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.