Destiny 2

Bigger and better - but there's not enough genuinely new for Destiny 2 to achieve greatness.

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15th September 2017

Destiny 2 review

Destiny 2's Solstice of Heroes returns for a second year

Every armour upgrade step and elemental buff in the month-long event explained.

Destiny 2 Imperial Treasure Map locations: Endless Gate, Diaviks Mine and Chamber of Sky locations and more explained

Where to find all Imperial Treasure Map locations after completing each bounty.

Destiny 2 Bad Juju quest steps: How the Tribute Hall and Boon of Opulence works

How to get the returning Exotic pulse rifle in Destiny 2.

Bungie postpones Destiny 2 fixes to "preserve work-life balance" of team

"We try to be really careful about stuff like that."

Destiny 2 Truth quest steps: How to find A Map Asunder fragment locations

Where to find the return of Truth in Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 Imperials: How to get Imperials, including the best way to farm Imperials

How to get the new currency added as part of the Season of Opulence.

Destiny 2 cross save details: Release time, how cross saves work and platforms explained

How to take your Guardians across multiple platforms in Destiny 2.

Core Destiny 2 to go free-to-play, leak reveals

UPDATE: Confirmed, cross-save coming to PS4.

Destiny 2 The Invitation quest steps, including the Glorious Harvest bounty and what Challenges are in Destiny 2

How to get every Power Surge and unlock the Season of Opulence's new activities.

Destiny 2 patch notes: What's new in update 2.5.0.1

What's featured in the latest Destiny 2 patch.

Report: Sony stopped Bungie's plans to add cross-platform character transfer to Destiny 2

"We want people to associate Destiny with PS4 even if that means screwing over other players."

Destiny 2 Lost Sector locations and their rewards explained

How to find and complete each planet's set of mini-dungeons.

Destiny 2 Thunderlord quest steps: All Journal of the Reef Cryptarch quest steps explained

How to get the Thunderlord by completing every Journal of the Reef Cryptarch quest step in Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 Allegiance quest: All Stand with Drifter or Vanguard decision steps explained

Whose Allegiance do you choose - the Drifter or the Vanguard?

Destiny 2 levelling explained: How to reach max level cap 750 with Powerful Gear sources

The best ways to reach the soft cap and beyond for the latest Power level increase.

Destiny 2 Exotics list - Every new Season of Opulence Exotic weapon and Exotic armour we know so far

All Exotics from the base game through to the Season of the Opulence additions.

Bungie says "vast majority" still working on Destiny

"We've learned a lot from Black Armory."

Bungie announces split from Activision

Will assume full rights and responsibilities for Destiny franchise.

Destiny 2 Mysterious Box quest steps and lock locations to get Izanagi's Burden

How to get the Izanagi's Burden from completing the Mysterious Box quest in Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 Last Wish raid guide, loot and how to prepare

Our guide to Destiny 2 raid Last Wish's five encounters.

Destiny 2 Machine Gun Frame quest steps: Weapon Core locations, Black Armory Crates and Powerful Enemies explained

How to complete the Machine Gun Frame as part of the Black Armory DLC - including Weapon Core locations.

Destiny 2 Scourge of the Past raid guide, loot and how to prepare

Our guide to Destiny 2 raid Scourge of the past.

Destiny 2 director "not disappointed" with Forsaken sales

"Building Destiny for players who love it is and will remain our focus going forward."

Destiny 2 is free on PC until 18th November

Download it and you can keep it forever.

Destiny 2 Festival of the Lost masks, Fragmented Souls sources and everything else we know about this year's Halloween event

How to get Fragmented Souls and Masks in this year's Festival of the Lost event.

Destiny 2 Masterwork Core sources and Catalysts list

How to get hold of perk and Orb-enabling Masterworks weapons, armours and Cores.

Destiny 2 Wanted Bounty locations and how to get Lord of Wolves

How to complete this week's set of Wanted Bounties in Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 Forsaken players think they've found the Malfeasance quest line

...But there are no clues yet on how to secure the gun itself.

Destiny 2 Forsaken's Dreaming City was originally very different

And other tidbits from Bungie's EGX developer session.

Destiny 2 Blind Well explained, Seed of Light and Oracle Engine Offering locations

How to navigate Destiny 2's end-game activities Blind Well and the Oracle Engine, as well as getitng more Seed of Light.

Destiny 2 Iron Banner - Season 4 gear, weapons, how to get rewards and what else is new in the competitive event

The return of Iron Banner, and which gear and weapons to expect in Season 4.

It took just under 19 hours for a Destiny 2 clan to beat the Forsaken raid

And now The Dreaming City is changed for everyone.

Destiny 2 Forsaken walkthrough and guide to what's new in Year 2

Our guide to the main story missions and features in Destiny 2 Forsaken.

Destiny 2 - Aphelion's Rest, Chamber of Starlight and Bay of Drowned Wishes locations

Where to find the three Dreaming City Lost Sector locations in Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 Broken Awoken Talisman quest: Old Corsair hideout, heart of Spider's web and rare green place locations

How to find all three locations in the Broken Awoken Talisman Destiny 2 quest.

Destiny 2 players expose unprecedented glitch and now the Forsaken raid floodgates are open

UPDATE: Raid chests "suppressed", but those with raid gear can keep it.

Destiny 2 The Mindbender hidden chest location - how to complete Hiving in Plain Sight

Where to find the hidden chest in Destiny 2 mission The Mindbender.

Destiny 2 Cryo-Pod Heroic event trigger explained

How to activate the Heroic version of Tangled Shore's Cryo-Pod event.

Destiny 2 Microphasic Datalattice sources, Nessus Challenges and Activities explained

Everything you can get up to on the Nessus Patrol space.

Destiny 2 Aklane Dust sources, Titan Challenges and Activities explained

Everything you can get up to on the Titan Patrol space.

Destiny 2 Phaseglass Needle sources, Io Challenges and Activities explained

Everything you can get up to on the Io Patrol space.

Destiny 2 Dusklight Shard sources, EDZ Challenges and Activities explained

Everything you can get up to on the Earth Patrol space.

Expect "quitting penalties" and join-in-progress when Destiny 2's Gambit goes live next week

Can we get something for people who go AFK in Strikes, too?

Surprise! Destiny 2 hits PlayStation Plus today

God of War 3 Remastered and more for September.

All Destiny 2 players can try Gambit for a day before Forsaken comes out

New raid goes live a week-and-a-half after the expansion.

Bungie makes a new, more accessible version of the hardest weapon to get in Destiny 2

And now players are wondering why they bothered to get it in the first place.

Destiny 2 Lost Memory Fragment locations: Where to find all Latent Memories and unlock Worldline Zero

Where to find all 45 Lost Memory Fragments and unlock Worldline Zero in Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 Adventures list, and recommendations for the quickest Adventures around the galaxy

Our explainer to the core set of Destiny 2's various Adventures.

Destiny 2 Faction Rally: How to get Renown and which Faction is best to choose from Dead Orbit, Future War Cult and New Monarchy

Advice on how to decide between Dead Orbit, Future War Cult and New Monarchy in the third Faction Rally.

FeatureFace to face with the President of Virtual Reality

"I am championing the rights of the people."

Destiny 2 Nascent Dawn quest: 5/5 explained and how to unlock Polaris Lance

How to unlock the Polaris Lance in the Nascent Dawn quest in Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 is changing the way you pay for content

"There will be additional D2: Forsaken product options unveiled later."

Destiny 2's big Forsaken expansion will add new PVE/PVP mode

Fresh story and raid locations teased.

Bungie moves to reassure Destiny fans after securing $100m for new game

"Our commitment to that world is not diminished by this announcement."

De-escalation protocol: Destiny 2's toughest activity now easier

September expansion to be unveiled next week.

Jelly DealsGet Destiny 2 on PC for 10 / $12 with Humble Monthly

With more games added at the end of the month.

Warmind, Destiny 2's next expansion, launches next month

And DLC Crucible maps will go free for all.

Destiny 2's long-awaited "Go Fast" update goes live today

"What's the worst that could happen?"

Destiny 2 Crimson Days: Loot, milestones, Crimson Engrams and everything else we know about the Valentine's Day event

How new Crimson Engrams will drop and everything we know about Destiny 2's Crimson Days event.

Bungie issues new Destiny 2 roadmap

6v6 Crucible coming late March, expansion two in May.

Destiny 2 Eater of Worlds guide: How to beat the first Raid Lair

How to beat the short, sweet but still just as challenging Raid Lair from Curse of Osiris.

Destiny 2 Rat King quest riddle solutions - how to get the Rat King with the Rat King's Crew item

How to start and complete the many steps in Destiny 2's Rat King quest.

Bungie signals it will repeal Destiny 2's controversial shader system

"We know you miss Destiny 1 shader mechanics."

Destiny 2 Mida Multi-Tool quest: How to get the Mida Mini-Tool and Destiny 2 Mida Multi-Tool scout rifle

How to start and complete the many steps in Destiny 2's Mida Multi-Tool quest.

Destiny 2 Sturm and Drang quest: How to complete every Relics of the Golden Age quest step

How to trigger the questline and use the Drang to get the Sturm.

Destiny 2 Legend of Acrius quest - How to complete the World-Eater and On the Comms quests

Every step to complete the World-Eater quest and get the Legend of Acrius shotgun.

Destiny 2 Legendary Shards: How to get and spend the valuable resource

A primer on what you need to do with those elusive purple crystals.

Destiny 2 guide, story walkthrough: Everything you need to know about activities and progression

Activities explained, getting started whether Destiny veteran or new player, and a walkthrough of story progression.

Destiny 2 Mercury Heroic public event: How to activate and complete the Vex Crossroads Heroic event

How to activate the Heroic version of Mercury's sole Public Event.

Jelly DealsJelly Deals: A very Destiny Christmas gift guide

There is an alarming amount of Destiny merch.

FeatureEurogamer's games of 2017: The big debate

"I don't know, but it's not Shakira…"

FeatureThe year in apocalypse

Looking back on 2017's dystopias and end-of-the-world tales.

Digital FoundryXbox One X's 4K Destiny 2 upgrade analysed

How does it stack up against PS4 Pro and the fully-maxed PC version?

Destiny 2 locks one of its most-prized exotic guns behind Curse of Osiris expansion

UPDATE: But Bungie will fix trophy/achievements needed DLC.

Destiny 2 Bright Dust, Armour Ornaments and Bright Engrams explained

A close look at Destiny 2's cosmetics and how you can get your hands on them.

Bungie on why it takes so long to fix Destiny 2

"One example is the Bureaucratic Walk. It was totally f***ing up PVP."

Bungie talks Destiny 2 future after week of "tough criticism"

Dates big December changes, skirts over XP controversy.

Bungie pulls tonight's livestream to confront Destiny 2 criticism

Blog post from studio leadership due this evening.

Destiny 2 free trial goes live today

You lucky raspberries.

Destiny 2 fans find new XP issue as Bungie bids to calm growing unrest

XP needed to level up doubled - but you progress slightly faster.

Destiny 2 may not be giving you as much XP as you think it is

UPDATE: Bungie 'fesses up, pulls code which constrains XP.

Destiny 2 Glimmer - what to spend Glimmer on and how to earn Glimmer in Destiny 2

Everything you need to know about the shinny blue Glimmer of Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 classes and subclasses - how to unlock all Titan, Hunter, and Warlock subclasses, plus new skills and supers explained

Everything you need to know about Destiny 2's new Striker, Dawnblade, and Gunslinger subclasses.

More than half of Destiny 2's console sales were digital downloads

"New high watermark" paints game success in new light.

Destiny 2 offline tomorrow afternoon

Farewell, Monty Python glitch.

Our first look at Destiny 2 expansion Curse of Osiris

UPDATE: Level cap increased, story details teased.

Digital FoundryTech Interview: Destiny 2 and Bungie's return to PC gaming

How Bungie's engine evolved for the sequel, and why the game runs so well on PC.

Destiny 2 gets private matches early next year

Monty Python emote finally gets fix next week.

Destiny 2 PC datamined, DLC details unearthed

Hints at new and returning locations, upcoming events, more.

Bungie insists it's not banning Destiny 2 PC players for using third-party applications

UPDATE: "We have identified a group of players who were banned in error."

Destiny 2's Iron Banner reward system will be reworked

Bungie has token feedback onboard.

Destiny 2 Dance Party Key and Loot-a-Palooza Keys explained

Where to get the two social space Keys in the end-game, and what they do.

Destiny 2's prestige raid rollout hit by last-minute delay

Iron Banner still on track, debuts on new map.

You can now appear offline in Battle.net

Stealth Destiny article.

Destiny 2 Clans - how to join a Clan, how to earn Clan XP and Clan banner rewards explained

Everything you need to know about setting up and joining Clans, and their rewards.

Destiny 2 Region Chest locations list - where to find every regional chest on every planet

Quick and easy locations for every region chest... in every region.

Destiny 2 Tower secrets - Floor is Lava, Tower Ball, secret room location and other Tower Easter Eggs

How to play the many mini-games found hidden away in the Tower social space.

Destiny 2 Sparrows - how to get a Sparrow and speed up exploration in Destiny 2

You'll need a little luck if you want to get around on anything but your feet in Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 error codes - Olive, Chicken, Weasel and Centipede errors, plus other known issues including PS4 error CE-34878-0

Got one of many mysterious error messages? Here's what Bungie suggests to do next.

Destiny 2 Flashpoints explained - how to unlock Flashpoints and earn Flashpoint rewards

Everything you need to know about Destiny 2's Flashpoints.

Destiny 2 is down for hours again today

The darkness is coming.

Activision bigs up Destiny 2 launch, without revealing sales

More than 1m concurrent players for the past eight days.

Destiny 2 dev Bungie: we didn't know hate groups appropriated kek meme

Originally designed as armour piece in 2015.

Bungie removes "hate symbol" from Destiny 2

Kek logo was featured prominently on armour.

Celebrating Devrim Kay, Destiny's first gay character

UPDATE: "I'm humbled to be a little part of representing people," voice actor says.

FeatureDestiny 2: Bungie's technology evolves - but is it enough?

Digital Foundry's complete tech analysis, plus full platform comparisons.

Destiny 2 director defends its shaders as one-time use items

"Shaders are now an ongoing reward for playing. Customisation will inspire gameplay."

Lost connection to the Destiny 2 servers? You're not alone

It's a known issue and Bungie's looking into it.

Destiny 2 has a microtransaction problem

Shaders are now one-time use - and fans are not happy.

Destiny 2 servers now live

If you bagged a physical copy early, you can play now.

Digital FoundryWhat does it take to run Destiny 2 at 1080p60?

Digital Foundry on how budget PC hardware can deliver a superb experience.

Destiny 2 footage leak shows European Dead Zone missions

Missions! Adventures! New character!

Angry Gameseek customers call aggressive discount promotion a "scam"

UPDATE: CEO defends promotion, says "why not create history?"

Bungie reveals Destiny 2 gameplay changes for PC beta

The console beta helped a lot, it seems.

Destiny 2 patrol zones look like a fun place to hang out

Public events, Lost Sector mini-dungeons, and weekly Flashpoint activities.

Destiny 2 open beta extended

Now accessible until Wednesday, 1am UK.

Bungie says it's already tuned Destiny 2 to address some of the biggest beta concerns

Ammo drop rates! Grenade damage! Bullet sponge bosses! More!

FeatureSix perspectives on the Destiny 2 beta

Hardcore, lapsed, casual, sceptic, latecomer and noob.

Digital FoundryCan PS4 Pro really deliver Destiny 2 at 4K?

An impressive upgrade overall, but a little rough around the edges.

Destiny 2 beta client just got an update

Download now ahead of 6pm UK start.

Here's our first proper look at Destiny 2's hub

It has football and chickens.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with Destiny 2 PC at 4K 60fps

Bungie's PC return looks exceptional - and we've got the video to prove it.

Destiny 2 comes out on PC a month-and-a-half after console

New trailer, beta dates and PS4-exclusive content announced.

Bungie addresses Destiny 2 dedicated servers concern

"Every activity in Destiny 2 is hosted by one of our servers."

VideoWatch: The Destiny game you never knew existed

That video game came from the past!

Looks like Destiny 2 will ditch Grimoire Cards

"We want to put the lore in the game."

Digital FoundryWhy can't Destiny 2 run at 60fps on PS4 Pro?

4K resolution more viable than doubling frame-rate.

Don't expect other non-Blizzard games on its platform

"It's important to us to maintain our quality standards …"

Destiny 2 PC exclusive to Blizzard's Battle.net

Ambitious-looking sequel has four new areas and thoughtful new matchmaking options.

Destiny 2 teaser shows the Tower going up in flames

UPDATE: Launches 8th September.

Leaked Destiny 2 poster reveals September release date

UPDATE: Bungie officially announces sequel.