The lights are on
Today at Microsoft’s Xbox One showcase in Cologne, Germany, the company showed off more SmartGlass functionality for MMO shooter, The Division. The abilities include airstrikes and stat-boosting buffs.
Players can use their tablet to drop into The Division sessions that are already in progress. The bird’s eye view allows tablet players to press and hold their fingers over enemies in the area to highlight them and make them easier targets for other players. Tablet users can also deploy area of effect buffs to boost their allies’ damage output. Finally, the demonstration also shows off the ability to deploy airstrikes. The demo concludes with an explosion of wood and debris as the missile hits a group of enemies on a rooftop.
The Division hits Xbox One and PlayStation 4 next year. Microsoft also says that the Xbox One version of the game will feature exclusive content.
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Where is the big news, GI?
The Division is announced for PC! :)
I foresee game of the year.
It seems like a lot more next-gen games are going to use this tablet connectivity. I'm guessing that this means it's going to become a norm in the not to distant future.
Gee, sure sounds like a perfect match for Wii U.
Very nice looking mechanics.
Ubisoft has being doing a great job to pull surprises in E3...Watch_Dogs last year and now its the Division...looks really great and fun
PS4 requires all games to have vita support. I wonder if the vita for this will function as a remote play game or as the tablet version? It would be cool to have it work as the tablet given how hard it is to do shooting on the vita.