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09-21-2017, 06:06 PM
Agents, incoming State of the Game transmission:

During the last State of the Game (https://tomclancy-thedivision.ubisoft.com/game/en-us/news/152-301720-16/state-of-the-game-september-14th-2017), Community Developer Petter Mårtensson met with Creative Director Terry Spier and Lead Designer Keith Evans from Red Storm Entertainment to preview the upcoming 4-player PvP mode, Skirmish coming in Update 1.8.

This week, Senior Design Lead Paul Turland and Designer James Norris from Ubisoft Leamington joined Hamish to discuss the changes coming to Underground in Update 1.8. Terry and Keith from Red Storm Entertainment followed with changes coming with the 1.8 PTS.

If you missed the stream, you check out the VoD (https://www.twitch.tv/videos/176403646). If you’re currently on the move, we have you covered with our Podcast Recap (https://soundcloud.com/thedivisiongame/state-of-the-game-14092017)!


We are aware that the RPM glitch can be stacked once, and it will not be a bannable offense. Other issues are being investigated post-1.7.1, such as the Skill Power issue with loadouts. We’re monitoring the issue and gathering community reports, so please don’t hesitate to send any irregularities our way.

PC PTS begins tomorrow, September 22! Consoles might be slightly delayed, but we’re still aiming for September 26. We have a limited amount of keys and will be using a signup page, but more news on that will be coming soon.

When the PTS launches, expect the following during week 1:

Emphasis will be placed on Skirmish, Rogue 2.0, new Exotics, and new Classifieds (Hunter’s Faith, Predator’s, D3-FNC, FireCrest, Nomad, and Banshee). Resistance will be offline.
Alerts in West Side Piers will not be available, but players can still roam the area and engage with dynamically-spawning enemies. Players will have access to the new social hub, Camp Clinton.
Tactician and AlphaBridge Classifieds will not have their 5-6p bonuses active.
Underground and Survival will be offline. If players visit their locations, an infinite loading queue will ensue. Relogging will fix the issue.
A list of known issues will be posted on the forums.

If you missed the changes coming to Underground in 1.8, again be sure to check out the VOD above.

Based on community feedback, Hunters will spawn in UG as random encounter in Hard and Challenging. The number of Hunters is group size + 1, and they will have a chance to drop Exotics.

New Directives are based on experimental technology and offer high risk/high reward gameplay. Electrotech, for example, increases skill-usage but disrupts elements of the UI. As another example, Shock Ammo can be used against enemies but a cap is placed on its usage, shocking players if used excessively.

We are introducing checkpoints into the Underground that will make runs less punishing, and rewards have been tweaked to add Exotics from all Underground bosses. In addition, players now have the opportunity to complete Weekly UG Assignments.

If you missed the notorious Rave Room, don’t forget that it will be back in Update 1.8!

Movement designed to alleviate abusive chicken-dancing went live earlier than expected in 1.7.1. While all of the changes are not available yet, the present alterations to player movement will be available on the 1.8 PTS. We encourage players to provide feedback as we continue to monitor/update movement mechanics. The same goes for new hip-fire changes as well as changes to the Adept talent stacking once with a crit-chance of 7.5%—test away on the PTS Agents!

1.8 PTS will also feature a balancing pass on all existing Exotics, including changes to weapon damage and recoil. Exotic weapon talents have not been changed. Players will find Gear Optimization on the PTS as well, and we have provided max D-Tech so the min-max’ing testing process can get underway.


Again, PTS for PC begins tomorrow! The invite criteria for consoles is coming soon, but remember that all players who had access to the 1.7 PTS will have access to the 1.8 PTS.

PTS forums will be available tomorrow, so please be sure to provide feedback!

As always, be sure to join us over on the Official Forums (http://forums.ubi.com/forumdisplay.php/498) or on the community Reddit (https://www.reddit.com/r/thedivision/) if you’re looking for a place to discuss all things related to The Division.

Until next time!

The Division Dev Team

09-22-2017, 09:36 AM
I have over 2500h on division but this is over now, when they say they fix the glitch but we know you still can do the glitch and will do nothing if players use it. Sorry Massive and Ubisoft I dont have any trust in you any more. Sad beacuse was looking forward to 1.8 but this is enough. Goodbye.

09-22-2017, 11:57 AM
How do i get the PTS? I was in them from the beginning. Im a daily player from day one, but the new PTS is not showing u on my games list?

09-22-2017, 12:30 PM
when starts the pts on pc ther is not avadebil?!

09-22-2017, 03:31 PM
UMMMM..... WTF !?!?!?!

"Emphasis will be placed on Skirmish, Rogue 2.0, new Exotics, and new Classifieds (Hunter’s Faith, Predator’s, D3-FNC, FireCrest, Nomad, and Banshee). Resistance will be offline."

HELLO!?!?!?! WHERE'S THE F'IN STRIKER CLASSIFIED *** HOLES !?!? been waiting for almost a month for this to come out , was supposed to be last update 1.7 outbreak but u all F'd it up and still nothing no info , and now other classifieds are coming and STIL NO STRIKER SET !?>!?!

your develpment team real loves pissing on there players/customers >.>fix **** , before releasing NEW broken ****....

09-23-2017, 04:17 PM
How i become a PTS KEY for Division for PS4?

09-23-2017, 07:37 PM
I think I am about done with this game as well. You guys come out with global events but NEVER have Global Events. What is the point? You want to keep player engaged but every time I logon and walk over towards the global events area and see that it is STILL offline I get one step closer to never logging on again. I'm witht he rest of these guys here on the glitch department. When playing last stand you cant even report a player that you know is cheating. Plus even if you could report the player nothing would happen anyway. When I can make a Hunting M44 shoot like a F***ing M870 shotgun there is a problem. I'm not playing again until it is fixed.

Get you **** together guys!!! This is a good concept but terrible execution from day one. Sad because this game has a lot of potential.

09-24-2017, 03:48 PM
the best update is when you can stop the cheater and cheating programs....u make this game so you can banning them ...do some good for us

09-25-2017, 04:02 PM
I want to help... this game fall into a mass ridiculous ambient of frustration... just REMOVE RPG ON PVP... that’s it... until now empty feelings... need NEW feelings killing enemies NEW MECHANICS... but it needs PROGRAMMING .. it seem too many lazy people in that area or untouchable.

09-27-2017, 11:40 PM
So I just had a few questions and a few helpful comments.
For the question will I still be able to farm for the older classified sets like deadeye, lone star, and final measure or will they not be in the loot pool anymore since the next global event is coming out with its own gear.

Now for the comments and suggestions. I have been playing for quite a while now and I think everything about this game is awesome but things need to be fixed before new content comes out.

Also please don't delay anymore global events like I'm not even gping to lie I could care less about the leader boards because I feel like there hard to use anyways but please no more delays
And I could care less about those suggestions but please answer the question that would be very helpful to gameplay.

11-25-2017, 09:22 AM
So I have a few helpful questions and comments.

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