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Always a hot topic these days, many gamers get ruffled when they hear that the latest blockbuster won't have a traditional single player mode. Indeed, before Destiny launched, we remember seeing people go crazy over the fact that they'd need to form teams in order to see out the title's toughest content, but hey, some of us just like to sit back and not have to worry about social interaction.

Enter Tom Clancy's The Division, Ubisoft's open world, role-playing game-shooter hybrid that's launching in March. Much like Bungie's sci-fi blast-'em-up, the game will let you go at it alone, or team up with buddies, but many remain sceptical of single player experiences in titles that put a focus on online companionship.

Attempting to put those fears to rest, the French publisher told VG247 that "The Division is a great single player game, period". In the publication's interview, creative director Magnus Jansen states that "we are not deliberately punishing solo players or incentivising them by making it harder," he continues: "the size of your group decides what we throw at the player at any given time." In other words, the game's difficulty will scale - at least to some degree - based on how much help that you have from other players.

So, do you have faith in Ubisoft to build an engaging single player structure, or do you think that this will be one of those games that's way better when played with others? Try not to shoot each other in the back in the comments section below.