Showing posts with label The Division. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Division. Show all posts

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Division Movie Signed Deadpool 2 Director

In the industry of film-making, director David Leitch (Atomic Blonde, Deadpool 2) is becoming a big name these days. Started as stunt coordinator for movies like Captain America: Civil War and The Bourne Ultimatum, he later co-directed John Wick in 2014. Then he took on two films to direct on his own. Seeing his growing reputation, Ubisoft decided to pick him to direct their upcoming movie adaptation of The Division.

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The Division Movie Signed Deadpool 2 Director

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Tom Clancy's The Division was based on an aftermath of a smallpox virus outbreak in New York that killed millions. It was spread through paper money during Black Friday and ended up turning Manhattan into a quarantine zone. Whatever remains of the society now looks up to Special Agents from Strategic Homeland Division for help surviving. Actor Jake Gyllenhaal (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Source Code) and Jessica Chastain (Mama, Zero Dark Thirty) are already cast in lead roles for the film.

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Originally Stephen Gaghan (Gold, Syriana) was announced as director for the film but since he stepped down, Leitch is roped in as his replacement. As his first solo movie, he directed Charlize Theron starrer Atomic Blonde that came out in 2017. His second project Deadpool 2 is awaiting release on May 16, 2018 featuring stars like Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin and Zazie Beetz. Soon, David Leitch will get busy with Atomic Blonde 2 and Fast & Furious spin-off movie Hobbs & Shaw before working on this movie.

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Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain for Division Movie

RELATED: The Division 2 Announced

When developer Ubisoft released The Division back in 2016 PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, it has grown to become one of their best-selling titles ever by earning $300 million worldwide. This led to a sequel; The Division 2 in development that was announced last month. Adapting the game into a movie has now been in works for too long, even after Gaghan was hired as a director by Ubisoft Motion Pictures.

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For years, translating video game into motion picture or any other media has led to a history of train wreck. Things are changing for good with Netflix’s Castlevania series and 1986 arcade game movie version of Rampage lately. Although The Division does not contain a plot that would offer character development but it surely has the potential to appeal to audience as a great action movie otherwise. With names like Chastain and Gyllenhaal attached to this project, it may finally break the haunting video game curse.

Monday, December 4, 2017

The Division Update 1.8 and Free Weekend

Ubisoft has just dropped the biggest free update for their online-only action role-playing video game Tom Clancy's The Division. With that update released, they have another promotional offer for this multiplayer shooter game. Update 1.8 is going by the name "Resistance", which is available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One now. It will add an extra area to the West Side Pier map, including Resistance and Skirmish modes.

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Tom Clancy's The Division Update 1.8 and Free Weekend

For short details of all the content that comes with Update 1.8, you can take a quick look at the launch trailer clip of it.




In Resistance, enemy teams will join up as teams to fight against you in waves, which is highly unlikely of them. You can firm up your defenses and a lot other stuff using resources dropped by your enemies once they are killed. So, the best you can do in a four members team is to try and stay alive for as long as you can. The changes are definitely made for good and the game is even better than it was before with the update.

Skirmish on the other hand is more like player versus player mode that is designed for two teams of four players engaged in killing each other while the clock is ticking. There is a social hub called Camp Clinton, which is almost similar to the main safe house Terminal. You can buy exotic weapons and new gears to even the odds of battlefield.

Now, along with this free update, there comes a free weekend of Tom Clancy's The Division, offering players to have a trial of the game followed by a sweet discount of 70% off on the whole package. Massive Entertainment and Ubisoft allows you to play The Division for free from December 7-10. The progress made during this period will be transferred to the main game if you choose to buy it following the free weekend.




Currently, the trial will only let you play for six hours, which might upset a lot of gamers but it also grants you access to all three DLC expansions; Underground, Survival and Last Stand. After releasing almost a year ago, The Division has finally rising once again from a slow running as the game have seen an all time increase of active users of 150% on daily basis, having a total of 9.5 million users right now. Hopefully, the numbers will rise following the free weekend experience for sure.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Play The Division For Free This Weekend

If you are a good ol' fan of Tom Clancy's espionage style of video games, then you know by now that, what we are talking about. Even if you are not his fan, you still might have heard of The Division, right? Anyways, developer studio Ubisoft has been feeling pretty generous this week and so, they are offering a free weekend from May 4, Thursday to May 7, Sunday for you to try out the standard edition version of Tom Clancy's The Division.

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The Division Is Free This Weekend

Whether you were thinking of getting the game for yourself previously or were dubious about how it would turn out to be, here is your chance to decide after having the free trial. You could play until you reach to level 8 or 6 hours of game time, which was the past stretch of their free trial offer but current offer gives you access to the whole game and it will be available on platforms like Windows PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

However, the beginning and the end of the trial time period may also vary depending on your timezone and the platform do you try it on. So, to help you out, here is a chart detailing the times.

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The Division Free Weekend Schedule Map

Or, just to be more specific, you can also look into this too.

►PC: Will run from May 4, 2017 at 10AM PDT to May 7, 2017 at 1PM PDT.

►PlayStation 4: Will run from May 4, 2017 at 12:01AM PDT to May 7, 2017 at 11:59PM PDT.

►XBox: Will run from May 4, 2017 at 12:01AM PDT to May 7, 2017 at 11:59PM PDT.

If players decide to continue the adventures of The Division's open-world shooter and purchase the game, progress made during the free trial period will be transferred to the full game and if you buy it before May 9, you can also get a 60% off.