Destiny 2: Vicarious Visions lending a hand to “further expand” Bungie’s universe

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Destiny 2 could have as many as three studios engaged on it – and all these different rumours might be true, too.

Destiny developer Bungie has confirmed an announcement from Vicarious Visions that it’s “partnering … to further expand the award-winning Destiny universe”.

As Arekkz mentions within the video above, Vicarious Visions is an Activision studio which has labored on heaps of various video games, typically producing ports for initiatives headlined by different groups. It additionally led Skylanders growth on alternate years, type of just like the Treyarch to Toys for Bob’s Infinity Ward, and is engaged on the Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy.

The group has virtually actually been introduced on to assist with growth of Destiny 2, which we’re anticipating by the tip of 2017; at this stage additional Destiny DLC appears unlikely.

What makes this information additional thrilling is that it lends additional credence to September rumours about Destiny 2, which included phrase of a PC launch, a brand new setting, and plenty of different fascinating potentialities. Most notably, the rumours instructed Bungie was knuckling down to supply a steady stream of content for Destiny 2 – no extra droughts.

Vicarious Visions is the second jobbing Activision studio to affix Bungie, as High Moon officially came on board back in May 2015.

Rumour has it Bungie has had a heck of a time with Destiny’s content material pipeline, and job listings appear to verify the studio was eager to get that sorted earlier than Destiny 2. Rise of Iron, Destiny’s massive late 2016 content material drop, is believed to be a late stage addition to the roadmap Activision and Bungie established years in the past now, granting Bungie – and mates, now – an additional yr on Destiny 2. Fingers crossed, eh?