E3 2017 – Destiny 2 Release Date, PlayStation Exclusives and More

Tonight at the Sony E3 2017 Press Conference, Bungie announced a lot of information for the upcoming Destiny 2. This includes a bit more about the game’s story, a pushed up release date of September 6, a PC release date of October 24, and finally the pricing of all the editions. The beta will release on July 18th for people who pre-order and before opening on July 21st. You can check out the story trailer and the PlayStation timed exclusives trailer below.

Destiny 2 is the sequel to the internationally acclaimed Destiny, a first-person action game that takes the player on an epic journey to defend humanity from annihilation.  In the story of Destiny 2, the last safe city on Earth has fallen and lay in ruins, occupied by a powerful new enemy Dominus Ghaul and his elite army, the Red Legion.   Every player creates their own character called a ‘Guardian,’ humanity’s chosen protectors.  As a Guardian in Destiny 2, players must master new abilities and weapons to reunite the city’s forces, stand together and fight back to reclaim their home. The game will offer a fresh start to all players with no previous knowledge or background needed. 
 

“Everyone always says that they can’t wait for fans to get their hands on their game. But we really mean it. Destiny 2 looks so awesome, I’m thrilled to announce that we are moving the release date up to September 6,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision. “We are also hard at work with our friends at Bungie optimizing Destiny 2 for the PC, which we will be releasing in all its glory on October 24. And tonight, we are taking a deeper look at Ghaul, our villain in Destiny 2, who the world is going to love to hate. It’s going to be a big week for Destiny fans.”

Also evealed today were the Destiny 2 PlayStation timed exclusives available at launch, which include a competitive multiplayer map, a three-player cooperative Strike, a blue and white colored ship, specialized gear sets, and an exclusive exotic weapon. Destiny 2 will be available at a suggested retail price of $59.99 USD. The product line-up will also feature the Destiny 2 – Game + Expansion Pass Bundle at $89.99 USD, the Destiny 2 – Digital Deluxe Edition featuring premium digital contentat $99.99 USD, the Limited Edition at $99.99 USD, and the Collector’s Edition, featuring a fully-wearable Destiny 2 – Frontier Bag, Expansion Pass, premium digital content and a Cabal-themed Collector’s Box for $249.99 USD.

Destiny 2 will release on PlayStation 4 & Xbox One on September 6, 2017. The PC version will be released on October 24, 2017. For more game information, visit www.DestinyTheGame.com

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