Destiny release date announced
posted on 12.06.13 at 07:25 PM EDT by (@salromano)
Beta to kick off in summer 2014.

Destiny, Bungie and Activision’s multiplayer online shooter, will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 worldwide on September 9, Bungie announced.

The beta will begin in summer 2014, launching first on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, followed by Xbox One and Xbox 360.

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  • Shady Shita

    WoW too far , they better make worth the wait without any bugs or launch issues

  • 武神水樹

    Was expecting to have the beta earlier than summer, that’s pretty lame

  • Elvick

    Why on earth did they even announce it when they did when it was so far off? Sheesh.

    • RoyalR R.M

      So people can shut about the release date.
      Look at final fantasy 10 HD. They keep complained about the release date and it was revealed that got them shut down.

      • Elvick

        That makes no sense.

    • EX+

      To build up hype.

      • Elvick

        There’s building hype and theirs losing it.

        • EX+

          Do you mean people losing interest in a game after they wait so long for it? Good point, but I think people can wait a year for a videogame. How many years did people wait for GTA5?

          • Pyrofrost

            Well, it’s different when it’s an established franchise. The public already knows there will be further installments down the line. Unless the devs say it’s done, or they go out of business or something.

            I think what Elvick is speaking of is not the knowledge that something is coming; but rather, announcing a game too early. Personally, I think the sweet spot for a VG announcement time is 1~2 years in advance. This is my opinion though.

  • EX+

    That is LONG.
    But then again, it gives them time to polish up the game. Get rid of bugs glitches, that sort of thing.

    • 武神水樹

      That could be or they decided to add something that pushed the release date back from March

  • Budgiecat

    How are you supposed to be able to see through that thing….

  • Invisbin

    TOO MANY GAMES RELEASING 2014 uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuugh love it

    • EX+

      For me, the PS3 is getting the best games next year (aside from the Division and next-gen versions of Destiny and Watch Dogs).
      Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix
      Tales Of Symphonia Chronicles
      Tales Of Xillia 2
      Persona 5

      • LunarHaven

        I agree with this man. PS4 release list for next year isn’t all that great IMO, nothing has yet made me want to buy a next gen console, we’ll see by the end of next year, for now PS3 is still blooming… and let’s not forget about Lords of Shadow 2!

      • Keegs79

        I would say this has been better with simply with The Last of Us and add GTAV, Tales of Xillia, Kingdom Hearts 1.5 Remix, Beyond: Two Souls, and now The Walking Dead: Season 2.

        I would say the PS3 will have a great year next year for Persona 5 and Dark Souls 2.

  • captainhowdy

    Sounds great. I can’t wait to get my hands on this, though I’m more pumped for Titanfall.

    • $83030187

      I’d be more excited for Titanfall if it was more than just competitive multiplayer.

      Destiny seems to have everything going on.

      • captainhowdy

        It’s actually adding single player and multiplayer together. Pretty awesome and new to me, I like how there trying something new with the FPS genre. Well it really isn’t new, but not the same ol’ same ol’ activities.

    • Nate

      I’m kind of leaning towards that too. I really want to see the current gen versions of these games. If it’s not that big of a difference it will be tempting to just stick with current gen.

      • captainhowdy

        Ha-ha, I’m done with current gen systems. I sold all of my stuff in preparation for the new systems, I never liked the PS3 and 360 anyways. They had so many design flaws, it was ridiculous.

  • Alkhan

    This is great! I was expecting a fall release though I hoped it would have a spring or summer release.

  • True Gamer

    2014 may be the greatest gaming year yet!!

  • Fango

    Wtf that is so far off.

  • $83030187

    This game is going to be massive. I can’t wait.

    I will buy a PS4 for this and The Witcher 3.

    • Budgiecat

      I wanna buy a PS4 for Shenmue III, FF XV and Godzilla’s Greatest Battles

  • Nate

    I saw that they announced the date on facebook via ign, but before I clicked the link to see when it is I figured I’d give that click to gematsu. Love you guys!

  • bloodiOS

    Heh! Better be 1080p@60fps by the time it’s released then.

    • EX+

      I’m sure they’ll be able to do it.

  • Bobby Jennings

    Summer? What happened to January?

  • Bryce Blalex Douglas

    They already said fall before so this fits, though I do wish the beta would be kicking off in Spring like originally said. Ahhh, this kind of sucks because this game comes out the fall of my last year of college.

  • LunarHaven

    Destiny should have a single player campaign, not a fan of the online only aspect of any game really. Well, if people want this and don’t care about it being online only, good for them, now Tri-Ace, please announce my Star Ocean 5.

    • RSene

      Me too…. me too…