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Could there be a sequel to The Division?

Polfeldt, a Managing Director at Massive Entertainment could not talk too much about it when he spoke with IGN in a recent discussion, but there was enough said to pique the interest. I have seen the possibilities in a world such as the one we see in Tom Clancy’s The Division, and it is encouraging to me to see comments such as the one that Polfeldt made; “I think it’s a wonderful, wonderful brand that has so many potential stories in it. There are a lot of things that we didn’t do in The Division 1 that are interesting to look at for that brand. I definitely think there’s a lot of space for continuation which is beyond just keeping The Division online. But… I can’t talk about that too much right now.”

While this is wonderful news to me, I find it even more wonderful that the company intends to keep supporting the current game for some time to come. I fell in love with the story and the setting and would be concerned that any sequels they make might take us out of New York and to some other area where the virus had spread to. I can still see lots of things to explore and do in New York, perhaps with one of the choppers taking agents to a new map area somewhere else in the city? Polfeldt also said “The way we see it is that our first obligation is to make The Division awesome. That’s not something that ended on launch day. If it ever ends, who knows when, right?” They are getting closer to the game they had envisioned, and something that is making the players happier.

I saw comments in the forums about how after the release of update 1.8 people were seeing positivity in the forums that had not been seen since launch, and that is good. While I know that reporter types are supposed to have objective views and to keep their personal opinions out of things like news reports and reviews, I can’t help it, I think that The Division is a great game and I really hope to see it continue to grow and evolve in the future.

My only complaint about it so far is the insistence for me to have PlayStation Plus to play multiplayer and for my roomate to have internet access to prove he has the right to play the downloaded version I had bought for him. Should our internet have any issues he will no longer be able to play unless I lend him my disk. But, those are not issues that the makers of The Division can control, so, overall I am quite happy to have been able to get The Division when I was able to and I look forward to enjoying many many more hours of gameplay in New York with my agent and others.

Something I would like to see in a sequel would be if they could look toward features that would attract role players to the game. Emotes that let you sit in the chairs and areas where players can socialize and use an in-game text based chat system. I can see a lot of wonderful roleplaying possibilities in the setting and would love to get the chance to hook up with some fellow roleplayers and try that out.

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