It is a resolution that is divided gamers.
The Division 2’s upcoming Darkish Hours raid would require pre-made groups of eight gamers, regardless of Ubisoft promising matchmaking for all the sport’s actions.
Speaking to a fan on Twitter, Alexandre Guenounou, who works as a part of The Division 2’s advertising and marketing crew, mentioned “There is no such thing as a matchmaking, it’s important to crew up by clan lists, their buddies lists or by inviting different gamers within the sport social areas earlier than you launch the raid.”
No there isn’t a matchmaking, it’s important to crew up by clan lists, their buddies lists or by inviting different gamers within the sport social areas earlier than you launch the raid
— Alexandre Guenounou (@Alex_Gnn) Could 14, 2019
This message runs counter to that tweeted on February 15 this yr, which defined that “Matchmaking is supplied for each sport exercise and issue degree.”
Understandably, some gamers are sad with the state of affairs. It places The Division 2 in the identical camp as Future 2, which requires pre-made groups for its raids. Many gamers that depend on on-line matchmaking are due to this fact locked out of the exercise. Contemplating the quantity of design that goes right into a raid, it could imply lacking out on among the sport’s greatest content material.
Guenounou has promised to speak with the Ubisoft Huge crew to be able to present “a full overview and clarification.” That sounds extra like a breakdown of why matchmaking is required for the raid, moderately than altering the pre-built squad necessities. We’ll simply have to attend and see what the outcomes of that discuss are.
Whereas this information is unwelcome to those that depend on matchmaking, higher information may be present in the truth that Ubisoft cancelled plans to extend The Division 2’s Gear Rating cap simply earlier than the raid dropped. That helped preserve loads of gamers raid prepared, moderately than having to rapidly grind within the week earlier than Darkish Hours launches. The Division 2 was one of the best promoting sport in March, so there are many gamers on the market to crew up with. Hopefully folks discover a simple method to be part of collectively. And should you’re considering of becoming a member of the ranks your self, try our The Division 2 evaluate.
Matt Purslow is IGN’s UK Information and Leisure Author. You may observe him on Twitter.