Positive Changes in The Division 2
Works: A More Fleshed Out Open World
The most obvious improvement in The Division 2 is the open world of Washington DC itself. While it’s not quite as visually pleasing as Manhattan, The Division 2’s open world is just filled with so many things to do.
Control Points are the biggest addition here, as they add a new layer of complexity to the core gameplay.
You’ll start out by having to liberate them from enemy control, which rewards you with a ton of loot, then you’ll have to maintain them with food and supplies for an occasional loot replenishment.
Other public activities include executions, propaganda broadcasts, and civilian rescues, and every little thing you do in the open world feels extremely rewarding.
Even if you aren’t actively looking for things to do, just exploring the open world can reward you with lore items to pick up, collectibles, SHD Tech caches, and other crates with resources to scavenge.
The Division 2’s open world feels way more alive than Manhattan ever did, making it a joy to explore.