The Division 2 encompasses a large Nationwide Treasure reference
In a geek-pleasing instance of artwork imitating different artwork, gamers of The Division 2‘s beta have found a hefty reference to the Nationwide Treasure movie sequence: within the upcoming Tom Clancy shooter/RPG from Ubisoft, players are allowed – nay, inspired – to steal the Declaration of Independence.
Because the recreation is ready in and round Washington, with an early project (that we performed in our hands-on preview) tasking gamers with successful again the White Home to make use of as a Base of Operations, it should not come as an excessive amount of of a shock that the builders have snuck in at the very least one reference to the American authorities’s historical past in different multimedia franchises. We would not be stunned to listen to about extra coy film nods and Washington-specific Easter Eggs as gamers uncover extra within the recreation.
For now, although, this can be a good little story to share, which is certain to carry a smile to Nicolas Cage’s legions of adoring followers. His character’s theft of the Declaration of Independence was a key second within the movie Nationwide Treasure, after all, with the plot demanding he nabs the historic doc due to a secret map on its rear-side.
In Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, the motivation for stealing the Declaration of Independence is a bit of bit completely different. There isn’t any map, that we all know of, however Polygon experiences that every one it is advisable to do to choose up this mission is head over to D.C.’s Nationwide Data constructing. There you will discover a facet quest, with the Declaration of Independence as your goal. Your motivation, aside from unleashing your interior Nic Cage, is to choose up the long-lasting doc for sentimental functions. There is a trigger-happy apocalypse happening, in any case, so we might higher protect some vital stuff from the previous world.
We’ll carry you extra updates on The Division 2 as we hear them. The non-public beta is closed now, however an open one is believed to be coming quickly. The sport’s full launch is slated for March 15th.