Ubisoft is making a cell push of its personal with The Division Cellular
Cellular is the place to be. Firms like EA and Activision Blizzard have themselves doubled down on the platform lately, and Ubisoft is now seeking to do the identical with at the moment’s announcement that The Division is headed to cell units.
The studio introduced the deliberate cell sport in a bigger replace on The Division franchise at the moment. In fact, Ubisoft had launched video games for cell earlier than (together with the mobile-exclusive Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad from final 12 months).
This newest announcement appears to comply with within the footsteps of different shooter franchises like Name of Obligation and Battlefield which have turned towards cell to seize the eye of a wider viewers past simply console and PC. Whereas the Battlefield challenge was solely not too long ago introduced, Activision Blizzard credited its Name of Obligation Cellular as a driving drive behind a document quarter for Activision and over $1 billion in participant spending as of this week.
Sadly, there’s not loads to find out about The Division Cellular at this time limit, outdoors of the information that Ubisoft “could have extra particulars on this thrilling challenge at a later date.”
Nonetheless The Division Cellular is not Ubisoft’s solely plan to develop the franchise’s attain. A standalone free-to-play spinoff, The Division Heartland, can be within the works at Ubisoft Crimson Storm.
“Having labored on Tom Clancy video games since 1997, its in depth expertise throughout quite a few genres and video games, most not too long ago The Division and The Division 2, makes Crimson Storm an ideal match for this challenge,” explains Ubisoft. “Heartland is a standalone sport that doesn’t require earlier expertise with the collection however will present an all-new perspective on the universe in a brand new setting. The sport will probably be made obtainable in 2021-22 on PC, consoles, and cloud.”
The complete weblog, discovered right here, has particulars on a handful of different bulletins and updates surrounding The Division, together with a Netflix movie and upcoming Novel that Ubisoft says each are key elements of its broader efforts to “develop The Division universe’s transmedia choices.”