Destiny 2: Bungie Announces Livestream For "Next Chapter"

Bungie has announced they will host a livestream event on June 6 at 10 AM PDT that will “reveal the next chapter of Destiny 2 .” this is most likely related to Bungie removing Activision’s Destiny 2 's credits as the developer teases a new era for the popular - but often controversial - multiplayer shooter.

“Right now, our focus is on Opulence,” writes Bungie’s Deej on the company’s blog. “But after the Season has launched and Raid belts have been awarded, we’ll be looking deeper into the future, and sharing with you more about a new era for Bungie and Destiny 2 .”

Bungie doesn’t actually confirm dropping Activision from Destiny 2 's creditsin the blog (that was spotted by various users). Instead, they focus on the game’s upcoming Opulence seasonal update which includes a new raid and other notable content. However, they don’t have to reference the fact that Bungie is now listed as the publisher and developer of Destiny 2 in order to send a clear message that Opulence will be the last Destiny 2 update of the “Activision era.”

What comes next, though? We’ve taken a stab at answering that question in the past, but it’s certainly a complicated situation. On a practical level, it seems likely that Destiny 2 will soon be available on other PC platforms other than Given the nature of the Activision/Bungie situation, we doubt that Bungie would do something like make Destiny 2 an Epic Store exclusive, but that possibility always exists.

Content-wise, it’s hard to think about what Destiny 2 will look like after the Activision split is finalized. We don’t imagine there will be immediate sweeping changes, but it seems likely that Bungie will release some notable update to mark the occasion. Beyond that, it’s expected that Bungie will focus on more meaningful updates to Destiny 2 rather than trying to fulfill the kind of content quotas that they implied were being imposed by Activision.

While we don’t imagine that Bungie would be so bold as to push the release of Destiny 3 in an effort to have a Destiny game completely free of the Activision name, there are really no guarantees at this point as it concerns this new era of Destiny .


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@valiantvictory is slow. I beat him here.

Right @destinyplayers ?

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But is there a Wizard?

We’ve woken the hive!!!

Yea back to the moon, I hope there is something more awesome for them to day on Thursday than “back to the moon”

Rumored upcoming announcement

Bungie is hosting a Destiny 2 stream today at 10AM Pacific / 1PM Eastern to reveal the next expansion and their plans for the game going forward, but Engadget accidentally put their news article up early. I don’t want to just copy and paste the whole article, so here’s a summary:

  • The core game will be renamed to Destiny 2: New Light
  • Once Shadowkeep launches on September 17th, the base game will go free-to-play and include “all year one content, including “foundational modes, activities and rewards.””
  • “This represents a change for the Destiny franchise as it seeks to lure gamers away from popular free titles like Fortnite . Previously, players paid upfront for the game and bought big expansions to gain access to new raids, missions and in-game items, either separately or as an annual pass subscription. Now, the core game will stay free, while additional content will be made available in the form of paid “à la carte” offerings like Shadowkeep .”
  • Going forward, no more content will be made exclusive to one platform over others. All platforms will have the same access to all content at the same time
  • Cross-save will be added for Xbox One, PC, and Google Stadia. No PS4 support for now
  • Soon, the game will move from to Steam on PC. Existing players willbe able to migrate all characters and purchases over to the Steam version once this happens

This should all be officially announced in a few hours.


just caught on on all my news watching…so new light is an entry point not a replacement for vanilla…so you kinda got everything for free but not really…all the deep content of raids full story mode will be locked behind paid content but it seems a way to bypass this is to game with ppl who have full versions…the idea if the get ppl in and liking d2 (and gaming with friends) then the upgrade…those seem to be a la carte or buy everything options as well