Destiny 2 free-to-play possibility and Steam confirmed, no extra platform exclusives, extra on Shadowkeep

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Bungie confirmed all rumors surrounding Destiny 2 at this time throughout its livestream, and likewise revealed what to anticipate from Destiny 2: Shadowkeep.

Shadowkeep returns gamers to the Moon. When you return it has modified to a spot stuffed with cracks and new fortress. The enemies is not going to solely be giant ans scary, however there might be a “psychological horror” aspect to it. They are manifestations of the Guardians’ previous, and it’s all of the fault of Eros, resulting from Ghaul’s actions, and he or she is making an attempt to determine how she unleashed this “madness” and wishes your assist to cease it.

You can’t simply kill them and make them go away both, apparently.

Here’s the outline per Bungie:

New Nightmares have emerged from the shadows of our forgotten Moon. Called forth by haunting visions from her tormented previous, Eris Morn has returned and unleashed one thing that when slumbered beneath the lunar floor – an extended dormant energy even she can’t management. Return to the Moon. Journey deep right into a mysterious enemy citadel. Help Eris slay these nightmares earlier than they attain out past the Moon to solid humanity again into an age of darkness.

There might be a brand new raid which is able to happen within the Black Garden.

As beforehand leaked, Shadowkeep is a stand-alone, so that you don’t must personal the earlier growth to play it.  The firm additionally stated it could help all platforms with new content material, which implies no extra unique content material between platforms.

New Exotic weapons proven at this time included a bow, hand cannon, and hint rifle. Armor is getting an improve to 2.0,

The game was additionally confirmed for Steam. If you pay it on PC, you can be moved over to Steam.

With Stadia, Destiny 2 is coming this 12 months in November as a part of the Pro subscription. The game will even function cross-save between the service, PC and Xbox One. The possibility was famous as pending with PlayStation 4, however Bungie confirmed it was coming to PS4 at launch.

Alongside a September 17 launch date and platform data, a collector’s version was introduced. It will run you $149.99 and incorporates the next content material.


Destiny  2: Shadowkeep Collector’s Edition

  • Digital Code for Destiny 2: Digital Deluxe Edition, with Digital Deluxe Edition In-game Bonuses
  • Digital Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Original Soundtrack
  • In-game Emblem Code: An unique in-game emblem code printed contained in the bodily collectible bundle.
  • Hive Cryptoglyph Replica: Follow clues within the Collector’s Edition to unlock the Hive Cryptoglyph and its secret contents. Dimensions: 7.8”L.
  • Metal Luna Mission Container: A steel Luna mission folio that holds esoteric relics and information. Dimensions: 8.6”L x 5.9”W.
  • Luna Mission Handbook: Containing 40 pages of schematics and design paperwork.
  • Luna Journal: A 192-page journal that includes extra story content material that’s certain with the mysterious charms and talismans of Eris Morn.
  • Artifacts from the Golden Age

A “no game code” model will even be made out there for $89.99.

New Light and updates to the expertise

Destiny 2 New Light is a brand new “entry point” possibility coming which makes it free-to-play, offering no obstacles to gamers. Players will begin off  at Power Level 750 and can be capable to begin enjoying with others after the primary 15 minutes.

This additionally opens up Gambit, the marketing campaign, and Strikes  to the participant. Locations similar to Tangled Shore, the Dreaming City, and the Moon will unlock as you progress.

Activities similar to raids in Forsaken will nonetheless should be unlocked, and you’ll ultimately want to purchase the Forsaken growth if you happen to want to proceed enjoying the content material or to take part in Raids, Exotic Quests, Strikes and dungeons. This would be the similar with Shadowkeep.

We will present actual data on this as soon as Bungie supplies extra data, however that’s what we gleaned from the stream.

During the stream, Bungie talked about a number of the modifications and enhancements it’s making to the game as a complete.

One of the objectives is including stats again into the game, and going again to being a extra full-fledged, RPG. The staff additionally needs to enhance the social facet, which is why it’s lastly admitted the game is mainly an action-MMO. It all the time shied away from calling the game an MMO because of the “baggage” surrounding the style.

Renewed PvP is one other focus, because the staff needs to restore “the foundation” earlier than it brings again Trials of Osiris.  So count on a little bit of wait on its return, as a window was not supplied.

Changes to the playlist construction are additionally coming, which is able to make many somewhat happy to listen to.

The livestream simply ended, so we’ll replace this submit – and make it extra coherent – as quickly as potential.