Tom Clancy’s The Division is a third-person shooting video game that has been developed by Ubisoft in collaboration with Red Storm Entertainment. The game was just released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on 8th March 2016. The announcement for the game was made back in 2013 at that year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo.
The developers had previously offered fans an access to a closed beta version of the game before it was released. The beta version was released just for Xbox One. Initially, the developers had stated that the beta access would last for four days. However, in reality the beta access period lasted just for 24 hours.
Fans were also granted access to an open beta of the game on February 18. This time the developers released the beta for all the platforms that is PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The beta access period lasted from February 18-21 and during this period fans were able to play the game without any restrictions.
The system requirements for the PC version of the game is quite high end and if the requirements are not fulfilled, players will be greeted with a blank white screen when they try to run the game.
The minimum specifications required to run Tom Clancy’s The Division are given below-
Windows 7 or higher OS, Intel Core i5-2400, AMD FX-6100 or better processor, and a minimum of 6GB of RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 with 2 GB VRAM which is at present equivalent to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon HD 7770 with 2 GB VRAM or better graphics card. Alongside these, a minimum of 40GB of hard drive space and Direct X 11 is also required to run the game.
The recommended requirements for the game feature three differences from the minimum requirements in the RAM, processor and graphics card departments. The recommended RAM for this game is 8GB. As for the processor, it is recommended to run the game on Intel Core i7-3770 or AMD FX-8350 or a better processor.
The recommended graphics card series for Tom Clancy’s The Division are- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 290 or better.
Since the release of the game, a number of bugs and errors have been reported by fans. It was reported that both the PC and the console versions of the game are riddled with these bugs and errors.
On the day of the launch of The Davison millions of gamers from all over the world logged in to get a firsthand experience of the game. Unable to handle the enormous traffic, the Uplay servers crashed and a huger number of fans were unable to play the game.
Many fans took to social media to vent their anger at not being able to play the multiplayer online game at launch. It was reported that the game showed Romeo and Sierra error messages whenever fans tried to login to play it. The Uplay service crashed and the game failed to connect to it.
Initially, Ubisoft was left red-faced over this whole matter. However, the developers were swift in their actions and were soon able to sort out the problems. During the occurrence of the problems, Ubisoft came forward with an announcement on their forum which stated that the developers were aware of the problems and they are hard at work trying to sort them out.
At around 7AM GMT, the developers came forward with another announcement which stated that all the problems have been sorted out and the game is functioning normally on all the platforms.
However, a few players are still claiming that the problems are still present in the game.