News Sony's Bungie Buyout Puts PS5, PS4 Themed Items in the Destiny 2 Store
Available on all platforms
Here's an example of something that probably wouldn't have happened without Sony spending $3.6 billion on Destiny 2 developer Bungie: some neat, purchasable items in the Eververse Store themed around iconic PlayStation franchises. If you have ever wanted to turn your Titan, Hunter, or Warlock into Kratos from God of War,...
News Despite Being Bought by Sony, Bungie Increases Destiny 2's Season Pass Pricing
Even the freshly minted Bungie, acquired by Sony for over $3 billion, is feeling the economic pinch it appears. Buried among a frankly frightening deluge of information, the legendary developer revealed that it’ll be bumping the price of its Season Passes moving forwards. Beginning with Season 21, you’ll have to pay 1,200...
News Destiny 3 Begins Trending on Twitter As Fans Are Fed Up with Current Game
Live service experts underfire again
Sony bought Destiny 2 developer Bungie to help inform its fledgling live service strategy, but the reality is that the sci-fi shooter has been frustrating fans for years. Despite a pretty big launch for recent expansion Lightfall, the studio admitted it “missed the mark” earlier this month as players were not...
News Bungie Taking 'Breach of Trust' Within Destiny 2 Creator Community 'Extremely Seriously'
Following a Destiny 2 content leak at a recent creator summit, developer Bungie has put its foot down, promising to get tougher in the future. A high-profile Destiny 2 streamer and YouTuber, Ekuegan, has reportedly been accused by the company of leaking information pertaining to the Bungie Community Summit in a private Discord...
News Bungie Says It 'Missed the Mark' with Destiny 2's Lightfall Expansion, Despite Commercial Success
Destiny 2's latest expansion, Lightfall, has rubbed some players the wrong way, with developer Bungie copping to some of the criticism and responding to feedback in a blog post. The mea culpa reflects on the events of the past month within the larger Destiny-verse and touches on some franchise milestones. Destiny 2 saw its "highest...
News Destiny Fans Come Together to Pay Tribute to Lance Reddick's Commander Zavala
A virtual vigil
Following the premature passing of iconic actor Lance Reddick earlier this week, Destiny fans have come together to pay tribute to the actor, and his in-game alter-ego Commander Zavala. Screenshots shared online show dozens upon dozens of players all sitting in quiet contemplation at a virtual vigil, gathered around the character in...
News Destiny 2's Root of Nightmares Raid Cleared, World First Crowned
Go Hard in the Paint
Destiny 2's latest raid, Root of Nightmares, was cleared the same day it launched, with a fireteam made up of HITP (Hard in the Paint) members Roen, Osiris, Punz, Kai, SK, and Grangalf being crowned World First. The feat was achieved in just shy of two and a half hours, with the raid going live on 10th March, at 9 am PST. HITP...
News Destiny 2: Lightfall's Season of Defiance Gets Appropriately Awesome Kickoff Trailer
Sacrifices must be made
Destiny 2: Lightfall is live, and the Season of Defiance has well and truly begun. As is now tradition, Bungie has released an appropriately awesome trailer to get Guardians fired up. Facing a twin invasion from both The Witness and Calus, Earth is under attack, with the solar system besieged from within and without. But...
News Destiny 2: Lightfall's Launch Trailer Is Suitably Dramatic as Bungie Details QoL Updates
Let's go, Guardians
Destiny 2: Lightfall is out on PS5 and PS4 next week, bringing a new storyline, environments, character classes, equipment, and challenges to Bungie's shooter. The marketing push for this one has been significant, and this launch trailer makes for another shove. It's a slick video — as we've come to expect of the property —...
News Bungie Emerges Victorious in Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Destiny 2 Cheat Site
Lord Shaxx approves
Developer Bungie has been engaged in a lawsuit against a website named AimJunkies, which sold cheats to Destiny 2 players for several months now. It looks like the studio has come out on top, though, with Bungie being awarded $4.3 million in arbitration. Cheating in Destiny has been an issue over the last several years,...
News Destiny 2: Lightfall Invades Champions League Tie Between Liverpool, Real Madrid
Launch trailer coming during State of Play
Real Madrid scored two more goals after these screenshots were captured, by the way Liverpool fans may not have enjoyed their trip to Anfield this evening, but Bungie will be stoked to see Destiny 2: Lightfall take top billing during the game. Very little has come of Sony’s acquisition of the legendary...
News This Video Will Make You Want to Play Destiny 2 Again
As Light Falls
Bungie has a real habit of putting out pre-release promotional videos for its Destiny 2 expansions that make you think to yourself: "I should probably get back into Destiny 2." And, with Lightfall just around the corner, this latest ViDoc is no different. The new DLC for the looter shooter comes to PS5, PS4 on 28th February 2023, and...
News The Future Looks Bright for Destiny 2, Through Lightfall and Beyond
Eyes forward, Guardians
Destiny 2's next expansion, Lightfall, launches on 28th February and will introduce the first of several big new changes coming to the now-venerable service game. Game director Joe Blackburn outlined what is to come in a monstrous 5000-word blog post entitled Lightfall and the Year Ahead. Beginning with Lightfall, Destiny 2...
News Destiny 2: Lightfall Details Your New 'Strand' Powers
'Strand' is a word that we now automatically associate with Hideo Kojima, but Bungie wants you to get excited for the arrival of 'Strand' in Destiny 2: Lightfall. The upcoming expansion will introduce a new element — Strand — which is basically like being able to control the threads of life. Or something. The result is that...
News Destiny 2: Lightfall Shows Off Powerful New Exotics in Neon Gameplay Trailer
Locked and loaded
Ahead of its release on the 18th February, Destiny 2: Lightfall has snagged a new trailer that seeks to entice potential players with the promise of powerful new exotic gear. The upcoming expansion will feature a range of fresh weapons and armour, including a pistol that shoots tracking rounds, a debuffing machine gun, a...
News Destiny 2 Taken Offline as Bungie Investigates Lost Player Progress
Stand down, Guardians
Developer Bungie has taken the uber-popular MMO shooter Destiny 2 offline as it investigates reports of lost player progress following routine maintenance. Players reported that progress had been lost in regard to Triumphs, Seals and Catalysts specifically. Currently offline for around 12 hours now, Bungie has provided regular...
News Destiny 2: Lightfall Will Take Guardians to a Neon City on Neptune
Neomuna is like nothing else
Destiny 2's next expansion, Lightfall, launches on 28th February, and it will see Guardians travelling to a secret city on Neptune, seeking allies in the fight against the Shadow Legion. We got our first look at the new locale in a trailer that explores the neon streets of Neomuna. In addition to an all-new campaign,...
News Destiny 2: Season of the Seraph Is Out Today on PS5, PS4
New activity, missions, and guns
Bungie has revealed its next season of Destiny 2 content, titled Season of the Seraph, begins today on PS5, PS4 and will stick around until 28th February 2023. It includes all the usual stuff you'd expect out of a Destiny 2 season: a brand new activity, more Exotic weapons, and another season pass to work through...
News Bungie Is Concerned PS5 Players are Unwittingly Playing the PS4 Version of Destiny 2
Bungie is concerned that PS5 players are inadvertently playing the PS4 version of Destiny 2, and has gently reminded players to check which iteration of the game they are running. The friendly nudge came during the company's weekly blog update, fittingly called This Week at Bungie. Amidst the usual list of tweaks and announcements...
News Destiny 2 Will Ditch Destination Materials in Bid to Simplify In-Game Economy
Time for some spring cleaning
Destiny 2 is doing away with some of its more esoteric crafting materials when Season 19 of the game launches, so say goodbye to those massive reserves of Dusklight Shards, Helium Filaments and Microphasic Datalattices that you have been saving for a rainy day. These items, and others of their ilk, could be found out...
News Bungie No Longer Removing Destiny 2 Expansions People Paid For
Nothing more added to Destiny Content Vault
Off the back of its Destiny 2: Lightfall announcement yesterday, Bungie has confirmed it won't be removing any more expansions from the online looter shooter. This is thanks to work being done on the game's engine to ensure it and the technology behind the scenes will "last for many, many years to come"...
News Destiny's Best Raid, Kings Fall, Will Return During Destiny 2's Season of Plunder
Long live the king
It's a big day for Destiny 2 players, we got the reveal of the next major expansion, Lightfall, and the news that Season 18, Season of Plunder, would begin immediately. In addition, we learned that OG Destiny's King's Fall raid would be making a glorious return. Season of Plunder is casting Guardians as intergalactic pirates,...
News Next Destiny 2 DLC Lightfall Out 28th February 2023
The beginning of the end
Bungie has announced its next big Destiny 2 expansion, named Lightfall, will release for PS5 and PS4 on 28th February 2023. The DLC is available to pre-order now on the PS Store for £39.99/$49.99, or you can double the price and get the Annual Pass included in your purchase. Lightfall is said to be one of the last chapters...
News In the Crossover of the Century, Destiny 2 Is Getting Fortnite Skins
Written in the stars
Live service meets live service, with Bungie seemingly poised to announce Fortnite crossover skins for Destiny 2. There was chatter of some kind of collaboration within the community earlier in the week, but well-regarded Destiny dataminer Ginsor appears to have unearthed official images of the mash-up. The freshly minted Sony...
News Bungie Dials Back Communication Due to Threats on Employees
As fans get Ghosted
Bungie has, historically, been one of the most forward-facing studios in the business. The team would freely admit that it doesn’t get every decision right, but generally it fronts up its failings and maintains an open dialogue with its community. However, in recent months the freshly minted Sony studio has quietened down. The...
News Big Destiny 2 Showcase Coming Next Month, Will Reveal What's Next
The Darkness is coming
Bungie — which is now officially part of PlayStation Studios — has announced it'll be hosting a Destiny 2 showcase next month, on Saturday, 23rd August 2022, that will reveal what's next for the game. Presumably, this is where the developer will detail the upcoming DLC for next year named
News Beat the Heat With Destiny 2's Summer Solstice Event
The heat is on
Destiny 2's latest live event in the Season of the Haunted is a celebration of the Solstice, and summer in general. Guardians will automatically receive the red-hot Solstice armour for participating and will have yet another reason to stay inside and out of the sun (as if you needed one). The Solstice event will introduce a new...
News Destiny 2 Season of the Haunted Out Today, Adds New Story and Events
Plus more Exotic weapons, gear, and Season Pass
The 17th season of Destiny 2 starts today at 6pm BST / 10am PDT / 1pm EDT, titled the Season of the Haunted. Already included in the Deluxe Edition of The Witch Queen — which is 25 per cent off on the PS Store for a few weeks — you will gain access to a new story which marks the return of the...
News Bungie Provides Destiny 2: The Witch Queen Deep Dive in new ViDoc
Light in the Darkness
New PlayStation Studios recruit Bungie is preparing to launch Destiny 2: The Witch Queen later this month, and to get a better understanding of what to expect, the team has issued a new ViDoc detailing everything there is to know. Pitched as the "definitive Destiny campaign", members of Bungie call it ambitious, mysterious, and...
News Bungie's New Destiny Expansion Amasses One Million Pre-Orders
The drinks are on Jim Ryan
Do we all care about Destiny again, then? It’s been a solid six months since we last wrote about the first-person shooter here on Push Square, but we should probably feign some enthusiasm now developer Bungie is a Sony subsidiary, right? Right?! We’re confident all 10
News New and Existing Bungie Games Will Not Become PS5, PS4 Exclusives
No bonuses, perks, or extra content either
It’s been spelled out and hammered home, but just to make it patently obvious: Bungie will not develop games exclusively for PlayStation 5 and PS4, despite being purchased by Sony for $3.6 billion earlier today. Every statement that the organisation has released describes the Destiny developer as...
News Bungie Marks Its 30th Anniversary with Destiny 2 DLC, Out Now
The Gjallarhorn returns
Destiny and Halo developer Bungie has just turned 30, so a mid-life crisis likely isn't too far away. To mark the moment, though, Destiny 2 has been treated to a special 30th-anniversary bundle containing a load of goodies that reference the studio's long past. It was released yesterday for PlayStation 5 and PS4, priced at...
News Destiny 2: The Witch Queen DLC Dated for 22nd February in New Trailer
"The definitive Destiny campaign"
Update: The Destiny 2 Showcase has now confirmed all of the details listed below along with revealing the trailer for The Witch Queen expansion. It is indeed releasing on PS5 and PS4 on 22nd February 2022, and pre-orders will be available on the PS Store shortly. Original story: Bungie is scheduled to reveal the...
News Bungie Dates Destiny 2: The Witch Queen DLC Reveal for 24th August
Survive the truth
Bungie will unveil the next big expansion heading to Destiny 2 on 24th August 2021, titled The Witch Queen. This will take the form of a Destiny 2 showcase, presumably via a livestream hosted on the usual platforms. The DLC in question is currently slated to arrive at some point next year and sports the tagline: "Survive the...
News Guess How Many Currencies Destiny 2's New Transmog System Adds
34 years of your life or $12,000
Of course Bungie found a way to mess up one of the most requested Destiny 2 features from its community. The looter shooter will soon be adding a transmog system, enabling Guardians to change the appearance of a piece of armour — you'll keep the perks and stats of the equipped piece but it'll look like whatever...
News Destiny 2 Keeps Chugging Along with Season of the Chosen Trailer
The Cabal is back, again
We can hardly contain our excitement, it's time for another season of Destiny 2. Another round of content that hardly looks any different from the last couple of offerings. Except for this time, the Cabal is back. Again? Let's stop being debbie downers and focus on what Season of the Chosen has to offer as it begins next...
News Destiny 2 PS5 Version Available to Download Now for Free
60FPS! 120FPS! FOV!
The PlayStation 5 version of Destiny 2 is now finally available to download on the PlayStation Store for all, completely free of charge. The looter shooter made the transition to free-to-play a while back on PlayStation 4, so anyone with Sony's new console can start playing the base experience right away. And if you want to get...
News Destiny 2 Will Run at 120FPS for PvP Multiplayer on PS5
We've got another game to add to the list of PlayStation 5 titles that can run at 120 frames-per-second, or at least part of one. Bungie has confirmed that the Crucible in Destiny 2 will be able to reach the lauded frame rate on the next-gen console, presumably arriving alongside the general PS5 patch on 8th December 2020. For those...
News Destiny 2: Beyond Light Gets a Cool Story Trailer
Destiny 2: Beyond Light is just a few weeks away from its 10th November release date, and the anticipated expansion just got a brand new story trailer. As we've come to expect of Destiny's cinematics, there are a lot of dramatic cuts synced to dramatic music, all while aliens talk about doing evil things. Speaking of which, Stasis, the new...
News Destiny 2 PS5 Upgrade Lands on 8th December, Bungie Shares Key Details
4K, 60fps, FoV slider
We've known for a while that Destiny 2 will receive a free PS5 upgrade, bringing big improvements on the next-gen system. Well, that upgrade now has a release date: the 8th December 2020. What's more, developer Bungie has detailed everything that you can expect from its looter shooter when it takes advantage of Sony's upcoming...
News Destiny 2: Beyond Light Trailer Takes a Tour of Europa
Bungie knows how to put together a good trailer, and this latest one for Destiny 2: Beyond Light is more evidence of that, but we think the studio is in for its toughest time yet when it comes to actually marketing the expansion. This latest piece of DLC is said to be fairly significant, except it comes out on the same day as the Xbox...
News Chill Out with Destiny 2's Stasis Subclasses in New Gameplay Trailer
In case you didn't already know, Destiny 2: Beyond Light is adding a whole new element to the game, complete with its own subclasses for each type of Guardian. 'Stasis' comes with three subclasses: Shadebinders (Warlock), Revenants (Hunter), and Behemoths (Titan). You can see them in action via the new trailer embedded above. Beyond Light...
News Destiny 2: Beyond Light Trailer Shows Off Stasis in All Its Forms
Weild the Darkness
We now have to wait until November to play it, but Destiny 2: Beyond Light looks like it's going to genuinely change the way Bungie's popular looter shooter is played. The expansion introduces a completely new element -- a first for the franchise -- named Stasis, and it's a power that Guardians can utilise in a number of different...
News Bungie Delays Destiny 2: Beyond Light Expansion to November
First DLC to not hit September
Bungie has made the difficult decision to delay the upcoming Destiny 2: Beyond Light expansion to 10th November 2020 following the continued worldwide struggle to cope with the coronavirus. Originally scheduled to launch in late September, this marks the very first time that the developer has missed a DLC launch for...
News Bungie Commits to Destiny 2 with Expansions in 2021 and 2022
Say goodbye to Destiny 3
If you thought Bungie was prepping a Destiny 3 behind the scenes, you might want to think again. The developer has committed to its current looter shooter by announcing Destiny 2 expansions for both 2021 and 2022. Yes, Bungie just announced a piece of DLC that won't launch for another two years. It's a little bonkers,...
News Destiny 2 on PS5 Is a Free Upgrade, Runs at 60 FPS, Has Cross-Play with PS4
As part of its latest livestream, Bungie has confirmed its plans for the next-gen version of Destiny 2. Those who own the game on PlayStation 4 will be able to upgrade for free on PlayStation 5, and the studio promises 60 frames-per-second on Sony's upcoming console. Nice. What's more, PS4 and PS5 players will be able to play...
News Destiny 2: Beyond Light Confirmed for 22nd September
New element named Stasis
Bungie has announced the latest expansion to its looter shooter -- Destiny 2. Titled Destiny 2: Beyond Light, it comes to PlayStation 4 on 22nd September 2020, bringing with it a battle against the Darkness, a new villain, and an entirely new element which sits alongside Solar, Void, and Arc. It's called Stasis and this...
News Destiny 2: Season of Arrivals Leaks, Separate DLC Supposedly Coming 22nd September
Through Silver bundle
Tomorrow is a big day for Destiny 2. Bungie will be unveiling this fall's next expansion to the looter shooter and the season which bridges the gap between now and then kicks off straight after that livestream. However, it looks like the name of that content has already made its way onto the internet. Titled Season of Arrivals,...
News Bungie Confirms Next Destiny 2 DLC Reveal for 9th June
Update: After accidentally leaking its own announcement yesterday, Bungie has confirmed that it will be revealing the next chapter in the Destiny 2 saga on Tuesday 9th June 2020 at 9am PT / 5pm BST. Original story: It looks like Bungie will finally be taking Guardians to Europa in the next piece of DLC for Destiny 2. The...
News Destiny 2 PS5 Version Confirmed by Bungie
More details soon
One of the big benefits to Microsoft ever so slightly lifting the lid off of its next-gen Xbox Series X is that developers around the globe feel much more comfortable making their plans public. One example is Bungie, which has today revealed that Destiny 2 will be coming to PlayStation 5. Of course, it was always going to be...