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Full Destiny Beta Details

by Bryan Dawson

Activision and Bungie today confirmed the dates for the Destiny Beta. Fans who pre-order Destiny at a participating retailer are guaranteed access into the Beta, which will commence as follows:

  • The Beta begins first for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system (PlayStation Plus required for some features) and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system at 10:00am PDT on July 17
  • The Beta begins for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft (Xbox Live Gold required, subject to change) at 10:00am PDT on July 23
  • The Beta will be offline for scheduled maintenance on July 21 – July 22 and open back up to pre-order participants across all platforms until 11:59pm PDT on July 27
  • Fans can watch the brand new Destiny Beta trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TljtC5qnb-s

 
“As we prepare to launch our first Beta on multiple console platforms around the world, we are excited and eager to open the flood gates,” said Harold Ryan, Bungie’s president.  “We already love to play Destiny, and with your help we can be ready for our launch in September.”
 
Activision and Bungie also revealed three collector’s edition versions of the game. The Destiny Ghost Edition and the Destiny Limited Edition both include the following:

  • Limited edition SteelBook Case and Game Disc

Guardian Folio:

  • Arms & Armament Field Guide
  • Postcards from the Golden Age  
  • Antique Star Chart

Collector’s Edition Digital Content Pack:

  • Unique Ghost Casing
  • Exclusive Player Emblem
  • Exclusive Player Ship Variant

Destiny Expansion Pass – expands the Destiny adventure post-launch with the following two expansions, which will include brand new story missions, cooperative activities and competitive multiplayer arenas, and a wealth of all new weapons, armor and gear to earn:

  • Expansion I: The Dark Below – Set deep beneath the surface of the Moon, fans will discover an ancient tomb that has been unsealed, and a dark god who has risen an evil army in the depths of the Hellmouth, the home of the Hive enemy race
  • Expansion II: House of Wolves – details will be revealed later
  • PlayStation platforms will also include additional exclusive content for Expansion I and II and will remain exclusive until at least Fall of 2015

The Destiny Ghost Edition will also include the following:

  • Ghost replica, featuring motion-activated lights and voice recordings from award-winning actor Peter Dinklage, voice of the Ghost character, the player’s personal companion in the game
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Golden Age Relics, which include a Photo, Patch, Sticker and two Chrome slides of the Traveler

 

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