In a geek-pleasing instance of artwork imitating different artwork, gamers of The Division 2‘s beta have found a hefty reference to the National Treasure movie collection: within the upcoming Tom Clancy shooter/RPG from Ubisoft, players are allowed – nay, inspired – to steal the Declaration of Independence.- Advertisement -
Since the sport is about in and round Washington, with an early task (that we performed in our hands-on preview) tasking gamers with profitable again the White House 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 least one reference to the American authorities’s historical past in different multimedia franchises. We would not be shocked to listen to about extra coy film nods and Washington-specific Easter Eggs as gamers uncover extra within the sport.
For now, this little story 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 National Treasure, in fact, with the plot demanding he nab the historic doc due to a secret map on its rear-side.
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In Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, the motivation for stealing the Declaration of Independence is just a little bit completely different. There’s no map, that we all know of, however Polygon reviews that every one you must do to select up this mission is head over to D.C.’s National Records constructing. There you will discover a facet quest, with the Declaration of Independence as your goal. Your motivation, apart from unleashing your internal Nic Cage, is to select up the long-lasting doc for sentimental functions. There’s a trigger-happy apocalypse occurring, in any case, so we would 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 15.