The Division Update 1.8.1 Is Now Live Along With The Xbox One X Visual Enhancement Patch

the division last standLast week, Ubisoft revealed the details of Update 1.8.1 for The Division. The update is now live and it comes with the highly-awaited Xbox One X Enhancement Patch which significantly improves visuals on the console with 4K rendering and a host of other graphical improvements.

The update also brings with it two new Global Event: Blackout and Onslaught.

Global Event 5 – Blackout

  • Blackout
    • Always active: Agents are equipped with Shock Ammo that stuns enemies. Shooting or running builds your Charge meter - the more Charge, the more damage you inflict.
  • Extreme Blackout
    • Blackout behavior, plus you can instantly kill enemies with Overcharged melee attacks, but if you miss you will stun yourself and your allies.
  • Total Blackout
    • Extreme Blackout behavior, plus your Charge meter will cool down faster when close to other group members.

Global Event 6 – Onslaught

  • Onslaught
    • Always active; Deal Burn, Bleed, and Gas effects to enemies in addition to normal damage. Reload to change the effect.
  • Savage Onslaught
    • Onslaught behavior, enemies are vulnerable to one effect type and resistant to others. Agents take increased damage from resistant enemies.
  • Brutal Onslaught
    • Savage Onslaught behavior, plus when two or more group members kill a vulnerable enemy within two seconds, each member can reload to gain a damage bonus for a single clip.

Aside from the Global Events, new Legendary Difficulty missions, 40 new Commendations, increased Exotic Loot drops, Division Tech changes, and a boatload of bug fixes.

You can find the full patch notes here.