Activision announced that Bungie’s online shooter Destiny 2 will get its next expansion, titled “Forsaken,” this fall. Here’s a look at its reveal trailer and its first details.
Following years of strife, what remains of the Reef has fallen to lawlessness. You and Cayde-6 are sent to personally investigate the recent unrest. Upon arrival, you soon discover the most-wanted criminals in the Prison of Elders have organized an escape. Beyond the Vanguard’s authority, you’ll pursue these fugitives deep into the Reef. Explore new regions, awaken new powers, earn powerful weapons, and uncover long lost Awoken secrets. The hunt is on.
- Hunt Down the 8 Barons and their Crew
- Two New Destinations: The Tangled Shore and The Dreaming City
- A Brand-New Raid
- Introducing Gambit, a 4v4 Competitive PvE Mode
- Wield New Powers with Nine Additional Supers
- Collect New Exotic Weapons, Armor, and Gear
- All-New Weapon Archetype, Legendary Bow
- New Story Missions, Adventures, Destination Activities, and more
Here’s a quote from Scott Taylor, Project Lead at Bungie:
“Since the launch of the Destiny franchise, we have always strived to create innovative experiences that will challenge and reward different kinds of players and ensure their beloved pastime is rewarding. He added, “We can’t wait to share Forsaken’s new Gambit mode with our fans and offer them a new way to play that can be enjoyed competitively and cooperatively.”
Activision’s Executive Vice President and General Manager for Destiny, Bryon Beede, also shared a few words:
“With an absorbing new story, created by High Moon Studios in partnership with Bungie, Destiny 2: Forsaken offers core players an epic experience, and offers a compelling entry point for new players. I’m looking forward to watching players get their hands on some of the most requested features requested by the dedicated Destiny 2 community.”
Destiny 2: Forsaken will release on September 4, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It’ll go for $39.99, or $69.99 for Destiny 2: Forsaken + annual Pass Bundle, or $79.99 for the Digital Deluxe Edition that comes with extra digital content.