Agents have new targets to eliminate, new gear to find, and new challenges to overcome in the Dark Zone today. Tom Clancy's The Division updated with patch 1.2, entitled Conflict, adding a new Incursion, more gear sets, new missions, and new Dark Zone features. Patch 1.2 has a little something for every agent in The Division with new aspects introduced to both the player versus environment and the player versus player sides of the game.
For agents looking to experience PvE content in The Division, patch 1.2 is ready to deliver. In addition to another Incursion, the new Search and Destroy missions give players a reason to traverse the open world. These missions drop valuable Target Intel that players can use to center in on High-Value Targets. Taking out specific High-Value Targets for daily and weekly objectives rewards players with high-end gear according to the Ubisoft website.
The new Incursion, called Clear Sky, takes place in Columbus Circle. A team of four agents will need to work together to eliminate Rikers that have control of an anti-aircraft device. Like Falcon Lost, players will need to work together to complete the new Incursion. If successful, Hard Mode completions of both Incursions now reward players with a 204 high-end weapon, a 214 gear set item, and more. The weekly reward offers agents another 204 high-end weapons and another 214 gear set piece as well.
On the PvP side of things, players in The Division should also be pleased. A new Dark Zone bracket for players with a Gear Score higher than 200 is now available. Additionally, two new features are now live in the Dark Zone. Sealed Caches can now be found in the Dark Zone with a variety of items inside. Like other loot found in the Dark Zone, players will need to extract a Sealed Cache in order to find out what it contains. Sealed Caches can be found in differing qualities including, specialized, superior, high-end, and gear set.
Both PvE and PvP players can benefit from the gear sets introduced in patch 1.2. The new sets include Final Measure, Hunter's Faith, Lone Star, and Predator's Mark. Learn more about these potential drops via the official patch notes. One lets players defuse enemy grenades while replenishing their own supply while a different set lets agents refill their ammo by simply holstering a weapon.
The Division will continue patching as the year goes on with regular maintenance. In addition to the two free content updates, several patches to fix the game's issues have also been deployed. Massive, the game's developer, is even trying to combat ongoing cheating in The Division with suspensions for offenders, new cheat detections programs, and more. As the Inquisitr reported, even players who abuse in-game exploits could receive sanctions for their actions.
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