The Division 2 Season 9 trailer highlights new features


After Ubisoft and Massive Entertainment promised there would be more content coming The Division 2 over a year ago, players weren’t sure what to expect as the game had basically gone into end-of-life maintenance mode at that point. Until now, the developers didn’t want to share much information, other than telling players not to be let down by having unrealistic expectations.

Finally, however, Massive is finally releasing more information about The Division 2next big content release, and the good news is that it should arrive in just a few days. Season 9: Hidden Alliance will feature a continuation of the game’s seasonal narrative, a new endgame feature, a new 8-player game mode, and more.

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As with the launch of division 2 Season 8 in February, Hidden Alliance is also a relatively small and contained release as it is nowhere near the size of the Warlords of New York expansion. Players are getting a new great evil to fight against, Captain Lewis from True Sons, and his faction will now be able to invade and take on certain existing campaign missions. The seasonal narrative will be further enhanced by Countdown, a special 8-player PvE mode where players fight against time to avoid a nuclear meltdown.


Season 9 is also introducing the Expertise system for The Division 2, which is effectively an end-level min-maxing tool that allows players to upgrade the various base values โ€‹โ€‹of virtually all of their gear. Players can also expect a variety of new weapons and armor pieces to begin releasing alongside Season 9, as well as some Season Pass exotics and cosmetics.

Season 9: Hidden Alliance is scheduled to launch on May 12 and will be the first of three season pass releases slated for 2022, meaning now could be the right time for new players to try the game. For some players, The Division 2 and not Destiny killer, but the game still has a lot to offer, and new releases are sure to bring the community together – if only for a little while.


While the fact that it has three more seasonal content drops by 2022 is sure to get fans excited, The Division 2The vague rebirth announcement of initially hinted at a potentially more substantial release, and the community was hoping to see another Warlords of New York DLC level instead of seasons. Still, new content is new content, and the promises of new features and game modes at the end of the game are welcomed by the player base.

The Division 2 is now available for PC, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

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