The Divison graphics comparison: Can you spot any cause for concern?

Tom Clancy Division Screen 3

The E3 2013 and E3 2014 demos of Ubisoft’s new Tom Clancy’s The Division game are compared in a video posted on YouTube.

Tom Clancy’s The Division is an MMO developed by Ubisoft, and centres around a disease which spreads during Black Friday that causes the US to crumble. As a member of the Strategic Homeland Division (SHD) players must combat AI and other players to bring the country back from the brink of complete destruction.

The Division was first announced back at E3 2013 and a gameplay demo was shown, which looked incredible. At E3 this year a new demo was shown, which also looked impressive, but YouTube user ‘luckySkillFaker’ has uploaded a nice comparison video which shows both the E3 2013 and 2014 demos for the game side-by-side. This comparison video not only lets you see the difference in gameplay shown, but also the graphical differences.

Fortunately there is little to no difference in the graphics between both demos, at least not in a ‘downgrade’ sense, from what we can tell. The E3 2013 demo switches from the outside environment to inside, whilst the E3 2014 demo does the opposite, allowing some of the lighting changes and effects to be seen.

Fans will likely be feeling hesitant as to how the graphics will actually look upon release of the game, due to the recent controversy surrounding the downgrade in graphics for Ubisoft’s recently released Watch Dogs. Although, considering all the talk about that issue, we’d find it hard to believe that Ubisoft would make the same mistake twice, right?

Here's the video, so take a look for yourself.

The Division is due for release in 2015 on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

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