Out of nowhere, Ubisoft has quietly announced today that Tom Clancy's The Division 3 is in the works! The news was revealed in a blog post about Julian Gerighty becoming Executive Producer for The Division brand as a whole.
Gerighty previously worked as Creative Director on the first two Division games, and he's currently doing the same for the impressive-looking Star Wars: Outlaws. As soon as that game ships, he'll be moving back over to the Division team.
"Now, he’s setting his sights on Tom Clancy’s The Division 3, as well as the plethora of other projects set in The Division universe, including the mobile game Tom Clancy’s The Division Resurgence, and the survival-action shooter Tom Clancy’s The Division Heartland."
It sounds like development hasn't actually begun yet on The Division 3 however, with Ubisoft stating that a core focus of Gerighty's role will be to "build a team" for the game while still making sure The Division 2 "remains well supported".
We do at least know for a fact that Massive Entertainment will be the developer on The Division 3 - this is the same studio behind The Division and The Division 2, as well as Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and the new Star Wars game.