'Division 2' Update 1.30 Adds Title 12.1 and Series X, PS5 Support: Patch Notes

The Division 2 Title Update 12.1 has arrived as version 1.30 on PS4. The substantial update doesn't feature much in terms of major in-game content, but it will be appreciated by Resident Evil fans and next-gen console owners alike. The Resident Evil Apparel Event has officially begun, and those playing on PS5 and Xbox Series X can experience it in full 4K at 60 FPS. Read the full patch notes below, courtesy of an official Ubisoft forum post.

The Division 2 update 1.30 (Title Update 12.1) Patch Notes

New Apparel Event: Resident Evil

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'The Division 2' Title Update 12.1 has arrived as version 1.30 on PS4 with Series X and PS5 support. 'The Division 2' is available now on Xbox One, PS4, PC and Stadia. Ubisoft

Racoon City has sent their best and brightest to answer the call in D.C. and New York City. This unique crossover apparel event launches alongside the newly revamped Reanimated Global Event. In addition to the outfits available through apparel keys, agents also get the opportunity to collect seven new back trophies and four new patches celebrating Resident Evil.

To get the patches and trophies, the level 40 BOO daily projects have been replaced with S.T.A.R.S. Support and S.T.A.R.S. Assault projects. One of these projects will be available each day, and each will reward two new patches or trophies each day they are completed until the full set has been collected.

4K-60 FPS Support for Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5

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Players will earn Backpack Trophies and patches by participating in daily challenges. Ubisoft

Optimization Station Changes

  • Reduced all optimization costs by 75 percent.
  • Reduced all optimization material crafting recipes by 50 percent.
  • With this update agents should be able to afford to optimize their weapons and gear about once an hour. Though it may take up to two hours to gather all the resources necessary to optimize the final tier of many items.

Reanimated Global Event Changes

  • The green cloud produced by killing enemies with a headshot no longer harms agents. This cloud now heals agents and provides a significant boost to their firepower while standing within it. The green cloud continues to significantly harm enemies.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue where gear sets would not correctly display which talents were required to be active for their chest and backpack talents to activate.
  • Fixed issue where Rigger would sometimes refresh Tend and Befriend incorrectly.
  • Fixed issue where Memento Kill Confirmed drops could come from friendly skills.
  • Fixed an issue where Memento buffs could last beyond death. Which was both grim and ironic.
  • Fixed issue where directives in the LZ could multiply experience earned in the DZ.
  • Fixed an issue where Legendary Black Tusk would not count as "Black Tusk" for objectives in Leagues and Summit Challenges.
  • Removed objectives for the Skill Demotions Summit Challenge which referred to the Firestarter Chem Launcher and the Shrapnel Trap. The objectives were misbehaving and have been put in timeout.
  • Fixed issue where Vanguard and Perfect Vanguard granted their invulnerability to allies.
  • Fixed issue where Summit Combat Merit Commendation would display unusually in the Commendations menu.
  • Fixed issue where Merciless and Ruthless exotics would trigger a cosmetic explosion on the seventh stack in addition to really exploding on the first shot after.
  • Fixed issue where Decoy Skill would not refresh correctly if it was deployed when getting a headshot kill with the Mantis exotic.
  • Fixed issue where other players on the League leaderboards would show your own SHD level and point distribution.
  • Fixed misaligned elbow pads when using specific apparel items.
  • Fixed issue where The Summit matchmaking tab is not grayed out for groups containing level 30 agents.
  • Fixed issue where the audio queue doesn't trigger when killing the last enemy on floor 100 in The Summit.
  • Fixed the Symptom Aggravator talent description.

As stated above, the main features of Title Update 12.1 are the Resident Evil Event and PS5 and Xbox Series X support. Running February 2 through February 15, Agents will have a chance to earn cosmetics from Capcom's beloved zombie-killing franchise. Even though the daily projects are given the most attention above, we imagine the hallmark cosmetics and emotes will be earned by leveling up your character while the event is active. Daily participation is required to get the Backpack Trophies and patches, but everything else should unlock through gameplay. As for the PS5 and Series X enhancements, the 4K-60 support is really great, but it's still no substitute for a true next-gen build. We also would've loved to see these features make their way to the Series S as well, but that doesn't appear to be technically possible yet.

As far as smaller tweaks and fixes are concerned, the main one to note is the Optimization Station, which will be much easier to use than before. As soon as the Optimization Station made its debut in Title Update 12, players were well aware that access to it was way too stilted to be useful. With these adjustments, it should play a much more meaningful role in the endgame. There are no listed changes to ongoing issues with artillery shooting and the like, but we hope those are sorted out too. It's no secret The Division 2 continues to be lacking in truly meaningful content, but update version 1.30 will be a huge one for a certain subset of players.

The Division 2 is available now on Xbox One, PS4, PC and Stadia.

What are your thoughts on Division 2 Title Update 12.1? Is the game playing better for you on PS5 and Xbox Series X? Tell us in the comments section!