Destiny 2: Beyond Light release has been moved to November

Bungie has announced that it has made the decision to push back the release of the Destiny 2: Beyond Light expansion and the new date is now November 10th. Beyond Light is supposed to be the first of three new expansions that look to take Destiny 2 further. The other two expansions are The Witch Queen and Lightfall, and the plan behind these expansions is to extend the life of Destiny 2. Season of Arrivals will now be extended until the launch of Beyond Light.

In a statement released today, Bungie said:

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“As the first chapter in a new trilogy of expansions, Beyond Light is the beginning of a new era of Destiny 2. We have a powerful story to tell and incredible new features that we’re really excited for players to experience. As always, our goal is to make the coolest, most entertaining expansion we can possibly make for our fans. To that end, we are doing what’s best for the game and moving the launch date.  
The past few months have been a challenge and will continue to be during this pandemic. We’ve learned to create together in a new way, by having to work apart from one another. Despite these hurdles, we’re still committed to the same level of quality that our fans expect.  
Over the coming weeks, we’ll be unveiling more of what we’re working on for Beyond Light and what that also means for Season of Arrivals, which will now extend to November 10. Beyond Light sets the stage for an incredible future in Destiny 2 and, though it’s coming later than we originally anticipated, we’re excited to continue that journey with you this November.”
As the new expansions release Bungie will cycle out old content from the game to make room for new things. It is not possible for Bungie to keep the old content permanently as it would compromise the overall experience and quality of Destiny 2. Bungie also stated that following the final expansion there may not be a Destiny 3.
Source: Bungie
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3 Comments

  1. “the plan behind these expansions is to extend the life of Destiny 2”

    I thought the plan was to make lots of money by charging for new stuff to replace the old stuff people have already paid for? Stuff they’re taking away. Because it’s all too big and won’t somebody think of the disc space.

    • The old stuff has been in the game for over three years and the majority of it has been played to death. I must have played the sodding nessus strike 1000 times now, it sboring, new content please.

      Also: All that content they are taking away? It’s part of the free game. You didnt have to pay for it.

      • Mercury and Mars are going. The content from the first 2 expansions. Which may well be in the free version.

        But if you bought the game and those expansions before it went free, not only did they give stuff away for free that you’d already paid for (which is a bit annoying, but often happens), but they’re now taking that same stuff away. Because it’s easier than leaving in? Because they can make some more money by renting you further content?

        It doesn’t matter how old the content is, or how many times some people have played it, or if they gave it away for free at some point after release. Taking away content people have paid for is a pretty shit thing to do.

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