The Division 2 bodily launch sees solely 20% of the Division 1 gross sales

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Retail figures from the UK have revealed that The Division 2’s bodily launch has solely managed 20% of the gross sales of Division 1, which launched again in 2016. While it is a large hole within the numbers, it isn’t to say that the game is unpopular. So what precisely has brought about the drop in bodily gross sales?

For starters, far fewer persons are drawn to purchasing bodily games these days than they have been three years in the past, with the potential to play games on launch evening tempting gamers to pre-download the games with their digital buy. Most games are seeing a decline in bodily gross sales even with the attraction of collector’s editions and different bodily perks, so it’s not too stunning for even such an anticipated triple-A launch.

The Division 2 additionally launched on a Friday, not like Division 1, which launched on a Tuesday. As a consequence, it’s doubtless benefited from the additional time to develop its numbers. However, it’s nonetheless noteworthy that the way in which we buy games appears have shifted away from the excessive avenue.

The Division 2 is at present on the high of the UK’s high 10 promoting game, nevertheless and there’s so much to do, from squad exploration and raids to Dark Zone, which sees gamers combat amongst themselves and the setting.

Read extra: Check out our full review of The Division 2 for PC

Players who’ve been enjoying since launch might be happy to be taught {that a} new leak has confirmed the first eight-person raid for The Division 2, named Dark Hours. To get to that time nevertheless, it’s your decision to reach the Division 2 endgame – because it’s set to be difficult.