Gamers waiting for the release of "Tom Clancy's The Division" have uncovered possible evidence that the game might be subjected through public testing.
The users were able to uncover the links by data mining the site. Although the links they posted currently lead to a blank page, altering its code ads an "alpha" tab to the top menu bar.
The users speculated that this could mean that Ubisoft, the developer and publisher of the game, might be gearing up to unveil a test version of "The Division" to the public.
Despite the links presented by the users, Ubisoft has not yet released an official statement confirming future alpha tests for the upcoming game. However, as pointed out by PC Gamer, "The Division" is an online multiplayer shooter. This means the game will heavily rely on its servers and other technical aspects upon its release.
Since online games are prone to launch issues, it is highly possible the Ubisoft will test the game first with actual gamers before unveiling its full version to the public.
"The Division" has no official release date yet but Ubisoft is planning to debut the game sometime this year for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows platforms.
"Tom Clancy's The Division" is set in a post-apocalyptic United States that was ravaged by a pandemic. Players take on the role of government operatives working under the Strategic Homeland Division. As special government agents, they have the option to use whatever means they have in order to regain control over the situation.
The development of the game was inspired by Operation Dark Winter and Directive 51. These are real-world situations utilized by the U.S. government in preparation for a widespread attack within the country, according to Game Planet.