Bungie’s subsequent enlargement for Destiny 2 is known as Shadowkeep and it takes place on the Moon, the place Guardians will face off in opposition to the Hive as soon as once more. Shadowkeep is a “completely standalone” expertise, that means you will not have to purchase final 12 months’s Forsaken enlargement, the Annual Pass, or the bottom recreation to play it. That ought to undoubtedly make issues much less complicated for late adopters, particularly at solely $35.
In a ViDoc, Bungie additionally revealed that there will likely be extra of a psychological horror side to the enlargement and that the expertise will prey on Guardians’ fears. The Hive areas have at all times been among the creepier places in these video games, but it surely appears like Bungie is absolutely pushing the phobia side of the setting.
Shadowkeep is the primary main enlargement for Destiny 2 since Bungie’s cut up from Activision earlier this 12 months. Bungie retained the rights to develop and publish new content material for the franchise, taking Destiny‘s…future into its personal fingers. As such, the developer has introduced a couple of different adjustments to the sport, together with a free-to-play model the expertise known as Destiny 2: New Light that may permit gamers to leap into the bottom recreation in addition to all of the Year 1 content material, together with the Curse of Osiris and Warmind expansions, at no cost.
A cross-save function can even let gamers convey their character progress to any platform, together with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Stadia (which suggests cellular units, too). We actually really feel optimistic about what Bungie is doing with Destiny with full inventive management. Now they simply want so as to add cross-play between platforms!
Here’s every little thing else we all know in regards to the recreation:
Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Trailers
The launch of Destiny 2‘s huge Year Three enlargement is just some days away. To have a good time, Bungie has launched a brand new trailer showcasing every little thing included within the replace:
This ViDoc additionally teases every little thing you can do in Year 3:
Here’s a at Destiny 2: Shadowkeep on Google Stadia:
And here is a trailer teasing the return of the Vex!
The studio premiered the primary trailer of the enlargement in the course of the Stadia Direct reside stream in June. It begins with Eris Morn, the Hive knowledgeable from previous Destiny tales, explaining that the Darkness is as soon as once more rumbling on the Moon, a significant location within the first recreation that hasn’t appeared within the sequel till now.
Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Release Date
Destiny 2‘s Year Three enlargement, Shadowkeep, arrives on Oct. 1 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It will likely be made accessible later this fall on Google Stadia at no extra value for Stadia Pro subscribers.
We’ll be sure that to maintain you up to date on Destiny 2: Shadowkeep as we study extra!
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