Tom Clancy’s The Division is an upcoming online multiplayer third-person tactical shooter action role-playing video game developed by Ubisoft Massive under the Tom Clancy brand for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
It was announced during Ubisoft’s E3 2013 press conference, together with a seven minute gameplay demo.
The Division is inspired by Operation Dark Winter and Directive 51, real-world events which « revealed how vulnerable we’ve become »; society has become « fragile » and « complex ». In the game, a disease that spreads on Black Friday causes the United States to collapse in five days. The player is part of a group called « Strategic Homeland Division (SHD) », called « Division » for short. This group was established to combat the threat and do whatever it takes to « save what remains » in a massive multiplayer online situation, putting them against friends, AI, and other players.