Tom Clancy's The Division for PS4 was originally being developed as an eighth generation consoles exclusive. Shortly after the game's unveiling, Ubisoft stated that other platforms were not ruled out. Ubisoft asked PC gamers to show interest in the game by signing petitions, and then they would decide. The new IP and tech has been in development for several years although development on the actual game. During E3 2013, Ubisoft announced that players can play the game on tablets. Players will be able to join in the game as a drone to offer tactical support for players. The game engine works well, it's not done, but works well. The Division uses the Snowdrop engine, which was developed exclusively for the eighth generation of consoles.
TAKE BACK NEW YORK: Welcome to a new generation experience, where exploration and player-progression are essential. Teaming up with other Division agents, your mission is to restore order, investigate the source of the virus and Take Back New York. A LIVING AND BREATHING WORLD: Enter a universe where the time of day and weather conditions deeply impact your gaming experience. Use the environment to a strategic advantage to dominate fights and ambush your enemies. URBAN JUNGLE: New York City is being overrun by hostile groups that are trying to take advantage of the crisis. One such group is The Cleaners. Wearing hazmat suits and wielding flamethrowers, the Cleaners leave nothing but ash in their wake.
THE AGENTS OF THE DIVISION: Trained to act independently from any chain of command, Agents are autonomous and adaptive, working alone or in small groups. They are the last line of defense, activated when all else fails to save what remains. GEAR UP: As a member of The Division, harness state-of-the-art technology. Customize your character and your back-pack, and communicate with other agents at all times with your smart watch. Customize and level up your weapons. In the wake of a devastating pandemic THAT SWEEPS through the city. The city quickly descends into chaos. A classified unit of self supported tactical agents known as the division is activated.