With the upcoming open beta set for this weekend, Ubisoft announced details about The Division 2’s post-launch content, revealing the groundwork for free content and those who purchase the Year 1 Pass.
Since endgame was a mess at the start in the original Division, Ubisoft shifts focus to endgame-first with the sequel. Players can look forward to a year full of free content and Episodes, free major content updates with new narratives and missions, with PvP and PvE elements. New Specializations are included, too and each one brings a new signature weapon, as well as skill tree to master.
- Tidal Basin, releasing shortly after launch, will reveal a new challenging stronghold held by the Black Tusks.
- Operation Dark Hours, also releasing soon after launch, will be the first 8-player raid in the history of The Division.
- Episode 1, D.C. Outskirts: Expeditions, releasing in Summer 2019, will take players to the surrounding areas of Washington to fight for the liberation of the city in two additional main missions, a new game mode to investigate the fate of a lost convoy, encountering unexpected threats along the way.
- Episode 2: Pentagon: The Last Castle, releasing in Autumn 2019, will have additional main missions, with players storming the Pentagon and unveil the secrets that hide beneath one of America’s most iconic locations
- Episode 3, releasing in Winter 2019 will close the first chapter of The Division 2 story and pave the way for more content to come.
Furthermore, for players purchasing the Year 1 Pass, this grants access to 7-day early access to the narrative content, instant access to Year 1 Specializations, 8 Classified Assignments full of lore on the fall of D.C. and exclusive cosmetic items, projects and bounties.
The Year 1 Pass is available for $49.
Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 hits open beta on March 1 – March 4 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC before launching on March 15, 2019.