If you just like the competitors of multiplayer shooters, you’ll be glad to know that Destiny’s Iron Banner PvP occasion might be returning for the sequel.
What’s happening in Bungie’s huge sci-fi shooter? See our Destiny 2 story guide.
Iron Banner differs from Destiny’s commonplace PvP mode, the Crucible, in that harm modifiers based mostly in your gear stage are utilized. Players with out high-end gear will thus get creamed, successfully making Iron Banner a late-game occasion, with commensurate rewards. Something for the hardcore amongst you, then.
So, how do we all know it’s returning? There’s a Hunter in final month’s gameplay trailer, carrying a brand new armour set with Iron Banner iconography. It’s a quick glimpse, however unmistakeable:
Thanks to Destiny streamer Gigz, who tweeted out some screengrabs of the trailer.
Iron Banner armour has been among the coolest within the authentic sport, taking inspiration from European knights and Viking warriors, and it appears to be like like Bungie are taking a look at Samurai this time round. Note additionally the sword: it’s a lot shorter than the massive broadswords within the authentic Destiny, which may recommend a wide range of sword varieties.