Destiny 2 Officially Announced
After many a rumour and a leak, Destiny 2 has finally been confirmed. Developer Bungie tweeted an image with the game’s title announcing that a sequel to 2014’s shared world shooter is indeed real. Destiny 2 Officially Announced.
At the time of posting this, details are scarce. Though we won’t be surprised to see more information from Destiny
Last week it was speculated that Destiny 2 could be primed for release earlier than anticipated. According to a poster allegedly spotted at a branch of GameStop in Italy, the sequel to 2014’s shared world sci-fi shooter is out on September 8 of this year. According to Kotaku’s Jason Schreier who has a solid track record with information regarding the game, developer Bungie may officially reveal Destiny 2 soon.
The poster, which found its way to Italian site Lega Network as well as photo sharing service Imgur also has PlayStation branding, indicating that much like the first game, Destiny 2 will see an exclusive marketing campaign with the PS4 with a beta pre-release as well.
Prior to this, Activision Blizzard confirmed that Destiny 2 would be available in 2017 during its latest earnings call.
“Full Destiny sequel in 2017 to broaden the franchise’s global reach, which along with follow-on content plans, sets the stage for growth,” reads the company’s earnings report.
This could imply that we might see a more accessible entry in what Activision Blizzard deems as a new franchise. How this impacts the gameplay and progression systems as well as the delivery of its narrative, will be of interest.
Earlier, a leak suggested the sequel to the shared world sci-fi shooter would be called Destiny II: Forge of Hope and will be launched on five platforms: PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox Scorpio, and PC.