Are you ready for year 2 of Destiny 2? That might be a mixed response given the lukewarm reception to the two expansions so far. But, we today got some big news from Bungie and Activision with the first Destiny 2 Forsaken details confirmed. The year 2 expansion will go live on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on September 4 2018 and brings us a cool new mode to play.
There are a number of other updates to Destiny 2 as well along with some more exclusive. PlayStation 4 content. The stand out is the Gambit mode that combines both PVE and PVP as two teams take on enemies in competition against the other.
Let us know what you think in the comments at the end gamers. Will YOU pick up Destiny 2 again or for the first time? A simple, YES or NO is fine!
Destiny 2 Forsaken Details From Bungie
Check out what Destiny 2 Forsaken will feature below from the streamed reveal on June 5 below. The full stream is down the page too. Plus, don’t miss our Destiny 2 review on MGL, a sequel we really enjoyed.
Destiny 2: Forsaken, the first major expansion of the award-winning Destiny 2 video game, will release worldwide on September 4, 2018. Destiny 2: Forsaken will be available for download on PlayStation 4, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, and PC.
With two brand-new destinations to explore, and new weapons, armour and Supers to acquire, Forsaken takes players on an epic journey into the wild frontiers of our solar system where the lines between justice and revenge are blurred.
New mode: Gambit
A first-of-its kind for Destiny, Gambit is a new, hybrid 4v4 mode that merges both PvE and PvP experiences into an epic battle.
This entirely new way to play Destiny 2 offers something for all types of gamers to enjoy, appealing to those who thrive on the competitive challenge of PvP gameplay, while seamlessly blending the collaborative and unpredictable elements of PvE.
This new mode will be playable at the 2018 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) held from June 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
“Since the launch of the Destiny franchise, we have always strived to create innovative experiences that will challenge and reward different kinds of players and ensure their beloved pastime is rewarding,” said Scott Taylor, Project Lead at Bungie. He added, “We can’t wait to share Forsaken’s new Gambit mode with our fans and offer them a new way to play that can be enjoyed competitively and cooperatively.”
“With an absorbing new story, created by High Moon Studios in partnership with Bungie, Destiny 2: Forsaken offers core players an epic experience, and offers a compelling entry point for new players,” Byron Beede, Executive Vice President and General Manager for Destiny at Activision.
“I’m looking forward to watching players get their hands on some of the most requested features requested by the dedicated Destiny 2 community.”
The Reef and Dreaming City Locations
Building on the most requested desire for a deep and rewarding endgame experience, Destiny 2: Forsaken features The Dreaming City destination. Full of secrets to discover and bosses to defeat, this destination also houses the brand-new raid and is the first space designed from the ground up to support endgame content.
Feature Changes (Weapon System!)
Available to all Destiny 2 players around Forsaken’s launch comes highly anticipated changes and features such as a new weapon slot system, Random Rolls, improvements to the mods system, and numerous other quality-of-life improvements.
Full Stream and Release Info
Destiny 2: Forsaken will be available from UK software retailers, with the product line-up also featuring; Destiny 2: Forsaken + Annual Pass, and the Destiny 2: Forsaken – Digital Deluxe Edition featuring premium digital content on PlayStation 4 system, Xbox One and PC,exclusively on Battle.net.
At launch, PlayStation gamers will get access to the following timed exclusive content: a strike, one gear set per class, a new ship and an exotic weapon. At Destiny 2: Forsaken’s launch, the previously released Destiny 2 launch timed exclusives will be made available for all platforms.