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The Division now comes bundled with high-end Nvidia GPUs

The Division

Fancy nabbing a free copy of Ubisoft's The Division? Lucky for you, Nvidia is running a deal for those who purchase its higher-end GPUs.

The Division is an open-world tactical shooter with strong RPG elements set in New York after it's been ravaged by a virus.

From February 17 you'll snag a free copy of the game if you buy an Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 graphics card (or better) for your desktop PC.

Alternatively, if you're buying a gaming laptop, you'll get a freebie if you purchase a notebook running a GeForce GTX 970M or better.

Plenty of pixels to push

Nvidia notes that according to Ubisoft's requirements, the recommended graphics card for the game is a GeForce GTX 970 (although if you prefer AMD, it's a Radeon R9 290).

The Division is out on March 8, and currently retails for about £40 (around $60, AU$80) on the PC – so it's quite an impressive freebie. Indeed, in his preview of the title, our own Hugh Langley said: "As an open-world RPG it has me quite impressed, even though I really only had a taste during my four hours with the game."

It also seems like a game with a lot of potential on the multiplayer front, offering both cooperative blasting and an anarchic player-versus-player zone which offers a ranking system and unique loot.

Darren is a freelancer writing news and features for TechRadar (and occasionally T3) across a broad range of computing topics including CPUs, GPUs, various other hardware, VPNs, antivirus and more. He has written about tech for the best part of three decades, and writes books in his spare time (his debut novel - 'I Know What You Did Last Supper' - was published by Hachette UK in 2013).