The highly anticipated 1.4 patch for The Division is right around the corner. The patch is set to remodel the entire landscape of the leveling system and what many perceive as the end-game content for the title.
Ubisoft and the developers have released patch notes for the impending patch that is set to release on October 25th over on the blog. Below are just a few of the many, many changes that they have coming in the update. Rewards for missions and over world tiers are the things that fans will be drawn in by the most.
New Feature: World Tiers
-Upon reaching level 30, players are now able to select a World Level Tier that controls the level of enemy NPCs encountered and the quality of the loot they drop
-There are a total of 4 World Level tiers:
-Tier 1: enemy lvl30, gear score rewards 163
-Tier 2: enemy lvl31, gear score rewards 182, unlocks Challenge difficulty, unlocks Incursions
-Tier 3: enemy lvl32, gear score rewards 204
-Tier 4: enemy lvl33, gear score rewards 229
-Activity difficulty in a same World Tier (Normal, Hard, Challenging) will provide more rewards
-All NPCs will now have chances to drop High-End and Gear Set items, tougher enemies (veteran, elites) have higher chances to drop.
-Removed Gear Set Weighting from all activities except Incursions. Any Gear Set can now drop from any activity.
-Weekly and Daily assignment loot caches now drop items scaled with the players current gear score.
-Added new blueprints for Level 33 mods and Gear Score 229 High End.
-Added Field Proficiency: Players can now gain experience past level 30 and earn loot caches.
Updated Vendor Stocks:
-Items quality will adapt better to the player level during the 1 to 30 progression.
-Vendors now sell items Gear Score 163 to 229 as soon as the players reaches level 30.
-Added more High End items for sale in all currencies.
-Added more Gear Set items at Phoenix Credits and Dark Zone Vendors:
-Phoenix Credit Vendor sells 1 random slot of each Gear Set
-Dark Zone Vendor sells 1 random Gear Set for each slot
Tom Clancy’s The Division is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The 1.4 Patch is set to release tomorrow (October 25th) on all platforms.