Destiny 2 Beta, Biggest in Bungie and Activision Publishing History
Destiny 2 Offers a Dramatic, Action-Packed, Character-Driven Story and Massive Destinations to Explore
Achieving Nearly 70 Global Awards and Nominations from Industry Media Before Launch
Developed by Bungie, Destiny 2 is a highly anticipated sequel that takes players on an epic journey across the universe to defend humanity from annihilation. The game welcomes new players to the universe, as well as those who have been devoted to the universe since the beginning, with an array of modes and activities to explore. In the story of Destiny 2, the last safe city on Earth has fallen and lay in ruins, occupied by a powerful new army. Players must master new abilities and weapons to reunite the city's forces, stand together and fight back to reclaim their home.
"A great story. Awesome characters. A menacing villain. A clear mission.
A gorgeous, expansive world to explore. And of course, great, innovative
gameplay that is fun to play solo or with friends. Destiny 2
has it all," said
In Destiny 2, every player creates their own character
called a "Guardian," humanity's chosen protectors. Players can choose
from playing the cinematic, story campaign, venturing into the expansive
destinations to join in cooperative modes including Strike missions.
They can also explore and complete Quests, Adventures and Patrols, or
uncover Lost Sectors and Treasure Chests, while rallying with other
Guardians to dominate Public and Heroic Events, Flash Points, and more.
For competitive players, Destiny 2 offers intense 4v4
multiplayer matches in ‘The Crucible'. Additionally, the fan-favorite
endgame gameplay experience, the 6-player Raid, will go live for players
Destiny 2 is currently rated T for Teen by the ESRB and is
available at a suggested retail price of
Also available are Sony PlayStation timed exclusives* which include a competitive multiplayer map, a three-player cooperative Strike, a blue and white colored ship, specialized gear sets, and an exclusive exotic weapon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXZYMVqwvDQ.
For more game information, visit www.DestinyTheGame.com and follow the official Destiny social channels on Facebook and @DestinyTheGame on Instagram and Twitter. The community can interact directly with the developers at www.Bungie.net, Facebook, @Bungie on Twitter, Instagram and www.Twitch.tv/Bungie on Twitch.
Bungie is an independent, employee-owned game development studio dedicated to creating hopeful worlds that inspire passionate player communities. For more than two-and-a-half decades that purpose has led to the creation of some of the industry's most celebrated gaming franchises, including Marathon, Myth, Halo, and Destiny. Today, Bungie is focused on developing the next highly-anticipated release in the Destiny universe, Destiny 2.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing,
Inc. is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive
entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the world and
is a division of
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regarding the future, including statements about the expected release
dates, pricing, gameplay, features and functionality of Destiny 2, are
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*Timed exclusive content until at least Fall 2018.
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