Destiny 2 Open Beta Details & Trailer Released

Destiny 2 Open Beta Details & Trailer Released

Today, Bungie has released the open beta trailer for Destiny 2, which is landing July 18th for the PS4 pre-orders and July 19th for Xbox One pre-orders. Everyone else will gain access on July 21st, except for PC players who have to wait until August. Destiny 2 will release for PS4 and Xbox One on September 6, and for PC on October 24.

Destiny 2 Open Beta Trailer & Details

Play the opening of Destiny 2’s new, cinematic story campaign, take on the three-player cooperative Inverted Spire Strike and battle in two competitive multiplayer modes.

Here is what the beta is going to contain for players:

  • Homecoming: The opening mission and cinematics from Destiny 2’s Campaign.
  • Countdown: Enter the Crucible to battle other Guardians in a brand new mode. Attack or Defend the base on a new map custom-built to support this new game type.
  • Control: The original standard for Crucible combat is back, with some impactful changes. Control the zones on another new map built with this objective in mind.
  • The Inverted Spire: Strike at the heart of a Vex stronghold. Bring two willing allies, or let Matchmaking introduce you to a Fireteam of Guardians.
  • New Subclasses: The new fighting style for each Class will be at the ready. Choose from the Dawnblade Warlock, Arcstrider Hunter, or Sentinel Titan.
  • The Farm: For one hour, on Sunday, July 23, we’re inviting you to tour the new social space in Destiny 2. Starting at 10AM Pacific, you’re welcome to kick the ball into the net or befriend a chicken. Most vendors and services will be offline. Our goals are to see how many of you it can accommodate at once.
  • Destiny 2 beta – PS4 start times

    • Pre-order early access: 10:00am PT July 18
    • General access: 10:00am PT July 21
  • Destiny 2 beta – Xbox One start times

    • Pre-order early access: 10:00am PT July 19
    • General access: 10:00am PT July 21
  • Destiny 2 beta – PC

    • Pre-order early access: “late August”
    • General access: “late August”

Clans aren’t supported, character progression won’t be accurate and character continuity will not carry over to the main game when it releases in September, however players who participate in the beta will earn the following special emblem:

So now we’ve got our marching orders and know what to expect. The only thing left to do is hurry up and wait 2 weeks! See you on the battlefield.


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2 comments on “Destiny 2 Open Beta Details & Trailer Released”

  1. Avatar skarekrow13 says:

    I really liked the gameplay of Destiny, but I’m not much on PvP with shooters. I’ll definitely check this out and see how it shakes out

  2. Avatar Emergence says:

    I’m most excited about the prospect of matchmaking for the better PvE content like Raids. I’m not much for PvP myself and while Strikes are fun, they got old. It seems they’re also pumping more story content and side quest stuff for the PvE fans.


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