Ubisoft Reveals Post-Launch Details For 'The Division,' Three Expansions Planned

With the beta for Tom Clancy’s The Division underway, Ubisoft is pulling back the curtain on additional details for the game. Specifically, the developers revealed post-launch plans in the form of updates and expansions.

A total of three expansions are expected in the coming months after the initial release. Underground will open up a new area for four players to explore. Survival seems to increase enemy difficulty as you make your way through a hostile environment. The last expansion is appropriately called Last Stand, but additional details weren’t available.

You can buy the expansions as they come out, or you can get it as part of the season pass. Those who buy it also receive extra items on launch day such as a sawed-off shotgun, weapon skins and new outfits. Season pass owners also get exclusive content and events every month. There are also free updates scheduled throughout the year for all players. These will mainly focus on new game modes, which will test your team’s skills.

The season pass seems to be available only for the Gold (includes a National Guard gear set) and Collector’s (includes a watch, poster, armband and art book) Editions, which will cost you $99.99 and $159.99, respectively.

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  • QuangT
    That's Ubisoft for you. Expansion when the game isn't even out yet.
  • Alex Corv
    yeah.. poor graphix and lowered quality, content, and map size.
    im about to test it out and im sure the game is already lost.
    its a shame they waste so much potencial.:kaola:
  • clonazepam
    It's preloaded.

    I was curious about all of this downgrade talk. I watched the 2013 E3 trailer. Anyone that saw that video and thought it was in any way realistic or representative of actual gameplay wasn't paying attention to it.

    Anyway, they should have some roadmap for expansions so they make sense. Overworld, underworld, deep dank underworld I guess. Then a forest level. Maybe there's a DLC trip to Appalachia. That'd be sweet.
  • Nichita
    Is this a 2016 game? From what i ve seen it s an disappointment, years of w8 for another downgrade... At least they could relies the hd texture packs or something for the graphics lovers....
  • gaaah
    Sadly it's third-person only. I'll pass.
  • Anders235
    1 - Expansion packs announced before the game even launches? Blatant price gouging from Ubi Soft
    2 - Season Pass: At this point you'd have to be entirely insane to buy a AAA season pass pre-release, or even just a straight pre-order. See...well, pretty much every AAA car crash Day 1 and the aftermath.

    "All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing"
  • TOMpel
    just played beta, dissapointly downgrade graphic.
    im buyin but still be ready to quick sell & tell bout the graphic after, so there shall be no one fall for trailer crap.
  • clonazepam
    The character is too full of animation as I'm moving the mouse about. Made me sick.