website for Tom Clancy's The Division
thanks the 6.4 million agents
who participated in the open beta for the upcoming third-person shooter.
this is a record, though they don't say what game previously held that mark.
The Division development team announced on the official site
today that over 6.4 million players participated in The Division Beta, setting
the record for an all-new brand on current generation consoles. Those 6.4
million players spent an average of five hours taking on missions and exploring
the Dark Zone – the latter proved to be an especially popular activity with
players spending an average of two hours searching for and extracting some of
the beta’s best loot.
While they were successful, the numbers show that there were probably more than
a few tense stand-offs at various extraction points in the city. Over 63 million
contaminated items were extracted out of the Dark Zone, but almost 50 percent of
the player population tried to steal loot from fellow agents by going