Tom Clancy's The Division 2

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Tom Clancy's The Division 2
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 cover
Developers
Ubisoft Massive
Ubisoft Annecy
Red Storm Entertainment
Ubisoft Reflections
Ubisoft Bucharest
Ubisoft Shanghai
Ubisoft Leamington
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
Snowdrop
Release dates
Windows March 15, 2019
Reception
Metacritic 84
OpenCritic 83
IGDB 85
Taxonomy
Monetization Expansion pack
Microtransactions Cosmetic, Loot box
Genres TPS
Series Tom Clancy's The Division
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 on HowLongToBeat
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 on IGDB
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 guide on StrategyWiki
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 on MobyGames
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 on Wikipedia
Tom Clancy's The Division
Subseries of Tom Clancy
Tom Clancy's The Division 2016
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 2019
Tom Clancy's The Division Heartland TBA

Warnings

This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.

General information

Official forums
Official Discord server for the series
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Windows
Epic Games Store
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Warlords of New York Edition and Warlords of New York Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Warlords of New York Edition and Warlords of New York Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Warlords of New York Edition and Warlords of New York Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Warlords of New York Edition and Warlords of New York Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
Ubisoft Store
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Warlords of New York Edition and Warlords of New York Ultimate Edition also available.
Included with Ubisoft+.
Windows
Steam (unavailable)
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Removed from sale due to Epic partnership.[1]
Windows
All versions require Ubisoft Connect DRM, VMProtect DRM and a constant internet connection for all game modes.
Cross-platform play between all supported stores and Stadia.
Cross-progression is supported for PC and Stadia.
PC to PlayStation and Xbox cross-progression is not currently supported.
You will not be able to access your character on Stadia once you have started with the expansion, unless you purchase expansion for both platforms.

Monetization[edit]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Warlords of New York
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Tom Clancy's The Division 2\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/881280/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
[2]
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ gameplay and pillarboxed cutscenes.
Position, size and visibility customization of HUD elements.[3]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Option found at bottom of 'Gameplay' Settings
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA is always on but can be toned down in the "graphics settings.cfg" config file. Change "taa = 3" to "taa = 1". Sharpening is available from the in-game settings.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
20 to 200 FPS limiter available.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
Deuteranopia, tritanopia, protanopia

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Aim sensitivity slider is separate.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Inputs not working for game controllors Xbox Wireless Controller and newer, change the ControllersMode to 2 in the state.cfg file and that fixed the issue, it can be found in My Documents The Division 2 folder.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Aim sensitivity slider is separate.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
As a toggle.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Supports simultaneous input from both controller and Mouse+Keyboard, but UI changes depending on latest input.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, SFX, dialogue, group, proximity.
Surround sound
5.1, 7.1, Dolby Atmos.
Subtitles
Small, medium and large sizes.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
As a toggle.
EAX support
Dolby Atmos HRTF.[4]

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Arabic
Czech
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish
Swedish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
Co-op, Versus
Supports crossplay with Stadia and between all supported stores.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Self-hosting

VR support[edit]

Devices Native Notes
Tobii Eye Tracking
Supports Cover at Gaze, Extended View - Eye & Head Tracking, Aim at Gaze, Throw at Gaze, Mark at Gaze and Clean UI. Extended View Aim can cause issues with shooting, see Bullets firing below Crosshair.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Bullets firing below crosshair[edit]

Disable extended aim view[5]

Using Eye Tracking with the Extended View Aim option also enabled can cause an issue where bullets will fire lower then the crosshair when aiming down the sight. Disabling the option will resolve the issue.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Uses Corsair SDK Lighting Effects & MSI Mystic Light
Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink 2.7i
Anti-cheat Easy Anti-Cheat [6]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2500K
AMD FX-6350
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 670
AMD Radeon R9 270
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Minimum is for 30 FPS at 1080p, Recommended is for 60 FPS at 1080p.[7]

Notes

  1. File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/881280/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (881280) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. PC Gamer - The Division 2 will release on the Epic Store, not Steam - last accessed on 2022-02-06
  2. Verified by User:Rose on 2018-12-15
    The alpha includes UI options for dual monitors.
  3. Verified by User:Rose on 2018-12-15
    Compared 2560x1080 and 1920x1080 in the alpha.
  4. Games in Dolby
  5. Ubisoft Support Forums - Division 2 Thread: Help! Bullets not going to crosshairs. Shooting way under! - last accessed on 2021-07-06
  6. Easy Anti-Cheat
  7. Ubisoft details The Division 2's system requirements - last accessed on January 10, 2019