Ubisoft has recruited another one of its studios to help develops the upcoming open-world third-person shooter .
Ubisoft Annecy, which got its start working on and previously worked on games like and ‘s multiplayer mode, is now also working on the Division, Ubisoft has announced.
â€œThe team in Annecy is delighted to be collaborating with Massive, Red Storm and Reflections on Tom Clancyâ€™s The Division,â€ Ubisoft Annecy Studio Manager. â€œWe are bringing our previous experience in multiplayer online games and this project is allowing us to build our technical knowledge in other areas and become experts on this incredible brand. The collaboration with the other studios is going very smoothly, and weâ€™re working together to ensure we meet and exceed the high expectations players have for this new title.â€
The Division is being helmed by Massive Entertainment. We already knew it was getting help from developer Red Storm, which previously worked on games like , and Reflections, which most recently worked on racing game .
The company didn’t say what Ubisoft Annecy specific role will entail, but collaborating with the studio makes sense given The Division’s emphasis on online multiplayer.
The Division launches this year for , , and , though a specific release date has not been announced.