Destiny 2: Forsaken News
Guide Destiny 2 - How to Get a Bow
Introducing the Fallen to Robin Hood
The Combat Bow is a brand new weapon archetype introduced in Destiny 2: Forsaken, and so naturally, it's one of the first things you'll want to get your hands on. Thankfully, you won't have to wait too long until one makes its way into your inventory. How to Acquire Your First Bow: After completing an early...
Guide Destiny 2 - How to Complete the Holliday Family History Exotic Quest and Get The Chaperone
Each step explained
A number of exotic weapons from year 1 of Destiny 2 have been given a new lease of life with the Forsaken expansion, with one of them being The Chaperone. Here's how to get your hands on this exotic Shotgun. Please note that Destiny 2: New Light players must own the Forsaken expansion in order to trigger this quest. How to...
Guide Destiny 2 - How to Complete the Cayde's Will Exotic Quest and Get the Ace of Spades
For those of you living under a rock, Cayde-6 meets his end in the opening mission of Destiny 2: Forsaken. However, we'll always have something to remember him by in the form of his recognisable hand cannon, the Ace of Spades. There's an exotic quest that ultimately leads you to getting your hands on it, and here's how to complete it. Please...
Guide Destiny 2: Forsaken - How to Beat the Main Campaign
Taking the fight to the enemy
Destiny 2: Forsaken introduces a brand new story and set of missions for you to pursue throughout your time on the Tangled Shore, taking you to different places to experience a variety of things. Here's how to beat all of that mainline content. How to Beat Destiny 2: Forsaken's Main Campaign: Progress through the...
Guide Destiny 2: Forsaken - How to Unlock New Supers for Every Class
Playing with power
Destiny 2: Forsaken has introduced three new supers for each class, meaning a total of nine new abilities are there to be played around with. Here's how to unlock every single one of them. How to Unlock New Supers for Every Class in Destiny 2: Forsaken: After completing the first mission of the expansion you'll be taken back to...
News Bungie Is Expanding Destiny 2's Microtransaction Store, Even Without Activision
For funding purposes
When Bungie split from Activison near the beginning of the year, many assumed that Destiny 2's microtransactions would soon be a thing of the past. However, it was perhaps naive to think that the developer would scrap in-game purchases completely. After all, without a publisher to back its ongoing project, Bungie could surely do...
News Hidden Destiny 2 Exotic Quest Brings Back the Outbreak Prime
A great primer for the upcoming season
One of the best things about Bungie's take on the looter shooter is the air of mystery that surrounds it all. Destiny 2 has had its fair share of vague quest steps and baffling puzzles, and one more cropped up yesterday in the form of a hidden exotic quest that upon completion, will reward players with the...
News Oh No! PS4 Exclusive Gun in Destiny 2 Accidentally for Sale on Xbox and PC
Whatever will we do
All those people who bought Destiny 2: Forsaken on PlayStation 4 purely for the platform exclusive Wavesplitter exotic trace rifle have just been done a great disservice. Or at least, they would have if such people actually existed. The aforementioned gun has shown up on Xbox and PC, where infamous tentacle-faced NPC Xur is...
News Destiny 2 Goes Deep on Season of the Drifter, Teases Content After Annual Pass
What comes next
Destiny 2's next batch of content, titled Season of the Drifter, is set to kick off next week, and in true Bungie fashion, the team has detailed what we should expect over the next few months in the form of a ViDoc. Check it out above. Focused on the character of the Drifter, the gentleman who takes centre stage in the PvEvP mode...
News Bungie Pledges Long-Term Commitment to Destiny
It must be destiny
Following on from Bungie and Activision's separation, there's been a lot of speculation over the now independent developer and the future of Destiny. Would Bungie keep it all going, or would it gradually turn its gaze to something new? Well, going by the studio's latest statement, it sounds like it's prepared to stick to its guns...
Soapbox The Destiny Divorce - What Bungie and Activision's Split Could Mean for Destiny
Lloyd ponders the game's future
It happened. Bungie and Activision have parted ways prior to the end of what was a seismic ten year publishing deal for Destiny. While Bungie’s staff allegedly popped champagne and cheered the announcement, and Activision thanked the fans for their participat
News Destiny Devs 'Cheered and Popped Champagne' as Bungie Announced Break Up with Activision
Light without dark?
Bungie's broken up with Activision, if you haven't already heard. Coming to the conclusion that it was in the best interest of both parties not to continue their agreed contract over Destiny -- which saw Activision publish the property -- it's Bungie who now owns the sci-fi shooter. In other words, when it comes to Destiny,...
News Bungie Splits from Activision, Takes the Rights to Destiny
The light returns?
Destiny's ups and downs have been well documented, and judging from this breaking news, neither Activision nor Bungie were happy with how things were going. The publisher and developer have decided to put an end to their contract, with the rights to the Destiny property being transferred over to Bungie. Wow. "We have enjoyed a...
News Destiny 2 Streamers Have Been Trying to Solve an In-Game Puzzle for 24 Hours Straight
Bashing their heads against a wall
Destiny 2 is known for its weird, wonderful, and sometimes downright convoluted puzzles, but the one found in its latest activity has to take first prize. As part of the latest Black Armory update, players must group up into teams of three in order to beat a challenge that will unlock the final forge for all...
News Bungie Defends Destiny 2: Forsaken Following Activision's Sales Disappointment
"We are not disappointed"
In response to the recent news that Activision isn't entirely happy with the commercial performance of Destiny 2: Forsaken, director Luke Smith has taken to Twitter on behalf of developer Bungie. Smith writes, "We are not disappointed with Forsaken." "We set out to build a game that Destiny players would love, and at...
News Activision Pondering Faster Content, New Monetisation for Destiny 2 After Forsaken Sales Fail to Meet Expectations
Forsaken is right
Destiny 2: Forsaken sales haven't met publisher Activision's expectations despite the expansion making a ton of money when it launched in September. "Some of our other franchises like Destiny are not performing as well as we’d like," the company stated rather bluntly during its most recent earnings call. The problem appears to...
News Destiny 2 Is Still Making Activision a Crazy Amount of Money
More than Spider-Man in September
We don't know if you feel the same, but from our perspective, it seemed like Destiny 2 dropped off a cliff almost as soon as Forsaken launched back in September. The expansion was well received by both critics and players, but to us, it feels like no one's talking about Destiny anymore outside of its core fans. With...
News Destiny 2 Trailer Gives a Glimpse of the Haunted Infinite Forest
Event starts tomorrow
Halloween's just around the corner, and you know what that means. Every game with an online element is getting spooky, and Destiny 2's Festival of the Lost appears to be going in quite heavily this year. Alongside the return of masks that you can acquire with a new currency, the Infinite Forest is getting an overhaul, and it...
News Destiny 2: Forsaken Will Include Previous Two Expansions Starting Next Week
Bundled into one package
Destiny 2: Forsaken launched last month, but in order to play it, you need the base Destiny 2 game as well as its two Expansion Pass expansions, Curse of Osiris and Warmind. However, starting from next week, on the 16th October, Forsaken will actually include Curse of Osiris and Warmind as standard. Buy that, and you own...
News A More Robust Festival of the Lost Returns in Destiny 2 Next Week
Bungie dishes out the treats
Festival of the Lost is returning to the world of Destiny 2 next week, and Bungie has detailed what players can expect from the game's upcoming live event. The Tower will be overhauled with eerie little lights and all that usual stuff, but it sounds like the developer has focused on delivering a more robust event this...
Soapbox Destiny 2: Forsaken Has Rekindled My Love for the Game, But at a Cost
Lloyd thinks the expansion's a blast
The year was 2014. Following a really exciting beta, Bungie’s first post-Halo effort hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. A “shared world shooter”, Destiny was envisaged as a ten year project, constantly being iterated on. A shooter clad in MMO trappings, first impressions suggested that its estimated five...
News Bungie Plans on Making Masterwork Cores More Plentiful in Destiny 2
Masterworking it out
One of the hot topics among the Destiny community right now is the availability of Masterwork Cores. These items are necessary for infusion -- the process of powering up equipment that you like using. However, Masterwork Cores are currently very hard to find or farm, meaning that infusion is a costly decision to make. Bungie...
News Quick Destiny 2 Update Makes Ace of Spades Exotic Easier to Get
Ace of Spades, Cayde's trademark hand cannon in Destiny, is up for grabs in Destiny 2: Forsaken. It's an Exotic weapon that's yours to uncover at the end of the expansion's main story, but actually restoring the gun's power takes time and effort. Previously, in order to make Ace of Spades what it once was, you needed to fulfil several...
News Using Destiny 2: Forsaken Prime Engram Exploit Will Come Back to Bite You, Says Bungie
Dev suggests it's a bad idea
There's a hot exploit doing the rounds in Destiny 2: Forsaken that allows players to gain Prime Engrams at a dramatically increased rate. The weapons and armour that you acquire from said engrams is usually an improvement over whatever you have equipped, and once you're past the soft power level cap of...
Guide Destiny 2: Forsaken - How to Access the Dreaming City
Dreaming of you
The Dreaming City is Destiny 2: Forsaken's brand new end-game area, housing the raid and a variety of other activities for Guardians to accomplish in order to increase their power level. Here's how to access it. How to Access the Dreaming City: Complete the main campaign First things first, you'll need to complete the...
Poll What Do You Think of Destiny 2: Forsaken?
Is there light in the darkness?
Destiny 2: Forsaken has been out for a couple of days now, and we must admit that we've been enjoying it. We've been hot and cold with Destiny 2 for months, its two smaller expansions failing to draw us back in for more than just a few sessions here and there. But right now, Forsaken feels like a turning point...
Guide Destiny 2: Forsaken - How to Level Up to 500 Power and Beyond, Forsaken Levelling Tips and Tricks
The grind begins again
Destiny 2: Forsaken is here, and with it is the new soft Power cap of 500. Power level 500 is the number that you'll be aiming for as you play through Destiny 2's new expansion, but how exactly do you get there? In this guide, we're going to go over what you need to do, while also providing handy tips on how best to gear up...
Hands On Destiny 2: Forsaken Is Feeling More and More like a Taken King Turning Point
The Forsaken King?
The original Destiny was in a rough state before The Taken King swooped in and sorted out so many of its problems. The big expansion was the definition of a turning point for Bungie's shooter -- it laid the foundations for a much more enticing experience, and expanded upon the stuff that the game actually got right...
Guide Destiny 2: Forsaken - How to Trigger Heroic Public Events in the Tangled Shore
I need a hero
One of the new patrol areas of Destiny 2: Forsaken, the Tangled Shore, introduces two new public events for players to overcome. Completing them is fairly straight forward, but triggering the heroic modifier for them isn't as simple. Here's how to do it. Cryo-Pod: The Cryo-Pod public event is made up of two waves of enemies and a...
News Destiny 2 PS4 Patch 1.24 Out Now Ahead of Forsaken Launch
Here it comes
Destiny 2's final update ahead of Forsaken's launch is available to download now on PlayStation 4. Patch 1.24 is 7.5GB in size, and makes way for the aforementioned expansion, which goes live later today. As you'd imagine, the update paves the way for Forsaken, and obviously, you'll need to get it downloaded before you can have a...
Guide Destiny 2: Forsaken Launch Times
Releases later today
Destiny 2: Forsaken launches today (the 4th September) on PlayStation 4, but as is usually the case with Destiny, you can't just load up the game and play the expansion as soon as the clock strikes 12. Below, we've listed the launch time for each region. Note that you'll also have to download the game's latest update before you...
News Destiny 2: Forsaken Gets 24 Minutes of PS4 Exclusive Strike Gameplay
It's got worms
Nab Destiny 2: Forsaken on PlayStation 4 and you'll get access to an exclusive Strike called Broodhold. It sees players shoot a lot of evil aliens and, er, pick up large worms. That's pretty much all we gathered from the PlayStation Underground gameplay that we've embedded above, anyway. To be fair, it looks like another...
News Destiny 2: Forsaken Gets a Typically Great Launch Trailer
Destiny as a whole gets a lot of criticism, but we can't deny that it's had some hella hype trailers over the years. This latest video for Destiny 2: Forsaken is no different. Clocking in at three minutes, it's a great clip from start to finish, filled with slick cinematics and punchy gameplay. Top stuff from Bungie once...
Gamescom 2018 Destiny 2: Forsaken's New Multiplayer Mode Gets a Free Trial
Get your Gambit on
Ahead of Destiny 2: Forsaken's launch on the 4th September, a free trial of the expansion's new Gambit multiplayer mode will be made available to all Destiny 2 players. Gambit sees two opposing teams of Guardians take down waves of foes all while attempting to sabotage the progress of their opponents. The trail begins on the...
News Bungie Seems to Be Stepping It Up with Destiny 2: Forsaken Exotics
The life exotic
Now that's a bit more like it, Bungie. The developer finally seems to understand how Exotic gear should be handled, as this small showcase of items heading to Destiny 2: Forsaken has got us relatively excited to find some of this stuff and put it to use. For too long, it's felt like Exotic equipment in Destiny isn't all that...
E3 2018 Destiny 2: Forsaken Trailer Drops a Bit of a Bombshell
Now, before you say anything, yes, the storytelling in Destiny isn't great and it never has been, but Cayde-6, the wisecracking robot, is easily one of the game's better characters. And his popularity makes this new trailer for Destiny 2: Forsaken that much more interesting. We won't spoil it here, so give it a watch and let us know if...
News Big, Promising Destiny 2 Changes Coming with Forsaken Expansion This September
Not quite forsaken
The future's suddenly looking a lot brighter for Destiny 2 off the back of Bungie's latest livestream. Earlier, the developer outlined the big changes hitting its shooter this September, as the alterations are rolled out alongside the title's next expansion, Destiny 2: Forsaken. Let's run through the core gameplay changes first...