Parents' Guide to

Tom Clancy's The Division 2

By David Chapman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Save the nation's capital in stunning, bloody, great sequel.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 15+

Its good but a lot of swearing and drugs

THIS IS NOT A GAME FOR KIDS THAT SAY THIS NOT A BAD GAME It was rated mature for a reason. There are dead bodies in a body bag everywhere in the city. I recommend you don't get your kid this game

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 12+

Teens 12+

Not very much blood. Some frequent language that is used in game. If worried about cussing or bad language in game, I highly recommend turning off volume, as there are still indicators on screen that allows you to know what is happening in the game. No real drugs or achohol except for the green poison, which is used by the bad guys in the game to take over citizens. Barely any blood except for some bursts of blood when enemies are shot.

This title has:

Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (9):

This amazing sequel manages to embrace a bigger and bolder locale while building on the action of the original game to make this shooter an incredible, must-play action game. Tom Clancy's The Division 2 takes the fight from the streets of New York to the heart of our nation's capital, and it's everything a sequel should be. Built on the foundation of the original, The Division 2 has bulked up and fine-tuned what fans originally loved while learning from past mistakes. From a presentation standpoint, the game is like a polished, detailed revamp of the original, with crisp visuals and lots of detail. The city feels much more alive too, with NPCs (non-player characters) actually interacting with the world instead of simply lurking around. In terms of content, while The Division 2 packs in a hefty story with plenty to do, it's the endgame and post-story where things really shine. In fact, there's so much to do outside of and after the main campaign, including features like unique Specialization classes, Clan support, and expanded co-op missions, that even after you complete the story, it feels almost as if there's a whole new game packed in to explore.

The Dark Zone has been retooled in such a way that the player-versus-player possibilities still have a heightened sense of risk and anxiety (the thought of fending off rogue Agents who were allies just a few minutes earlier ... ), but it never devolves into a never-ending standoff of players waiting to see who will shoot first. And for those times when players might not have a taste for the backstabbing flavor of the Dark Zone, the game also includes a dedicated Conflict mode now, where two teams of four can compete in classic PvP (player vs. player) action, either by locking down control points in Domination or having a good old-fashioned 4-on-4 shoot-out in Skirmish. Both the Dark Zone and Conflict add a competitive twist to The Division 2's gameplay, but they also add to the overall longevity of the experience. And with Ubisoft's post-launch plans including everything from Raids to expanded story missions to new Specialization classes, Tom Clancy's The Division 2 looks as if it's only scratching the surface of what's in store, keeping Division Agents activated for a long time to come.

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