Destiny

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Green Man unveils early deals for Black Friday 2020

By Grace Curtis, Wednesday, 18 November 2020 21:26 GMT Black Friday is kicking off early at Green Man Gaming, which just went live with a huge catalogue of discounts on Assassin’s Creed, Call of Duty, and many dozens more. The offers are running until December 2nd, and will update and change regularly, so remember to keep checking back if nothing catches your eye the first time around.If you’re a PC gamer looking to bulk out your collection, there are a few choice offers here. You can also knock 16% off most PC games with the code FALL2020. There’s a lot to wade…

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Destiny 2’s Season of the Hunt trailer shows off returning characters and weapons

By Patrick Dane, Saturday, 14 November 2020 13:14 GMT Despite Destiny 2: Beyond Light launching just this week, the game is already ready for a new content drop.The world of Destiny 2 moves quick, and that’s doubly true right now. Since Tuesday players have been tearing through the game’s newest expansion Beyond Light, keeping busy with a huge host of new content. However, it’s already gearing up for another big content drop with the launch of Season of the Hunt.There is always something to do in Destiny 2. Be it something new or a long put-off pursuit, the sheer magnitude…

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Xbox Series X/S, Call of Duty and Destiny 2 launches drive record UK broadband use

British broadband has been hit hard by a series of big game launches.Broadband providers in the UK are trying to keep up with bandwidth demands as new consoles and big, blockbuster games are released. The Xbox Series X and Series console launches, new Destiny 2 content and the upcoming Call of Duty are seemingly behind this huge spike in internet usage in recent days.The BBC reports that internet providers BT, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, Vodafone, City Fibre and Zen Internet all had to cope with a spike in broadband usage on Tuesday, November 10.That’s the same day that the Xbox Series…

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Everyone is very serious in Destiny 2: Beyond Light’s new story trailer

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 20 October 2020 16:06 GMT Past friends and new enemies all have their own agendas in Destiny 2: Beyond Light.Bungie dropped a new trailer for Destiny 2: Beyond Light today that offers a better look at the uneasy alliances and questionable motivations of a number of the game’s character.Europa, the setting of Beyond Light, has beckoned them all, but not everyone is happy to reveal their true intentions. We also get a little bit of an insight into Eramis’ quest to weaponize the Darkness, and how that might be akin to opening Pandora’s Box. Variks’ perspective…

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Destiny 2 is getting an NPC and expanded tutorial to show new players the ropes

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 9 October 2020 11:12 GMT The new player experience in Destiny 2 is getting a big overhaul.One of the many changes Bungie is making to Destiny 2 in November with the release of Beyond Light is a revamp to the new player experience. When Destiny 2 debuted its free-to-play version New Light last year, Bungie introduced a small cutscene and a brief tutorial to teach players how to shoot and equip armour and weapons. After a short trip, new players were asked to defeat an easy boss and then the full game opens up. That brief…

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The Festival of the Lost event returns to Destiny 2 next week on October 6

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 1 October 2020 20:12 GMT The Festival of the Lost returns to Destiny 2 next week.Destiny 2 players can participate in the annual Festival of the Lost from October 6 through November 3.Activities include Secrets in the Forest. While in the Haunted Forest, The Spider wants to bargain for your cooperation. Meet with him, earn Cipher Decoders, and try to beat the clock within the corridors.A new Exotic Sparrow, ship, and Ghost will be available along with Triumphs to unlock, new masks, and new perk possibilities on the Braytech Werewolf and Horror Story Auto Rifles.There will…

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Destiny 2: Beyond Light Stasis abilities for Hunter Revenant detailed

Bungie has provided details on the new Stasis subclasses for Hunters in Destiny 2.Destiny 2: Beyond Light will introduce Stasis, a new subclass for Hunters, Warlocks and Titans.With Hunters, one of the Stasis powers is Withering Blade, which is the Hunter Revenant’s melee attack.Here, you will throw a Stasis shuriken into the fight which can bounce off surfaces and enemies, slowing and damaging them along the way. If you land two shurikens on the same target, it will freeze the enemy.When fully charged with ability energy, the Revenant can use the Super, Silence and Squall. Here, Kama blades are summoned and allow…

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Destiny 2’s Content Vault basically makes free-to-play pointless

Destiny 2 free-to-play players look to be getting a raw deal when Beyond Light releases this November.Earlier this year, Bungie revealed its intention to rotate old, irrelevant content out of Destiny 2 to make room for new and more interesting content. Bungie called this the Destiny Content Vault, and the idea has been controversial since its introduction.In a blog post, Bungie detailed exactly what’s going away on November 10 with the release of the Beyond Light expansion. Although the developer didn’t specifically address how the free-to-play New Light version of Destiny 2 will look come November, the studio confirmed a…