The Division Closed Beta Known Issues Revealed Ahead of Testing

By   /   Jan 27, 2016
The Division Player Base

If you have managed to gain access to The Division Closed Beta then you’ll have to be aware of some issues that are already known. Luckily we have the list so you can be ready to encounter them in the game.

Ubisoft have been nice enough to reveal this bug list so that you can prepare for your adventures in the Dark Zone. Notice the first one, gameplay capture cards won’t work well with the game:


(Xbox One/PlayStation 4/PC)

Capture cards

Players using Windows 10 will experience corrupted video signal output when using an external video capture card/device. Models affected: Atomos Assassin, Elgato Gaming HD60, Atomos Shogun and potentially more

[Performance] Textures

World textures may render very slowly after a player respawns


(PC Only)

[Performance] VSync [Workaround]

Players using VSync will experience significant FPS drops.

➜ [Workaround]: Don’t use VSync


[Performance] Windowed/Borderless modes [Workaround]

FPS mays drop below 20 when the game is played in windowed or borderless mode.

➜ [Workaround]: Use fullscreen to maximize FPS


[Performance] Nvidia Graphics

Players may experience graphical corruptions and visual artifacts when using Nvidia Graphics Cards.


[Gameplay] Population

In instances where the Dark Zone is overly crowded in a small area, players may experience performance issues such as delayed damage or animation glitches


Character selection

Players may experience graphical corruption around their character model in the character selection screen on resolutions higher than 1080p.



(Xbox One/PlayStation 4/PC)

[Gameplay] Saving Private O’Brian [Workaround]

The second wave of enemies does not always attack the player if he eliminated the first wave too fast.

➜ [Workaround]: Exiting the mission area and re-entering it will reset the mission.


(Xbox One/PlayStation 4)

[Gameplay] Premium subscription

Players may become stuck in Dark Zone checkpoints if their premium console subscription expires while the player is inside the checkpoint.


Vibration option

Controller vibration option switches ON each time the player respawns.



[Gameplay] Unable to shoot [Workaround]

Players may be unable to shoot or switch weapons after exiting Chelsea Pier.

➜ [Workaround]: Restarting the game should fix the issue



(Xbox One/PlayStation 4/PC)

[Gameplay] GPS

The GPS in the World Map may send the player to dead ends or through areas outside the Beta map area



[Interface] Languages [Workaround]

After installing the game in any other language than English, the game will still launch in English the first time

➜ [Workaround]: Select your language in the language selection screen on first launch of the game



Bugs & Glitches

(Xbox One/PlayStation 4/PC)

[Performance] Proximity Voice Chat [Workaround]

Players may experience problems when communicating with Proximity Voice Chat in the Dark Zone such as poor audio quality or temporary interruptions.

➜ [Workaround]: Proximity chat is currently limited to 8 players at a time


[Bug / Glitch] Falling through map [Workaround]

Players will fall through the map when joining another user that is watching the Intro Cinematic

➜ [Workaround]: The player will be teleported back to his checkpoint once exiting the playable map volume



Ubisoft Club

(Xbox One/PlayStation 4/PC)

[Bug / Glitch] Action [Workaround]

Ubisoft Club Beta Action may not unlock when the user created a Uplay account in the same play session.

➜ [Workaround]: Relogging should fix this issue

Be sure to take note of these known issues as you play the game. With the workarounds already revealed this should help you play the game without being annoyed by these problems.

Are you looking forward to playing The Division? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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