Among the announcements made by the Ubisoft Division brand, it also signed The Division: Heartland announcement, which is completely free to play.
Ubisoft has made a surprising announcement and it’s free The Division: Heartland announced his game. The company made a series of statements for one of the most popular brands, The Divisi, in the evening. In this statement, he shared some details about the new book and the previously announced movie project, as well as The Division: Heartland game, which will be released between 2021 and 2022 and will be free to play. The official statement of the company and all the details are as follows
Free-to-play The Division: Heartland announced
With the release of Tom Clancy’s The Division in 2016, the game became the first fully original IP under the Tom Clancy umbrella since 2009, breaking multiple Ubisoft sales records. The game series, with Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 being one of the most successful games of 2019 continued its development and the 2020 expansion, The Division 2: Warlords of New York, was the most active episode in the game’s history.
Alain Corre, Deputy Director of Ubisoft EMEA explains: “The Division has evolved from a very ambitious project at Ubisoft in the last 5 years to a world-renowned series that has reached 40 million unique players. We are very proud of what our teams have accomplished with this series and the magnificent universe they have created. The potential and depth of this enables us to discover new and exciting content that will delight long-time loyal fans of The Division and newcomers alike. ”
As part of this expansion of the series, Ubisoft today introduced Tom Clancy’s The Division: Heartland, a brand new free-to-play game in The Division universe. Its development is driven by Red Storm Entertainment studio, which has also worked on The Division and The Division 2 and has close ties with Tom Clancy licenses. Heartland will be a standalone experience available on Playstation, Xbox and PC in 2021-2022. Ubisoft also announced plans to bring the universe to a wider audience by moving The Division series to mobile.
Finally, The Division 2 will receive brand new content as part of an update in late 2021. With the support of Ubisoft Bucharest, Ubisoft Massive is leading the development of this new content, which will include a completely new game mode and new methods for leveling agents with an emphasis on increased configuration variety and applicability. More details about this new update will be announced before it goes live.
The Division is also expanding its transmedia presentation with the previously announced film, starring Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal, in development with Netflix, and is also announcing a new original novel to be released by Aconyte. The story begins after the events of The Division 2: As agents fight to secure supply routes, they will discover how the pandemic affected different parts of the United States. More information on The Division’s transmedia content will be shared later this year.