Welcome to the Legion!

Credit: Activision Publishing – Destiny 2

The Destiny 2 early access beta was released yesterday for PlayStation 4, and will launch today on Xbox One at 10 am Pacific Standard Time. Players globally can play the game console open beta on July 21 through July 23. The Destiny 2 beta features a variety of activities including the opening story mission, Homecoming, and cooperative and competitive modes.

Destiny 2 is a first-person action game and the evolution of its award winning, internationally acclaimed predecessor, Destiny. With a compelling, immersive story and fresh beginning awaiting all new, returning, casual, and competitive players, the game will deliver an experience for new and existing players to discover. 

The official synopsis is below:

Humanity has fallen to an overwhelming invasion force, led by Lord Ghaul, the imposing commander of the brutal Red Legion. He has stripped Guardians of their power, and forced the survivors to flee their home. Players will venture out into our solar system to discover an arsenal of weapons and devastating new combat abilities. To defeat the Red Legion and confront Ghaul, they must reunite humanity’s scattered heroes, stand together, and fight back to reclaim our home.

Pre-order Destiny 2 and receive early access to the beta. Following the pre-order early access period, the Destiny 2 console beta will open to all* PlayStation®4 and Xbox One players on July 21 with the PC beta scheduled to follow in late August.

  • Early Access for PlayStation 4 players – July 18
  • Early Access for Xbox One players – July 19
  • Open console beta – July 21
  • PC beta will follow in late August.

Destiny 2 will be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 6, 2017. It will be released on PC on October 24, 2017.

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Sarah is a freelance writer and self-described workaholic. She loves fantasy and sci fi and will admit having dual loyalties between Star Trek and Star Wars as well as Marvel and DC. When she's not being socially awkward, she is in a corner obsessing over dragons, cute things, and a need to master all languages on the planet. She would like to be a professional blanket burrito when she reaches the peak of maturation.

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