: Microsoft wants all of TikTok, but Trump's order may interfere
The Financial Times reports that as part of negotiations, Microsoft is now inquiring whether it can buy all of TikTok, instead of just the business in the US., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. This new plan would include India and Europe (and excluding China).
Apple responds to Project xCloud iOS block, Microsoft kicks back
With Microsoft's Project xCloud streaming platform locked out from iOS devices, Apple doubles down on App Store restrictions.
Here's why Halo Infinite's delay is ultimately a good thing
While the news that Halo Infinite has been delayed to 2021 due to COVID-19 is disappointing for fans who were hoping to explore Zeta Halo this holiday season, we ultimately think that it was the right decision for Microsoft and 343 Industries to make. Here's why.
Complete list of Xbox One Dolby Atmos games
Dolby Atmos creates a realistic, immersive soundscape, but is not featured in every game. These are all Xbox One games with baked-in Dolby Atmos support so far.