Collapse of the Empire Eighty-Eight is an event taking place during Coil's Takeover. It focuses on Coil releasing the identities of the Empire Eighty-Eight to the public and the subsequent actions the Empire takes.
News organizations recieve huge amounts of information about the racist villains of the city. Their identities and things like their crimes.
Kaiser lies to his group and says the Undersiders are responsible. Purity attacks Bitch's dog shelter and announces that she is looking for her daughter. The release having given the authorities reason to remove Aster from Kayden's custody.
↑According to the gathered info that had been released about the Empire Eighty-Eight villains, he’d once tortured ABB gang members, taking away all pain tolerance and willpower, because those were skills we all learned over the course of our lives. - Excerpt from Radiation 18.2
↑E88 inevitably breaks into factions. The cracks formed when Coil outed them, and even without Leviathan to be the hammer, the wedge is in place for Coil to drive in. - Speculation by Wildbow on Reddit
↑“Captains, with me. Empire Eighty-Eight is divided, and I’m going to direct you on a series of strikes to ensure we deal as much damage as possible before the two factions can merge once more.” - Excerpt from Interlude 8.z