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The solo player's guide to almost surviving The Division 2

Christopher Livingston
 

Is there a stigma attached to playing a multiplayer game completely solo? That's not rhetorical, I'm genuinely asking. I know there can be a sort of weirdness to doing traditional group activities on your own, like going to a movie theater or eating at a restaurant. Which is ridiculous! It's a movie. It's food. It can be nice to have companionship for those things, but they're definitely not required and it really shouldn't be seen as strange.

And it shouldn't be weird to want to play a multiplayer game all by yourself, either. The good news is that The Division 2 is mostly pretty friendly to solo players. I'm now just over 50 percent complete on story missions and I've played them all by myself. They can definitely be a real struggle at times, and I'm progressing much more slowly than the other PC Gamer folks who play with friends and strangers, but it's do-able. Mostly. Here are some tips for those of you who, for whatever reason, are going it alone in The Division 2.

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