Destiny 2 is a first-person shooter game developed by Bungie and published by Activision. The game was released in September 2017 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows, and it has since gained a massive following of players who enjoy its unique blend of FPS and RPG gameplay, stunning graphics, and exciting storyline.
The game is set in a fictional universe where players take on the role of a Guardian, a protector of the last city on Earth. The Guardians are tasked with defending the city against a variety of threats, including powerful alien races and other Guardians who have turned against them.
The game's story revolves around the Guardians' fight against the Red Legion, a powerful army of aliens who have attacked and captured the city. The Red Legion is led by Ghaul, a ruthless commander who seeks to harness the power of the Traveler, a mysterious celestial object that grants the Guardians their powers.
Players start the game by creating their own Guardian character, choosing from one of three classes: Titan, Hunter, or Warlock. Each class has its own unique abilities and playstyle, and players can customize their Guardian's appearance and gear as they progress through the game.
The game features a variety of different environments to explore, from the desolate wastelands of Earth to the exotic alien planets of the solar system. Players can complete missions and quests, engage in multiplayer matches with other players, and participate in a variety of endgame activities to earn powerful gear and weapons.
One of the game's most popular endgame activities is the raid, a six-player cooperative activity that requires players to work together to solve puzzles, defeat challenging bosses, and earn unique rewards. Raids are some of the most difficult and rewarding activities in the game, requiring players to coordinate their actions and communicate effectively to succeed.
In addition to raids, Destiny 2 offers a variety of other endgame activities, including strikes, nightfalls, and the Trials of Osiris. Strikes are shorter, three-player missions that are designed to be completed quickly, while nightfalls are longer, more difficult versions of strikes that offer better rewards. The Trials of Osiris is a weekly competitive multiplayer event that challenges players to win as many matches as possible without losing three times.
Expansion and Updates
Destiny 2 has received several expansions and updates since its release, each of which has added new content and features to the game. The first expansion, Curse of Osiris, was released in December 2017 and introduced a new story campaign, new gear and weapons, and a new raid lair. The second expansion, Warmind, was released in May 2018 and introduced a new story campaign, new gear and weapons, and a new raid lair.
The game's third expansion, Forsaken, was released in September 2018 and represents the largest update to the game yet. Forsaken introduces a new storyline, new locations to explore, new gear and weapons to earn, and a new raid. It also introduces a new game mode called Gambit, which is a hybrid of PvP and PvE gameplay that challenges players to defeat waves of enemies and steal motes of light from the opposing team.
In addition to expansions, Destiny 2 has also received several updates that have added new features and quality-of-life improvements to the game. These updates have included new weapons and gear, new activities, improvements to the game's matchmaking system, and much more.
One of the most significant updates to the game was the introduction of cross-save functionality in August 2019. This allows players to transfer their progress and gear between different platforms, such as PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, which has made it easier for players to switch between platforms or play with friends on different platforms.
Destiny 2 has also received criticism from some players for its monetization model, which includes microtransactions for cosmetic items and other in-game benefits. However, Bungie has been responsive to player feedback and has made several changes to the game's monetization system to address these concerns.
Recently, a popular streamer leaked some information about upcoming changes to the game, which has caused a lot of excitement among the Destiny 2 community.
One of the changes that was leaked is the introduction of a new game mode called "Trials of Osiris." This mode was first introduced in the original Destiny game and was loved by many players. In this mode, players will team up with two other Guardians to compete against other teams in a series of elimination matches. The team that wins seven matches in a row without losing a single one will be rewarded with powerful gear and weapons.
Another change that was leaked is the introduction of new exotic weapons and armor. These are the most powerful items in the game, and they have unique perks and abilities that make them highly sought after by players. Some of the new exotic items that are rumored to be added to the game include a hand cannon that can fire explosive rounds and a helmet that allows players to see through walls.
In addition to these changes, the streamer also leaked information about updates to the game's user interface and quality of life improvements that will make the game more enjoyable for players.
Destiny 2 continues to be a beloved game among its fans, and the upcoming changes that were leaked by the popular streamer have caused a lot of excitement and anticipation. Players can look forward to new game modes, powerful gear, and quality of life improvements in the near future.
With a variety of endgame activities, regular updates and expansions, and a dedicated community of players, Destiny 2 is sure to continue to be a popular game for years to come.