The Division Groups Will Not be at E3 Regardless of Rumors of BattleCat
When Ubisoft revealed the schedule for his or her Ubisoft Ahead E3 present, one of many franchises not talked about was The Division. In a message on Twitter, the Tom Clancy’s The Division groups have confirmed they received’t be at Ubisoft Ahead—neither The Division 2 or The Division Heartland—with extra information promised for the longer term as an alternative. That is regardless of rumors of a brand new multiplayer PvP title initially believed to be making an look there. Referred to as BattleCat, the sport is meant to be a crossover between Splinter Cell, Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, and The Divison.
Whereas The Division received’t be at Ubisoft Ahead, Pink Storm, Ubisoft Huge, and Ubisoft Bucharest guarantee gamers they’re nonetheless exhausting at work on the franchise. A new recreation mode for The Division 2 remains to be attributable to be launched this 12 months, whereas The Division Heartland may have extra take a look at durations for gamers to offer the sport a go earlier than launch. The total assertion may be seen under:
We wished to share with you some info concerning the upcoming #UbiForward.
— The Division 2 (@TheDivisionGame) June 7, 2021
One title initially anticipated to be introduced on the present was leaked by Twitter member @Zer0Bytes0 earlier in the present day. A number of photographs supposedly confirmed a brand new mashup multiplayer PvP first-person shooter that includes Splinter Cell, Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, and The Divison. Reportedly known as BattleCat, VGC’s sources backed up the leaked photographs and said the sport can be heading to PC and consoles. Two recreation modes have been leaked: Escort and Ringleader. Escort splits gamers into two groups with attackers escorting a package deal to the supply zone whereas defenders intention to cease this. In the meantime, Ringleader duties gamers with amassing rings from defeated opponents.
The posted photographs have since been eliminated attributable to copyright violations however did present quite a lot of playable characters, together with Echelon from Splinter Cell, Wolves from Breakpoint, and Cleaners and Outcasts from The Division. Every of this can have a singular means and an final means. Echelon’s distinctive means can be radar stealth whereas Wolves will get further armor. The Outcasts’ final means can be Divine Intervention the place close by workforce mates can be unable to die for a restricted time period.
VGC has since confirmed the sport is within the early phases of improvement (testing started in January) and won’t make an look at Ubisoft Ahead. As an alternative, gamers will get to see Rainbow Six Extraction, Riders Republic, Far Cry 6, Murderer’s Creed Valhalla, and Rainbow Six Siege amongst others.