Its ready, but are you? I certainly hope so! Operation Dark Hours patch notes are available to look at and there's alot to look forward to beyond just the raid. Of course the new 8 player raid takes the forefront of new cool things, below are a few highlights I found interesting. If you want to view the patch notes and all its entirety you can do so here: View Operation Dark Hours Patch Notes describing new features and fixes
New Feature: Classified Assignments: The Fall of DC
Classified Assignments are only for Year 1 Pass Holders
New Apparel Event: Dark Hours
Players can now select the civilian takeover icon on the map as a respawn option during Control Point takeover. The option is disabled after the enemy leader joins the fight.
Players can now fast travel to civilian convoys and takeover squads from the map.
~Quite a few nerfs to enemies (damage decreases, grenade accuracy, ladder usage %)
// personally i'm not a fan of decreasing difficulty, I'd...
How to Get The Chatterbox, an Exotic SMG in The Division 2
If you've reached level 30 and advanced to World Tier 4 you may be thinking about laying claim to your very first exotic level weapon. If so, here it is! The Chatterbox, a P90 variant that's held by the infamous Hyenas. This SMG isn't just dropped from a rare elite boss though. You'll need to farm up some Hyena keys and open some specific Hyena cache boxes to gather the pieces to craft this gun. Have no fear though because the RNG, drop rates / cache spawn rates aren't too bad.
When you begin to farm the Hyena keys, its advised you group up with a full squad of friends. With each key a squad member also obtains, means one more loot drop from a Hyena Cache Box without actually using a key of your own. This effectively quadruples your drops!
I know i've been saving some keys to give it a go myself along with @Kazin once he's free to try. That means two open spots with our group if anyone else is looking to try for it this...