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UPDATE: Just as we suspected, Epic CEO Tim Sweeney has confirmed Epic Games paid Ubisoft to prevent keys for The Division 2 from being sold on third-party sellers.
We’re now less than a week away from The Division 2’s early access launch, which can mean only one thing - it’s launch trailer time.
In case you somehow missed it, the open beta for Tom Clancy's The Division 2 went live today. This is a chance to go hands-on with the co-op loot shooter for four days in one final test ahead of its March 15th launch.
Ubisoft has taken a pretty comprehensive look at the post-launch plans for The Division 2, detailing the first year of free content that it hopes will keep people hooked in.
The end-game was probably the sorest point of the original The Division when it launched, but in the intervening years, Ubisoft worked wonders in turning things around. All those lessons learned appear to be going straight into The Division 2 at launch, hopefully ensuring we should have some really rather special indeed.
If you were one of the many folks wondering whether Ubisoft launching Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 exclusively through the Epic Games Store and its own Uplay store, then it appears it doesn’t matter one bit. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said pre-orders for The Division 2 on PC are already higher than for the original game, and a massive six times higher through its own storefront.
AMD has dropped and extensive new gameplay trailer for Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, earned as a result of it hopping into bed with Ubisoft for optimised performance on AMD hardware.
Graphics card drivers are like buses in that they always come in twos. No sooner has Nvidia got its GeForce RTX laptop driver out has AMD released its Radeon Adrenalin 19.2.1 GPU with support for a pair of huge games. AMD has actually one-upped Nvidia here with official driver support for both Apex Legends and The Division 2 Private Beta.
Ubisoft has detailed the start times and content of its upcoming beta test for The Division 2.
We’ve had DirectX 12 support for four disappointing years so far and it’s still never really provenwhy Microsoft said "This is like getting free hardware. It's like getting that extra kick. It may make your game go from not quite playable, to playable, from mediocre to awesome, from awesome to just out of this world."  That statement definitely hasn’t aged well, nor has Stardock CEO’s claim DX12 could provide a 500% boost to CPU optimisation.
Not one to be outdone by Anthem’s hype machine, fellow co-op loot shooter The Division 2 has been given its own in-depth gameplay trailer, this time taking a look at big changes coming to The Division 2’s multiplayer.