The Division beta delayed from December to early 2016

But there's an Xbox One-exclusive closed alpha this week.

Ubisoft has delayed its beta for Tom Clancy's The Division. The test was due to run this month, but will now take place in "early 2016".

1

However, a limited, closed alpha test will instead take place this week - but only on Xbox One.

Pre-order customers will be the first to receive invites. Then, other users who registered via Ubisoft's website may get invites as needed.

But don't expect any gameplay footage to appear online - at least, not officially. Ubisoft has said it is limiting videos to the game's own internal forums.

So there will be no livestreams - or at least, none that will stay active for very long.

The Division's alpha is set to weigh in at 23.2GB and will be a version of the game "that includes more than the Dark Zone PvP-enabled areas" shown off so far.

For everyone else, The Division's beta will pop up on PS4 and PC at some point in the New Year.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (33)

About the author

Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips

News Editor

Tom is Eurogamer's news editor. He writes lots of news, some of the puns and all the stealth Destiny articles.

Related

You may also enjoy...

The best jobs for each character in Final Fantasy 12

With The Zodiac Age releasing on Switch and Xbox One today.

Persona 5 test answers - How to ace school exam and class quiz questions

Become top of the class with our complete list of quiz answers.

Undertale walkthrough, Pacifist guide and tips for Switch, PS4, Vita and PC

How to spare everyone in the acclaimed role-playing adventure.

Kingdom Hearts 3 Lucky Emblem locations

Where to find all 90 Lucky Emblems in Kingdom Hearts 3.

Comments (33)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading