It’s a big day guardians! Bungie and Activision have been teasing us with some social media images throughout the week. But today we see Destiny 2 officially revealed as we get ready to enter the next game in the series. Plus we know the game will be launching on the 8th of September 2017. And the BIG news, it’s coming to PC alongside PS4 (with timed exclusives) and Xbox One.
But will it get the elements right where the original didn’t?
We are not sure yet, but we did have our say on the Things We’d Like to See in Destiny 2 if you want to check those out and have your say in the comments too! Right now though, get your Ghost ready and watch the first trailer for the game below and see the first details from the game from Bungie below.
Destiny 2 Officially Revealed – First Details From Bungie
The fight to take back our home begins September 8th, 2017. Pre-order Destiny 2 to get early Beta access. From the makers of the acclaimed hit game Destiny, comes the much-anticipated sequel. An action shooter that takes you on an epic journey across the solar system.
Humanity’s last safe city has fallen to an overwhelming invasion force, led by Ghaul, the imposing commander of the brutal Red Legion. He has stripped the city’s Guardians of their power, and forced the survivors to flee. You will venture to mysterious, unexplored worlds of our solar system to discover an arsenal of weapons and devastating new combat abilities. To defeat the Red Legion and confront Ghaul, you must reunite humanity’s scattered heroes, stand together, and fight back to reclaim our home.
Update – Press release from Bungie and Activision
Destiny 2, 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. The official Destiny 2 reveal trailer, “Rally the Troops,” debuted a character-driven glimpse at Destiny 2’s story today. Additionally, the first hands-on gameplay reveal livestream will be broadcast around the world on 18th May 2017.
The broadcast will showcase a variety of fun, action-oriented activities within Destiny 2 and will highlight the brand-new, epic adventure waiting for players. With a fresh start for all players right from the opening cinematic, Destiny 2 will expand across the globe with a worldwide release on 8th September 2017.
Destiny 2 will be available on PlayStation 4 systems with additional timed exclusive content*, Xbox One, and for the first time in Destiny’s history, a new platform to enjoy this universe will be offered – Destiny 2 is coming to PC!
“Destiny was the biggest launch of a new console video game franchise ever. Along with our incredibly talented partners at Bungie, we are focusing on making Destiny 2 even better, with state of the art first person action, an awesome new story, great characters, and thoughtful innovations that make the game more accessible to all different kinds of players,” said Activision CEO, Eric Hirshberg. “We’re also bringing Destiny 2 to the PC platform for the first time. Destiny 2 will make an already great game franchise better than ever.”
Bungie CEO, Pete Parsons, said:
“The past three years have been incredibly inspiring and rewarding for Bungie. To know that millions of players around the world have forged lasting Destiny memories and even made it their hobby is truly humbling and we can’t wait to continue the journey.” He added, “We are looking forward to sharing a fresh, inviting story, and with the upcoming Destiny 2 Beta slated for this summer, we are eager to get feedback from millions of players around the world who will get a glimpse of the new adventures that will unfold for all of us. Together, with our partners at Activision, we are thrilled to get Destiny 2 in the hands of players in September.”
In Destiny 2, the last safe city on Earth has fallen and lays in ruins, occupied by a powerful new enemy 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 official Destiny 2 reveal trailer, “Rally the Troops,” shows two of the Vanguard, leaders of the Guardians, inspiring the people of the last city in an impassioned (and occasionally sarcastic) call to arms.
In Destiny 2 players will answer this call, embarking on a fresh story filled with new destinations around our solar system to explore, and an expansive amount of activities to discover. There is something for almost every type of gamer in Destiny 2, including gameplay for solo, cooperative and competitive players set within a vast, evolving and exciting universe.
Destiny 2 is not yet rated by PEGI. The product line-up will also feature the Destiny 2 – Game + Expansion Pass Bundle, the Destiny 2 – Digital Deluxe Edition featuring premium digital content, the Limited Edition 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.
Collector’s edition image
Check out the contents of the Collectors Edition of Destiny 2, click the image below to see a larger version.
Check out the contents of the Limited Edition of Destiny 2, click the image below to see a larger version.
For more game information, visit www.DestinyTheGame.com and follow the officialDestiny social channels at www.facebook.com/DestinyTheGame and @DestinyTheGame on Instagram and Twitter. The community can interact directly with the developers at www.Bungie.net, www.facebook.com/Bungie, @Bungie on Twitter, and www.Twitch.tv/Bungie on Twitch.
This is the nicely put together the teaser video for Destiny 2, released by Bungie earlier this week.
Obviously this is just the beginning, once we get some more info this article will be updated!