Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News



 
 

Destiny beta hits PlayStation on July 17, Xbox on July 23

2014-07-07 12:15:00·  2 minute read   ·  Brett Makedonski@Donski3
0

Three new editions also announced

We've known for a long time that there would be a Destiny beta this summer, we just didn't know any specifics about it. Now that information's available, and the dates are rather imminent, with PlayStation owners getting a few extra days of playtime.

Activision just announced today that the Destiny beta, which is open to those that pre-order the game, will begin on July 17 at 10:00 a.m. PDT on PS3 and PS4. The beta will be available for those playing on Xbox One or Xbox 360 from July 23 at 10:00 a.m. PDT until July 27. It'll conclude on July 27 at 11:59 p.m. for all platforms, and it'll be unavailable on July 21 and 22 for scheduled maintenance.

Accompanying the beta dates are the reveal of three new "collector's" editions of Destiny. The Limited Edition and Ghost Edition both contain a steel case, field guide, postcards, star chart, digital ghost casing, digital player emblem, digital ship variant, and the Expansion Pass which seems to be a season pass that contains two significant DLC packs.

The Ghost Edition further includes a Ghost replica with motion-activated lights and voice recordings, a letter of introduction, and various "relics" including photos, patches, and stickers. The Limited Edition will retail for $99.99 and the Ghost Edition will sell for $149.99. There's also a Digital Guardian Edition retailing at $89.99 which contains a download of the game, the Expansion Pass, and the digital exclusives included in the other two editions. The Expansion Pass will sell for $34.99, and the DLC will be priced at $19.99 individually.


The article continues below. Login to skip ads, get faster mobile, and dibs on betas
 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Brett MakedonskiSenior Editor // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts2257Posts4Blogs 4Following1Followers38

While you laughing, we're passing, passing away. So y'all go rest y'all souls, 'Cause I know I'ma meet you up at the crossroads. Y'all know y'all forever got love from them Bone Thugs baby... ... more


 



On Destructoid: Destiny   (348)   From our game database:

  • Bungie turns 25, Year Two Destiny Moments of Triumph confirmed - Chris Carter
  • Bungie opens up about what activities last-gen Destiny fans will be missing out on - Chris Carter
  • Bungie cagey about the future of Destiny - Kyle MacGregor
  • Bungie slept with wolves for Destiny - Kyle MacGregor
  • Destiny's Year Two Moments of Triumph allegedly discovered - Chris Carter
  • Is the new Destiny expansion enough to bring you back? - Chris Carter
  • Destiny's big 2016 expansion will be revealed in one week's time - Brett Makedonski
  • Destiny PVP events canceled this week due to a glitch - Chris Carter
  • Destiny's next expansion Rise of Iron revealed via leak - Jed Whitaker
  • More related stories
    #Bungie #Destiny #DLC #Expansions #leak #rumor
     


    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

    Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
    to view and post comments.



     Login with Twitter

     Login with Dtoid

    Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

    Sorry for the extra step!

     
    spacer
  •