Destiny 2 Lightfall DLC release date & information

Destiny 2 Lightfall DLC release date & information

It comes out on February 28, 2023

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Following delays, Destiny 2 Lightfall is set to arrive on February 28, 2023: with the Season of the Seraph (Season 19) leading into it. Destiny players have roughly two and a half months to prepare, as there’s a ton of new stuff coming in the pipeline.

Lightfall currently planned platforms:

  • PC
  • PS4
  • PS5
  • Stadia
  • Xbox Series X
  • Xbox Series S

Here’s everything Lightfall will bring to the game with the annual pass

  • A new planet (Neptune)
  • A new campaign (taking place in a Neptunian city)
  • The Strand subclass, with grappling capabilities (its color is green)
  • A crafting overhaul
  • A new raid
  • Two dungeons (Season 21 and 23)
  • An exotic Sparrow
  • Quicksilver Storm catalyst and ornament
  • Season Passes for S20, 21, 22, and 23

What is Lightfall‘s story angle and how does it fit into Destiny as a whole?

After tangling with the Witch Queen, players will be taking on Emperor Calus in some form, who was previously a mover and a shaker in the overall Destiny 2 plot since launch.

Here’s the full rundown from Bungie:

“In a Neptunian city under siege, find strength in your fellow Guardians as the end to all things approaches—the Witness is here. Travel to Neptune and discover a neon metropolis unlike any you’ve explored in Destiny 2. Meet the Cloud Striders, join the fight against the Shadow Legion, and prevent devastation in the technologically advanced secret city of Neomuna.”

Is Lightfall the end of Destiny 2?

Not only has Bungie confirmed that Destiny 2 will live on after Lightfall, it’ll likely be around for several more years.

Bungie design director Jacob Benton has emphatically confirmed that Lightfall isn’t the end of Destiny 2. Another 2024 expansion is also in the works.

[Update: It’s come to our attention via a reader that the “2026” comment for “Destiny 3” from design director Jacob Benton isn’t exactly accurate due to a translation error. While Bungie could eventually release Destiny 3 (or another mainline Destiny game in the future), the plan for now is to keep updating Destiny 2 beyond Lightfall.  We’ve updated the article accordingly to reflect the most up to date information. Thanks for the shout!]

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