Massive Entertainment Managing Director David Polfeldt called The Division 2 a “monster game” in a recent interview. The “monster game,” according to Polfeldt, requires a huge team to develop, and is designed to cater to all kinds of people. In an interview published in Edge magazine (issue 330, via Wccftech), Polfeldt described how Massive Entertainment handles a game like The Division 2. “If you look at the learnings we made from The Division, we know that people play the game in quite different ways,” he said. “And people fall in love with different aspects of the game. The Division is expected to cater to quite a lot of tastes, which is never an easy thing. How do you create a game that caters to all that? The answer is that you have to create a monster game. But Polfeldt said he thinks that may not be as simple as you think. “I think this is a challenge for some other games that are in the same genre: you’re expected to deliver … [Read more...] about Massive Entertainment MD calls The Division 2 a ‘monster game’ to cater to everyone
Ubisoft cloud streaming might not be far off, according to the CEO of Massive Entertainment. In a Q&A with Official PlayStation Magazine (H/T WCCFTech), Massive CEO David Polfeldt remarked that Ubisoft is “well positioned with the IP portfolio” for shifting towards cloud streaming. This suggests we could see Ubisoft’s popular games series, including Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, and The Division, playable on mobile devices via cloud streaming in the next decade. As consoles move towards cloud streaming, with Xbox’s next generation cloud-based console reportedly in the works, it makes sense that major publishers would be planning for a cloud streaming future. In fact, last September the Take-Two Interactive CEO, Strauss Zelnick, commented that with cloud streaming coming in the near future, it will likely “accelerate” gaming becoming universally cross-platform. Likewise, a report from June 2018 predicted that video games … [Read more...] about Ubisoft ‘well positioned’ for cloud streaming, says Massive Entertainment CEO
Based on the astronomical success of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite, the gaming community at large has assumed that pretty much everyone will soon be working on battle royale game or mode. Now reports are cropping up that Massive Entertainment - the Ubisoft-owned studio behind The Division - may be working on one of their own. Check out the biggest upcoming PC games. The rumour comes via Gamereactor, who cite an anonymous source in saying that Massive are doing the battle royale dance. They say Ubisoft commissioned the studio to look into the game type back in January, and Massive reported back that “they could cook up something fun in a pretty short amount of time,” especially building off of what they have with The Division. It’s not clear whether that means a new mode for the Tom Clancy shooter, or an entirely new game. It’s not the first time we’d heard about the game type in connection with The Division. The Survival DLC which … [Read more...] about Division developers Massive are reportedly working on a battle royale
The Division 2 is in the works at Massive Entertainment. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 is in development at Massive Entertainment. The latest title in the franchise was announced in a press release which was leaked online a bit earlier than Ubisoft planned. The Division 2 wasn’t schedule to be announced until 11:10am EST, but there ya go. Ubisoft Annecy, Redstorm, Reflections, Ubisoft Bucharest and Ubisoft Shanghai are also working on the title in a collaborative effort with Massive Entertainment. The Division 2 will be based on an updated version of the Snowdrop Engine that will “help realize” the studio’s “ambitions for this title”. “But that is not all,” states the press release. “The Division continues. After the celebrations of our 2 year anniversary, we will support the game with two more title updates. “These will be two, brand new Global Events which include more Legendary difficulty missions … [Read more...] about The Division 2 is in the works at Massive Entertainment.
By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 8 March 2018 15:52 GMT The Division 2 is in the works at Massive Entertainment. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 is in developments at Massive Entertainment. The latest title from the company was announced in a press release which was leaked online a bit earlier than Ubisoft planned. Ubisoft Annecy, Redstorm, Reflections, Ubisoft Bucharest and Ubisoft Shanghai are also working on the title. The Division 2 will be based on an updated version of the Snowdrop Engine that will “help realize” the studio’s “ambitions for this title”. “But that is not all,” states the press release. “The Division continues. After the celebrations of our 2 year anniversary, we will support the game with two more title updates. “These will be 2 brand new Global Events; Include more Legendary difficulty missions and an Xbox One X update that will rediscover the beautiful and emblematic New York City … [Read more...] about The Division 2 is currently in the works at Massive Entertainment, more to come at E3 2018