Title Update 6 will be released on October 15, according to Ubisoft. This update will add Episode 2 – Pentagon: The Last Castle, as well s a new Conflict PvP mode.Episode 2 will be available early for any player with the Year 1 season pass or a UPlay+ account, while everyone else will have to wait until October 22. The changes and gameplay updates will be available for everyone on October 15.
The second episode pits Division Agents against Black Tusk forces as the two factions race to discover the secrets inside the Pentagon. There will be two new main missions inside the Pentagon and the DARPA Research Labs.
There will also be a new “Technician” specialization that will be immediately available for Year 1 pass holders and UPlay+ subscribers. Non subscribers or pass holders will be able to unlock the Technician after completing a series of objectives.
The technician features a special P-017 Launcher Signature Weapon, a Maxim 9 sidearm, Artificer Hive skill variant, and EMP Grenade.
Furthermore, pass holders and UPlay+ subscribers will get two new Classified Assignments at the Marina and Embassy, exclusively.
Everyone will also receive the following gameplay fixes and improvements:
- Targeted Loot
- Named Items overhauled
- Crafting Changes
- Recalibration Changes
- Filled Brands
- Inventory Management 2.0
- Increased Stash Space
- Rebalance of Talents and Weapons
- Dark Zone Server Transfers
- Updated Thieves’ Den Vendor
- Dark Zone Supply Drop Changes
- Occupied Dark Zone Ambushes
- Normalization in Dark Zone changes
- Conflict: Loadout Selection during map voting
- Bonus armor visualization increased
- Conflict: End of Match Rewards changes
- Stored tutorials
IGN reviewed Division 2 earlier this year and found it to be a fully loaded loot shooter from the get-go. Ubisoft promised regular updates for The Division 2 and are delivering on that promise next week. Check out IGN’s Division 2 wiki for more info, including walkthroughs and tips. Matt Kim is a reporter for IGN.