Ubisoft’s The Division 2 held a technical alpha take a look at for the PC over the past week, and lots of of those that had the possibility to play it got here away with optimistic impressions.
The alpha, which was introduced final week, came about between December 15-18, and people who had the possibility to play it signed a non-disclosure settlement, strictly limiting what they might or couldn’t publicly say in regards to the sport. Whereas many leaks arose throughout this time, Ubisoft has eliminated a lot of this as shortly as potential. Nonetheless, some particulars and impressions have remained, and so they’re largely optimistic on this post-apocalyptic sequel.
Reddit consumer u/keenerwashere shared varied technical particulars in regards to the alpha, and whereas they mentioned it has its fair proportion of bugs (widespread in technical alpha assessments), they really feel it’s a significant step up from the primary, saying “Thus far an incredible enchancment over Division 1… I barely scracthed the floor and it is large.” Additionally they famous that the “well being sponge” problem many followers had with the unique has been improved and that gunplay and motion is quicker and extra fluid.
After taking part in the Division 2 Alpha, I can actually say this inside my NDA permission.
It’s going to be implausible. The content material might be immense and fruitful.
I’m excited for March now, and everybody who’s going to play it.
Ggs to @TheDivisionGame
— Snake-DST (@SnakeDST) December 17, 2018
I’ve clocked 500+ hours taking part in The Division. My ideas on The Division 2 Alpha after round 10h with the sport – I actually like the place that is heading! Tons of fine and nice adjustments. If Ubisoft listens to the suggestions this sport might be epic! #division2 #gaming pic.twitter.com/eX3Iqv487i — UX Gun (@uxgun) December 18, 2018
The Division 2 Technical Take a look at has now ended and I am pleased with each single Alpha participant, together with myself who’ve sacrificed hours upon hours by offering suggestions, options, experiences so you may have the most effective expertise potential whereas taking part in the #TheDivision2. Cheers! pic.twitter.com/RqcvMT7bYi — Ezra Burger (@EzraBurger) December 18, 2018
Cannot speak a lot in regards to the Division 2 Alpha cus NDA and stuff. However what I’ll say is that im actually wanting ahead to the sport. Most of the issues that bothered me in TD1 have been addressed and improved. Clearly there have been some bugs, however I can see that being fastened until launch.
— Henrik / h5000 (@h5000_) December 17, 2018
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The Division 2 is coming to PC, Xbox One and PS4 on March 15, 2019.
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