Destiny 2 - The Official Details
Bungie and Activision finally took the wraps of Destiny 2s gameplay for the first time to a global, livestreamed audience in a hands-on event at Jet Center in Hawthorne, California. Destiny 2, if you have been living under a rock, is the sequel to the Destiny, a first-person action game that takes the player on an epic journey to defend humanity from annihilation.
The live broadcast showcased a variety of the activities, including the first campaign mission that sets up the premise of the game to answer how you recover when your home is destroyed and your powers are taken away. The broadcast went on to detail the games social and cooperative activities, including the all-new "Guided Games" feature while highlighting multiple brand-new destinations. In September, Destiny 2 will be available on PlayStation®4 systems with additional, timed exclusive* content, and Xbox One (PlayStation®Plus or Xbox Live Gold subscription, respectively, required for significant features). Additionally, Destiny 2 will be available on PC at retail and as the first third-party game to be offered digitally via Battle.net®, Blizzard Entertainments online gaming service.
Destiny 2s story allows the player to enjoy a heroic, cinematic journey, either solo or with friends. A key announcement during the livestream was about a new feature called, "Guided Games," that makes it easy for all players to experience the most challenging and rewarding activities the game has to offer. This new feature allows solo players to find and play with other players to enjoy Destiny 2 and earn new in-game rewards like weapons, and armor. Also available for attendees was "Countdown," an all-new competitive multiplayer mode as well as a three-player cooperative activity on a new map called, "Inverted Spire."
In the story of Destiny 2, the last safe city on Earth has fallen and lay in ruins, occupied by a powerful new enemy and his elite army, the Red Legion. Every player creates their own character called a "Guardian," humanitys chosen protectors. As a Guardian in Destiny 2, players must master new abilities and weapons to reunite the citys forces, stand together and fight back to reclaim their home.
We were at the live reveal and got a chance to check out some of the new gameplay, so keep your eyes peeled for our impressions soon.
Source: Press Release/YouTube