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Bungie is reworking some of Destiny 2’s older Exotics

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 6 February 2021 19:41 GMT Bungie is reworking some of the older Exotics with Season of the Chosen. According to the developer, the team plans to “shake up” the Aeon suite of Exotics in Destiny 2.For starters, the Aeon Cult Exotic armor pieces will have their own, unique mod socket and mods. These will be unlocked as soon as you acquire the Exotic, and each is tied to one of the different Aeon Cult roles.The mods are identical across the Exotics for all three classes.Each of these mods has one perk which will focus on the…

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Destiny 2’s Season of the Chosen begins next week with a new co-op activity and two classic Strikes

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 2 February 2021 15:01 GMT Season of the Chosen is Destiny 2’s 13th season, and it’s going live in a week.Bungie has officially revealed the title for Destiny 2‘s next season, Season 13. Dubbed Season of the Chosen, it begins on Tuesday, February 9 with the weekly reset across all platforms, and runs until May 11.The story of Season of the Chosen focuses on the Cabal. Empress Caiatl, Calus’ daughter and leader of the Cabal, is seeking an alliance with humanity. Things don’t go well, however, and the offering of peace turns into a war with…

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Bungie introduces seasonal challenges to Destiny 2

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 29 January 2021 18:03 GMT Studio hoping to stop players feeling like they are missing out.Destiny 2 developer Bungie is rolling out new seasonal challenges for its sci-fi shooter.In a blog post, the studio said this new content would cut down on the amount of FOMO that players felt towards Destiny 2. This new system will see 3 to 10 challenges appearing each week to players for the first ten weeks of every season. This will push players to a variety of modes in the game, including strikes, Gambit, and the Crucible, as well as seasonal…

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Bungie tweaks Destiny 2 rewards for Dreaming City and The Moon

The studio wants to incentivise people returning to older areas.Destiny 2 maker Bungie is trying to make players want to visit The Moon and Dreaming City areas once again.In an update on its website, the studio said that it was reissuing the Reverie Dawn and Moon Dreambane armour for the Dreaming City. These apparently drop with high stats when earnt in Shattered Throne or Pit of Heresy. Furthermore, the final chest in Pit of Heresy won’t drop the Masterworked Dreambane armor piece anymore.To replace this, the Dreambane armor piece that players will find now comes with seven armour energy and…

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Riot and Bungie join forces to sue Valorant and Destiny 2 cheatmakers

Riot Games and Bungie have teamed up to sue a pesky cheatmaker who’s been selling hacks for their games, Valorant and Destiny 2 (amongst others). In a joint lawsuit filed by the companies on Friday, they accuse GatorCheats of selling and distributing “malicious software products designed to enable members of the public to gain unfair competitive advantage.” (more…)

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Destiny 2 finally adds crossplay next year

Next year, it won’t matter if your mates are playing Destiny 2 on PC, or console, or even (should they so fancy) Google bloody Stadia. Bungie today announced that crossplay is coming to their magical moon-wizard shooter sometime next year, tucking that news away at the end of a new blog post alongside seasonal release dates for returning strikes, raids, and the long-awaited arrival of transmog for the fashion-conscious Guardians out there. (more…)

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Destiny 2 crossplay is coming in 2021

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 8 December 2020 17:52 GMT Developer Bungie details what we can expect from Season 13.Bungie has confirmed that crossplay will be coming to its online sci-fi shooter Destiny 2 next year.In an update on the studio’s website from Destiny 2 assistant game director Joe Blackburn, the developer revealed that crossplay is on track to be rolled out in 2021. There’s no word yet on what Bungie has planned for this functionality, i.e. whether all players will be together in one pool, but guess we’ll know more next year.In just a few months, Bungie will be rolling…

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Destiny 2’s raid race was delightfully brutal

The best time to play a Destiny raid is as soon as it launches. Before the puzzles are solved, the bosses cheesed, the builds optimised, and the surprises spoiled, get in and discover it for yourself. Raids are extra brutal at launch because the first 24 hours are under a special ‘Contest Mode’ making enemies so much tougher while players race for the world’s first completion. So when Destiny 2: Beyond Light opened the Deep Stone Crypt last Saturday, I dove straight in with my fireteam for puzzling and a good pummelling. It was: great. (more…)

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Destiny 2: Beyond Light’s first raid, Deep Stone Crypt, has been opened

Along with a half-dozen planets and countless weapons and armour, Destiny 2: Beyond Light made us say goodbye to the game’s existing raids – so it’s about time it added a new one of its own. Thee Deep Stone Crypt opens its doors today, letting you put all that hard-earned Europan gear to the test in the expansion’s first real endgame challenge. Or, alternatively, get ready to watch Destiny’s smartest Guardians duke it out in the race to be the first to clear Bungie’s latest sci-fi puzzle-box. (more…)

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Destiny 2 finally reins in Beyond Light’s broken Warlocks

Sure, Destiny 2: Beyond Light might dare guardians to take down a malevolent bug queen, but the expansion’s real villain is one of the players’ own making. But now, Bungie have brought the hammer down on the game’s troublesome Warlocks, slapping a hefty nerf on a stasis subclass that threatened to make the race for clearing this weekend’s new raid a very short one indeed. (more…)

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Destiny warlocks are rudely one-shotting bosses with the power of darkness

Destiny 2: Beyond Light finally lets our Guardians touch the darkness. But perhaps it shouldn’t have, because it’s gone and corrupted the game’s space wizards with the power to completely break any encounter Bungie throws at them. Ahead of the expansion’s first raid opening later this month, Warlocks have figured out how to use their stasis powers to instantly evaporate Destiny’s deadliest baddies. (more…)

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Destiny 2’s Trials Of Osiris are on hold for two weeks

So, you’ve just beaten Destiny 2: Beyond light, powered up your Guardian with the slickest gear, and feel ready to take on the world in high-stakes wizard PVP. Well, I hate to break it to you, but you’ll just have to wait a few more weeks. Due to an unidentified issue, Bungie have benched Destiny 2‘s Trials of Osiris for the next two weeks, bringing the competitive PVP event ’til November 27th. (more…)