For the primary time within the sequence’ historical past, Destiny 2 now provides gamers a alternative that would form the remainder of their game. The Allegiance quest, which begins this week, will ask gamers to decide on between the Vanguard and the mysterious Drifter, with doubtlessly far-reaching penalties.
As of yesterday, approaching The Drifter (after having accomplished the primary few steps alongside the Gambit Prime and Reckoning quests) unlocks a choice level, providing you with the choice to “turn your back on the Vanguard to stand with the Drifter.”
Bungie says that your determination can have penalties, which for now look like restricted to “different quest content,” and “different rewards” relying on which route you decide, though siding with The Drifter over The Vanguard may even restrict entry to a specific lore e-book. In the long-term, nevertheless, it appears to be like as if a lot extra is ready to alter. In a notably Telltale-style tackle storytelling, you’re informed that “The Drifter will remember your choice,” and that “this choice may impact future content for [your current] character.”
Destiny 2 gamers are already discovering that their decisions are impacting on the remainder of their game, with Vanguard-aligned gamers reporting considerably aggressive voice traces from The Drifter after they load into Gambit Prime. Similarly, different Reddit posts are suggesting that the Vanguard are being a bit extra frosty with you in case you facet with the lovably roguish Drifter.
Destiny, 2014: “Story is, you are combating area gods, okay? We do not know. Fuck you.”
Destiny, 2019: “You should now resolve whether or not or to not betray the group you’ve got served for years. This determination can have everlasting narrative penalties.” pic.twitter.com/4xGmoVPr1F
— Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) March 12, 2019
It’s undoubtedly a troublesome alternative for followers of the sequence. On the one hand, you’re being requested to show your again on the organisation that you simply’ve adopted for 5 years. On the opposite, The Vanguard has been identified to promote you down the river on a couple of event. And The Drifter appears actually cool.
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Of course, the trickier facet of all that is that we don’t know what the implications talked about in that authentic quest textual content are, or after we’ll study extra about them. For now although, the best problem can be studying to simply accept the Guardians who’ve turned their again in your chosen path.