What you need to know
- Destiny 2 is a first-person shooter from Bungie.
- The game is switching up its business model going forward.
- Bungie released a launch trailer for the upcoming expansion.
- You can purchase Destiny 2: Shadowkeep through the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab).
Destiny 2 is a first-person shooter that takes you all across the solar system. Unlike its prequel, this title tells a compelling story and features hundreds of hours of gameplay if you're addicted to loot and multiplayer.
A new expansion, called Shadowkeep, is coming out on October 1 and takes players to the Moon. Bungie, the game's developer, released a new launch trailer to tell gamers exactly what's in store for them in a few weeks.
Aside from the terrifying bosses, the focus appears to be on loot. There are a lot of new Exotic items to find and activities to take part in. Hopefully, the content will be engaging because the two expansions before Forsaken were quite the letdown.
Now that Bungie isn't working with Activision, it looks like the team is changing its business model to make future content more accessible. Going forward, each Season will cost $10 and come with its own Artifact which allows you to infinitely increase your power until the next Season.
A new chapter
Nightmares are coming
With the release of the Shadowkeep expansion, Destiny 2 starts a brand new chapter separate from Activision. This edition has a year's worth of content, too.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
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