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Destiny 2 Beta: Release Date & Unlock Time Details


Destiny 2 follows in the footsteps of its predecessor and adds a huge amount of game optimizing features, including new classes, a new story, new activities and plenty of new weapons, all with added bonus of more seamless gameplay and better graphics.

We’ve already gotten a bunch of information from the developers about the game and can expect a new beta soon. Here’s a quick overview of what we know about this AAA title so far and a look at the beta, including when it comes out and what to expect in it.

Destiny 2 Trailer & Gameplay

A huge assortment of trailers has been released for this game so far, with so much content surrounding the game’s story elements, multiplayer experience, clan support, new weapons, reparations on Destiny and classes.

The open beta trailer doesn’t showcase much in terms of the game’s features, but it does promise three main gametypes to play once you download the beta for this gem: the opening mission for the story, a co-op strike mode and competitive multiplayer. All three of these are probably going to be limited in terms of their features; betas serve as a tool to help developers get a feel for what the fans think about the game and to balance elements of the gameplay.

We should expect a much more polished game from this though; the first game had a lot of small caveats to it that ruined some people’s experience for it, but grinding through missions in the first Destiny was an unforgettable experience, and we can hope to see the developers pick up on where they went wrong.

Destiny 2 Beta Release Date:

The Destiny 2 beta is scheduled to release in one week, with early access given to the special snowflakes who pre-ordered the game on the PS4 or got early access codes.

For consoles, the PS4 start time for the beta for those who pre-ordered it will be 10:00 A.M. PST on July 18, the pre-order early access time for Xbox One will be 10:00 a.m. PST the next day, July 19th, general access on both consoles begins at the same time on July 21. If you have a PC, both the pre-order early access beta and the general access beta is scheduled for “late August,” according to Activision Blizzard during E3.

The game itself is set to release on September 6, 2017 across all three platforms.

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