Destiny 2 will get new content material, new programs and a brand new give attention to supplying you with causes to maintain taking part in this week.
Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris releases later immediately (verify what time Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris releases in your region), however whether or not you purchase into the growth or not, you’ll profit from a collection of main updates in December and early 2018 as a part of the Season 2 retuning.
We’re nonetheless ready on full patch notes and don’t have an ETA on weapon rebalancing and sandbox tuning, however Bungie has offered detailed descriptions of the brand new Curse of Osiris content material in addition to the final adjustments coming to Destiny 2 in Season 2.
Read on for all the small print of what’s altering in Destiny 2: Season 2 this week, this month and all through the quarter. We’ll run by way of in chronological order, beginning with the free updates and transferring into paid content material beneath.
Change to each day reset time – December 5
Curse of Osiris will change a convention relationship again to the primary week of D1 by moving the daily Destiny 2 reset time to 5:00pm UTC.
Armour Ornaments – December 5
In Destiny 2 Season 1, Ornaments have been random Bright Engram drops. As of December 5, when Season 2 apparently begins alongside the discharge of Curse of Osiris, you’ll be capable of earn armour Ornaments by finishing particular challenges.
Bungie stated the brand new Ornaments will change the best way particular armour units look, with out wiping utilized shaders and mods. Like the present Exotic weapon ornaments, armour ornaments are completely unlocked account-wide as soon as achieved, so that you by no means want to fret about unintentionally deleting them or utilizing them up.
Armour Ornaments are unlocked by way of distributors, in order that’s the place it’s best to verify the necessities for every one and activate any you’ve gotten already met the necessities for. Once unlocked, you’ll be able to apply the Ornament by inspecting the suitable armour set in your stock.
These are the armour units getting Ornaments for Destiny 2 Season 2:
- Vanguard Faction Armor
- Crucible Faction Armor
- Trials of the Nine Armor
- Iron Banner Armor
- Dead Orbit Armor
- Future War Cult Armor
- New Monarchy Armor
- Eater of Worlds Raid Lair Armor
Economy adjustments – December 5
Destiny 2 Season 2 brings a lot of adjustments to Destiny 2’s economic system. Here are the small print:
- Rare mods will dismantle into Gunsmith Materials with an opportunity for Legendary Mod Components
- Banshee will promote a rotating choice of particular Legendary mods, for Legendary Shards and Mod Components
- Rahool will promote Legendary engrams for Legendary Shards
- Daily Challenges will reward extra tokens
- Cayde’s treasure chests will supply extra tokens, however nonetheless be random
- Strikes will award extra tokens
- Common Destination token drop charges will enhance 100%
- Common Destination token worth will enhance by 50%
- Rare Destination tokens will enhance in worth by 250%
- Reputation necessities per engram will enhance by 37% at Destination distributors and 50% on theGunsmith
- You gained’t ened to clear a full raid with a purpose to redeem Leviathan Raid tokens.
Curse of Osiris content material – December 5
Curse of Osiris is the primary of two introduced expansions for Destiny 2, and brings a stack of latest Activities and programs all by itself. Here’s a rundown of what to anticipate when the DLC hits:
- New story marketing campaign
The story of Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris is focused on the exiled Warlock Osiris and his battles towards the Vex – a tale Destiny fans are very interested in. We don’t know what number of missions it consists of, however we do know that the included Strikes are remixed variations of missions from the marketing campaign, so that they’ll truly be a part of the story this time.
- New vacation spot: Mercury
A complete new vacation spot earlier seen solely in a few Crucible maps, Mercury is a planet dominated by the Vex. As properly as taking part in host to the story marketing campaign, in boasts a random dungeon called the Infinite Forest and the biggest public event in Destiny 2. It additionally homes the brand new social house, the Lighthouse, beforehand seen in D1’s Trials of Osiris.
- New Raid Lair: The World Eater
Cruse of Osiris brings us a model new form of Activity known as Raid Lairs. These are shorter however extra intense raid experiences set in and round present raids. Leviathan will finally have two. The first is called The World-Eater and is part of Curse of Osiris, though Bungie hasn’t confirmed when it would unlock.
- New and Power cap: 330
Yes, you’ll be capable of make your Guardian rather more Powerful since Curse of Osiris raises Destiny 2’s Power cap to 330 – or 335 with mods. The issue of the present Leviathan Raid will likely be scaled to match this new cap, and can award extra Powerful gear for a similar purpose. The Level cap can be rising to 25 so it’s factor the XP system is extra clear now.
- New Heroic Strike playlist
Yes, Strikes will return to endgame standing with the introduction of a difficult Heroic Strike playlist. No phrase but on the loot, sadly.
- New Heroic Adventures
Adventures, future 2’s sidequests, can even be given a problem improve within the type of Heroic variants. Expect the same old uptick in enemy stage and harm dealt.
- New weapons and armour
You’ll be capable of earn new weapons and armour in Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris. Although it cancelled the planned livestream showcase, Bungie offered a sneak peek on the new loot in a Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris teaser trailer. We suppose we’ve recognized a lot of new Exotics coming to Destiny 2 with Curse of Osiris.
- New weapon quests and forge
New weapon quests will likely be added with Curse of Osiris, however reasonably than receiving them randomly, you’ll discover them arrayed on the wall of the Lighthouse as a part of a brand new weapons forge. Complete the quests, or “verses”, hooked up to the suitable nodes on the Forge to unlock a lot of Vex-themed weapons created by Osiris himself.
- New multiplayer maps
Bungie has confirmed two new multiplayer maps. Pacifica is ready on Titan. We don’t know the place Wormhaven is ready, however we do comprehend it’s a PS4 unique – sorry, PC and Xbox One gamers.
Masterworks – December 12
In the wake of Curse of Osiris, Bungie will start rolling out new programs, beginning with a serious patch on December 12.
One of the important thing new options is Masterwork weapons. Bungie described this as a “new weapon tier” for Destiny 2, which is an improve to Legendary gear.
Masterwork weapons monitor the variety of kills made with them, with a alternative between complete or Crucible solely tallies. They additionally generate Orbs of Light you the participant and their allies on multi-kills, and have random, re-rollable weapon stat bonuses chosen kind a “small pool”.
Bungie stated Masterwork weapons can drop randomly from any present supply of Legendary weapons, and if dismantled, yield a useful resource which can be utilized to transform any present Legendary weapon to a Masterwork. Raid and Trials of the Nine Weapons could have a really excessive probability to be Masterworks.
Bungie stated it has future plans to “extend Masterworks to other gear and expose your kill counts in more places”, corresponding to within the Crucible.
Xur stock – December 12
When the December 12 patch rolls out to Destiny 2 our pal Xur will get a little bit of an replace. Xur will start promoting two new gadgets:
- Fated Engrams
Purchased for Legendary Shards and restricted to at least one per week, fated Engrams will decrypt as an Exotic you don’t already personal.
- Three of Coins
A brand new, simplified model of a D1 favorite, Three of Coins will increase Exotic drop charges kind any supply for 4 hours. They don’t expire after a boss battle and don’t stack in any means. They are bought for Legendary Shards and there’s no restrict on what number of you should buy.
Buying direct from distributors – December 12
As of the December 12 Destiny 2 replace, gamers will be capable of buy gear instantly from distributors utilizing Legendary shards and status tokens. Vendors will all the time carry one piece of every form of armour, and can rotate by way of a choice of weapons. Bungie stated this is applicable to “most” distributors in Destiny 2, not all, so RNG isn’t going away endlessly.
Players can unlock slots at distributors by rating up and incomes engrams. The phrase “slots” right here most likely refers to what number of gadgets a selected vendor is providing – nevertheless it’s not completely clear so don’t take that as gospel.
Whatever the slots factor means, gamers will likely be credited for all of the engrams they’ve earned over the previous few months of taking part in Destiny 2.
Economy adjustments – December 12
Further economic system adjustments will roll out within the December 12 patch:
- Zavala will promote Gift consumables that give bonus rewards to all contributors in a Strike. They value Legendary Shards. Possible rewards vary from tokens to Exotics.
- Shaxx will promote Gift consumables that give bonus rewards to all contributors in a Crucible match. They value Legendary Shards. Possible rewards vary from tokens to Exotics.
- The chest and useful resource farming lockout will set off much less regularly and require higher provocation.
- Farming lockout won’t cut back Glimmer earnings, and cut back token earnings to 30%, versus zero%.
- Vendors gained’t be badged whenever you don’t have sufficient tokens to earn an engram.
The remainder of Season 2: The Dawning and future adjustments
Bungie is but to this point The Dawning, the big holiday event of Destiny 2 Season 2, however we now have had a take a look at among the cool new gear that will likely be on supply through the occasion. Check it out by way of the hyperlink above, and anticipate it someday over the vacation break.
In addition to The Dawning, we all know Bungie is engaged on additional updates Destiny 2 Season 2 and past. Here’s what Bungie stated it’s engaged on other than the above:
- Crucible tuning for Supremacy, spawn guidelines – December
- Heroic Strikes Playlist – December
- Better incentives for Prestige actions – concentrating on January
- Ranked PvP – “top of our priority list for next year”
- Private Crucible matches – concentrating on early 2018
- Quitter Penalty for Crucible – 2018
- Further updates to mod system – 2018
- Exotic drop duplication safety – 2018
- Equipping a number of emotes – 2018
- A visible indicator for farming lockouts – no date
- Better incentives for Strikes, Adventures, Lost Sectors – no date
- Exotic weapon tuning – no date
Bungie detailed its Destiny 2 Season 2 plans as a part of its new dedication to being more open with Destiny 2 players.
“Going forward, Destiny 2’s post-launch game systems, features, and updates are being designed specifically to focus on and support players who want Destiny to be their hobby – the game they return to, and a game where friendships are made,” Bungie instructed Destiny 2 gamers.
“We want Destiny to be a game that fits into your life, providing you with reasons to log in and play with your friends, clans, and families. We want Destiny to be a world you want to be a part of.”