'The Division' Update 1.6 And 'Last Stand' Release Date Announced

As announced in the most recent State of the Game stream from Ubisoft, we know when The Division will be getting Update 1.6 as well as when the Last Stand DLC will release. To make it even more exciting, both are coming on the same day to all platforms: Feb. 28.

The Last Stand DLC is the final announced expansion for The Division. The DLC introduces an 8v8 PvP game mode, with each side fighting to take control of data relays. Ubisoft has released patch notes for the expansion, which can be found below:

Last Stand game mode

  • SHD tech data relays that are loaded with operational information where left behind in the DZ with the JTF was forced to withdrawal. Rogues have targeted these data relays and are attempting to access what’s inside. Engage in 8 versus 8 PvP combat and secure the data before the Rogues can.

  • Fight to control three key tactical locations on one of 4 Dark Zone maps.

  • In order to capture a tactical location, the team will need to control three objectives inside the location. Once the tactical location is secured, the team will begin scoring points.

  • First team to reach the max score, wins.

  • To help propel their team to victory, players can activate powerful fortifications and SHD tech tactical boosts.

New Incursion – Lost Signal

  • Lost Signal takes place in a civilian TV Broadcast center taken over by the infamous Rikers gang.

  • Players will venture into three different wings and face unique combat scenarios. Each encounter is meant to push players to play tactically and make the best use of their builds.

  • All wings bring their own challenges and rewards; completing all of them will unlock the final boss fight and the strongest opposition yet.

As for The Division update 1.6, which will be coming for free to all Division players, there will be a host of new changes coming as well. One of the biggest is the addition of Dark Zones 7, 8, and 9. These three new zones will almost double the total size of the Dark Zone, so make sure you gear up and go explore every inch for all of the secrets and surprises.

Additionally, there are new gear sets to collect, changes to skills, new exotic weapons, Legendary difficulty levels and so much more. To read all of the changes coming in Update 1.6, make sure you check out the Ubisoft blog to get all the details.

Ubisoft also mentioned that Update 1.6 and Last Stand will not be the end of The Division. More content is planned, with additional information coming later.

So what do you think? Are you excited to try out the changes in Update 1.6? Are you looking forward to the new Last Stand content? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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