Tom Clancy's The Division gets launch party at Microsoft's NYC store on March 7

Tom Clancy's The Division is one of the biggest upcoming games of 2016, and Microsoft will help celebrate its release with a launch party at its flagship retail store in New York City starting at 9 p.m. on Monday, March 7. The game itself will be released the next day on March 8 for the Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4.

Microsoft says:

"Enjoy food, music and prizes plus gameplay and special guests, including Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson, and from Ubisoft's Red Storm Studio, Producer Tony Sturtzel and Game Director Terry Spier. Put your skills to the test against Twitch streamers Swiftor and Futureman Gaming in a match streamed live on site from the store. Fans will also have a chance to win exclusive Tom Clancy's The Division giveaways and prizes, plus the first 200 customers to purchase the game will get an exclusive poster as a gift.

If you're interested in attending, the store is located at 677 Fifth Avenue, between 53rd and 54th Street in Manhattan.

Source: Major Nelson

John Callaham