Destiny 2 Gameplay Trailer and Other Details Revealed by Bungie

The news emerged from post-reveal event interviews last night, and takes just a little of the shine off of what was otherwise a well-received unveiling.

Now that "Destiny" has received its final update, Bungie is focusing all its efforts on the full-game sequel, set to launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, as well as PC for the first time, on September 8.

In Destiny 2, your home is demolished, your gear gets destroyed, and an assault from the Cabal's Red Legion leaves you and the rest of the Guardians stripped of your Light.

As announced by Bungie on the official Destiny Facebook page last week, the company will be hosting a live stream tonight, 18 May 2017 at 6pm BST for those of us in the UK. He went on to acknowledge problems some players have had with Destiny's low "tick rate", or the speed at which the game communicated with multiplayer peers and servers.

More news: Irish PM announces resignation as party leader

Bungie has partnered with Funko to bring Destiny's story characters to life in Pop!

The main campaign is being described as being longer than any other series with having "more cinematics" and "more story missions".

There's a brand new PvP mode called Countdown where one team is on defense and the other team has to attack.

For example, the Crucible is now 4v4 for all modes.

More news: N. Korea Threatens to Take Retaliatory Measures against US

PC version will use Blizzard's Battle.net service, including features like cross-game chat, and not Steam.

Whether you're a veteran or newcomer, Activision and Bungie want to make all players feel comfortable hopping into Destiny 2. There will also be a new feature called "guided games" which Bungie says can help solo players find a group to play with and allows groups to "open up your party to new players who are looking to play with you". But of course we'll reserve judgement until we've seen the whole game in action - and gotten a chance to play it for a while.

However, in a more text-heavy press release issued after the show, there's a decent summary of what we can expect in the PC release.

In the meantime, there's a lot to look forward to with Destiny 2.

More news: Spanish Grand Prix: Red Bull can see gap to Ferrari narrowing


Popular
  • Boulder weather: High of 72 today, with chance of rain and thunderstorms

    Boulder weather: High of 72 today, with chance of rain and thunderstorms

    A front moving south into our humid gulf air will provide lift for showers during the weekend, especially on Sunday . Saturday: Mostly sunny with a high near 88 and partly cloudy conditions headed into the evening with a low around 69.
    US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

    US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

    But President Trump gave the North Koreans a clear signal that his foreign policy would be very different than his predecessor's. The remark coincided with reports that China's attempts to get North Korea to even meet its nuclear envoy have been ignored.
    Lyft, Google's Waymo teaming up to work on self-driving cars

    Lyft, Google's Waymo teaming up to work on self-driving cars

    Waymo is also suing Uber, claiming it is using secrets stolen by a former engineer to develop its self-driving technology. The arrangement with Lyft suggests Alphabet is unlikely to rekindle its relationship with Uber.
  • This Peek at Life of Kylie Teases Revelations About the Controversial Celeb

    This Peek at Life of Kylie Teases Revelations About the Controversial Celeb

    A source tells Hollywood Life , "Kylie and Trav have been discussing moving into her new pad together". 'There's two sides of me. There's an image that I feel constantly pressured to keep up with, and who I really am around my friends.

    Fernando Alonso believes McLaren auto is 'right behind' Mercedes and Ferrari's

    Alonso said he is eager to get in some more practice after passing the rookie orientation test for the Indy 500 last week. McLaren are ready to take remedial action by asking Mercedes for some assistance with their Honda engines.
    Juventus wastes chance to clinch title with 3-1 loss at Roma

    Juventus wastes chance to clinch title with 3-1 loss at Roma

    Roma resumed in determined fashion after the interval, De Rossi earning a quick a caution after clattering into Miralem Pjanic. Higuain met a long pass from Stefano Sturaro at the edge of the goalbox with a volley that enabled Lemina to bang the ball in.
  • Chinese military planes intercept US aircraft

    Chinese military planes intercept US aircraft

    Such incidents have occurred occasionally over and within the South China Sea, which China claims virtually in its entirety. The WC-135 has been regularly deployed on routine missions in Northeast Asia, according to the official.
    Mexico Officials Visiting US This Week to Talk Trade

    Mexico Officials Visiting US This Week to Talk Trade

    In Washington, Ross declined to predict the exact timing of the notification, saying that there were more consultations with Congress needed first.
    Lower East Side's historic Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue destroyed by fire

    Lower East Side's historic Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue destroyed by fire

    Firefighters stayed at the scene through the night to keep an eye out and extinguish any pockets of fire. No civilians were rescued from the building, and no civilian injuries were reported .
  • WhatsApp rolls out 'pinned chats' feature on Android

    WhatsApp rolls out 'pinned chats' feature on Android

    And if you later change your mind and want to unpin the chat, you need to follow the same steps. WhatsApp is a very popular application with over 1.2 billion monthly active users.

    Lawmakers call for Comey to testify about Flynn request

    The person who described the Comey memo to the AP was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. As FBI director, he was accustomed to hours-long oversight hearings before Congress covering a wide range of topics.

    Cornyn among 4 interviewing for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

    Trump's nominee will fail if three Republicans vote against their president. "But these are not normal circumstances ". Michael McCaul, R-Austin, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee who toyed with running against Sen.

CONNECT