There is some good news for gamers who have been yearning to try out Ubisoft’s “The Division” but have been unable to purchase the game. Starting Thursday, May 4, the full game will be available for free trial but the offer will be limited to Sunday, May 7, after which players will have to buy the title to play it. The current trial which is in effect lets players play for six hours or till they reach level 8, whichever comes first. However, the new offer will unlock the full game as a trial during the timeframe.

“The Division’ offer details

The start and end time of the offer varies depending on whether the game is being played on the PC, PS4 or the Xbox One.

For PS4 users the offer starts 12 a.m. PDT on May 4 and ends at 11.59 p.m. PDT on May 7. For PC gamers, the free full game trial starts at 10 a.m. PDT and runs till 1 p.m. PDT on May 7. Lastly, for Xbox One players, the offer starts 12 a.m. PDT on the May 4 and ends 11.59 p.m. PDT on May 7.

Ubisoft detailed that during the free trial offer, gamers will also be able to pick up a copy of the game at special promotional discounts and prices. These discounts will be available across all platform versions of the game and will run out on May 15.

Game details

Tom Clancy’s “The Division” was developed by Ubisoft as an online only third-person shooter video game. It was released back in March 2016 for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

The game is centered on Manhattan after a deadly pandemic sweeps through New York and more importantly Manhattan. The primary goal of the player is to resolve whatever caused the pandemic state and to restore order.

Players are given access to a wide variety of weapons, ammunitions, and gadgets which help tackle the foes in “The Division.” With their progression, players are awarded with experience points and currency.

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These in-game resources can then be exchanged for better weapons and even upgrading skills. Gear can also be found or looted in the game world if one does not wish to simply purchase them.

Back in March, Ubisoft announced that it would release three new free DLCs throughout 2017. The first DLC of the year is expected soon and will feature limited time events that will offer rewards for participation as well as completion.

The second DLC would add loadouts while the third will feature in-game achievement rewards system.

The free trial offer from Ubisoft is a limited period one and, therefore, if you are keen on taking advantage of the same - hurry!