Destiny 2 got a ton of news today, and it’s going to make a lot of people very happy. During the Google Stadia reveal livestream there was plenty of good news to be had. The big reveals as they concern Destiny 2 have to do with three things.
For one thing, the game is getting a new expansion. Players will be taking a trip to the moon to take on a mysterious new threat against humanity. And like all other expansions, players can expect new loot, enemies, raids and other fun. The new expansion is called Shadowkeep and will bring a new level of challenge to the loot shooter. Check it out in the trailer down below.
To coincide with this new expansion, Destiny 2 players will be getting the ability to “play anywhere”. And while it’s not full cross-platform multiplayer, it’s still a welcome feature to fans. Players will now be able to port existing saves from one platform to antother. and calm down console gamers, the PS4 and all others will be supported when this features launches. Additionally, cross-saves are confirmed to not carry owned expansions that a player owns.
Bungie has said that they’re working hard to make sure the feature is ready for a full rollout in time with the new Shadowkeep expansion, but they’re not making any promises just yet.
But the cross-save support and new expansion, which players will no doubt love, is just the first step in a long process for the Bungie shooter. The game will eventually being free-to-play. Yes, you read that right. The base version of Destiny 2 will be going completely free for everyone in the future.
The new version of the title is called New Light, and signals a new chapter for the next year of Destiny 2. New Light will offer the base game, its first two expansions, and the PvPvE Gambit mode all for free. Check out a short trailer for the new free version down below.
Destiny 2 is available now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The Shadowkeep expansion launches on September 17th, alongside the newly revealed free tier of the game.