Ubisoft announces plans to release a version 6.1 title update for Tom
Clancy's The Division 2
on December 10th, saying this will add some seasonal
cheer to the first-person shooter including Santa hats and snowball fights. This
will also bring a beta version of the new hardcore mode which features
permadeath for an added challenge. Here are the details:
announced that Title Update 6.1 (TU 6.1) for Tom Clancy’s The Division® 2 will
be available for all players on December 10. To ring in the holiday season,
Title Update 6.1 brings a themed in-game event, Situation: Snowball. Some of
Washington D.C.’s most elusive enemies are taking a special pride in
celebrating, wearing a bright red Santa Hat and taunting you about it! Taking
these enemies down will drop a new, exclusive weapon that shoots… snowballs.
As part of this in-game holiday event, all players logging in the game between
December 10 and January 7 will get their own Santa Hat to celebrate the holiday
The Silent Night apparel event is also included in TU 6.1, bringing with it a
dark winter theme. The Silent Night Apparel Cache features 35 new apparel items
to collect All players who log into The Division 2 during the event receives one
free key, with Year One Pass holders earning an additional three keys as a
bonus, available until the event ends.
Starting with the Silent Night apparel event players will now also have the
option to purchase Apparel Event caches with Premium Credits and directly send
them as gifts to friends and clan members.
In addition, a beta version of the new Hardcore Mode will be part of Title
Update 6.1. In this new mode, death is permanent, making the entire The Division
2 campaign the ultimate challenge for Agents. Since there is no chance to
respawn, Division Agents must be tactical and careful to see how far they can
get. Play in co-op for a better chance to reach endgame and overcome Washington
D.C. threats and enemies.