Ubisoft has announced that Tom Clancy's The Division update 1.8.1 is now available to grab for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One.

One of the major highlights of the patch is the inclusion of Xbox One X support, allowing you to gawk at the devastated streets of New York City in glorious 4K resolution. Ubisoft also trumpeted a number of other snazzy features, such as improved screen-space shadows, object detail, and reflections.

Elsewhere, the French publishing giant confirmed that two new Global Events are in the pipeline. Blackout is out first at the end of April, and equips players with Shock Ammo to stun enemies with, with more damage done by increasing your Charge meter. The Extreme variant meanwhile sees you able to pummel foes with an overcharged melee attack for an instant kill.

The Final Blackout variant lets you hunker down with allies to boost your Charge meter cool down time. 

Finally, Onslaught lets you dish out various damage effects such as Burn, Bleed, and Gas to foes, with the type changing whenever you reload your weapon. Savage Onslaught shakes things up by throwing enemies at you that are only weak against certain types of effects, and Brutal Onslaught gives you a damage bonus for one clip if two or more group members dispatch a vulnerable enemy within two seconds. It's out at the end of next month.

Players can also look forward to tucking into more than 40 new Commendations as part of these new Global Events, while the Legendary difficulty has now been added to the Amhert's Apartment and Grand Central Station missions.

Tom Clancy's The Division was released in March 2016, with Ubisoft confirming recently that it's working on a sequel

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