Ubisoft sorry for “offensive” Division 2 marketing email flaunting “a real government shutdown”

February 1, 2019
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Ubisoft found itself in hot water overnight after sending a promotional email for The Division 2 declaring, in the subject line, “Come see what a real government shutdown looks like in the private beta.”

The shutdown has been at the forefront of American politics since December. It’s the longest in US history – and it’s an incredibly sensitive topic. Hundreds of thousands of federal employees went without paychecks over Christmas because President Trump could not agree with Congress a bill to fund his ridiculous border wall.

The shutdown brought services such as the Coast Guard, TSA, prisons, FBI and many more to their knees. It has temporarily ended now, but the issue is still far from resolved.

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