'The Division' News & Updates: Massive New Patch Aims To Greatly Improve Solo Player Experience, Bug Fixes, Loot Adjustments & More!

By Enrico Cuenca , Updated Oct 23, 2016 09:53 AM EDT

Tom Clancy's "The Division" has been out for a while now and has enjoyed a successful run in the gaming world thus far. With the game breaking all kinds of records for Ubisoft, "The Division" has also enjoyed a healthy amount of maintenance from its developers since its release. Fans of the game, especially all you lone wanderers out there, should be pleased to hear the Ubisoft is planning to release a substantial patch that will fix numerous issues players have had with the game so far.

According to Gamespot, the eagerly anticipated 1.4 update is slated to release on October 25. The patch will address a number of issues including weapon balancing, gear sets, and a whole lot more. Ubisoft announced this upcoming patch for "The Division" on their official Twitter account, stating this update will be available to download for all platforms come later this month.

As far as the actual patch goes, Gamespot provides a full listing of patch notes available for all to see. The update will introduce a new feature called World Tiers, wherein the players will be able to customize the enemy NPC's they encounter once they reach past level 30. A hefty handful of gameplay changes will also be brought into "The Division"; with ammo capacity increasing, major improvements to enemy AI, and several user interface changes that should make the player's in-game experience smoother.

Most notably, the patch will make a large number of adjustments to the weapons found in "The Division." Base damages will be increased for several firearms while others will see a percentage decrease. Skills and talents associated with a certain weapon will see some changes depending on the player's level and weapon usage.

"The Division" continues to dominate the gaming market this year, remaining the number one selling video game so far in 2016. With behemoth titles such as "Battlefield 1" and "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" scheduled to come out later this holiday season, it should be interesting to see how Ubisoft's current flagship title fares.

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