The Division is getting a free-to-play game and mobile version

Ubisoft introduced that it’s creating a free-to-play sport set in The Division’s universe, referred to as The Division Heartland. The corporate additionally introduced {that a} Division cell sport is within the works.

The announcement is gentle on particulars, so it’s not clear but whether or not the sport might be a battle royale type like Name of Responsibility: Warzone or Fortnite, however Ubisoft has mentioned it’ll be coming to PC, consoles, and cloud gaming platforms in some unspecified time in the future in 2021 or 2022. There are additionally principally no particulars concerning the cell sport, however Ubisoft mentioned in a information launch that extra might be revealed at a later date.

It’s comprehensible why Ubisoft would need to launch its personal model of the free-to-play and cell shooter video games: Fortnite makes billions of {dollars} for Epic, and CoD: Cell alone reportedly made $10 billion in 2020. That’s not even mentioning the 100 million gamers for Warzone, one other profitable title.

Whether or not Ubisoft’s choices in The Division universe might be as standard as its rivals stays to be seen, however Ubisoft is definitely attempting to maintain the sport’s world culturally related: it’s nonetheless creating content material for The Division 2, and is at the moment engaged on a film model with Netflix starring Jake Gyllenhaal.