Destiny 2: Shadowkeep expansion, free-to-play version, Steam and Stadia versions, and cross-save support announced

The next chapter for Destiny 2.

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep

Bungie detailed the future of Destiny 2 during a live stream today, where it announced the Destiny 2: Shadowkeep expansion, the free-to-play Destiny 2: New Light, Steam and Stadia versions of Destiny 2, and cross-save support across all platforms.

Here is the overview of what was announced, via Bungie:

  • Destiny 2: Shadowkeep – New Nightmares have emerged from the shadows of our forgotten Moon. Called forth by haunting visions from her tormented past, Eris Morn has returned and unleashed something that once slumbered beneath the lunar surface – a long dormant power even she cannot control. Return to the Moon. Journey deep into a mysterious enemy citadel. Help Eris slay these nightmares before they reach out beyond the Moon to cast humanity back into an age of darkness.
  • Destiny 2: New Light – One of our goals for this year is to make it simpler for new players to join this amazing community and quickly play alongside our veteran Guardians. Destiny 2: New Light is a brand new entry point for newcomers, that puts the worlds of Destiny 2—and all of its foundational modes, activities, and rewards—into the hands of every player. It’s coming September 17, and it’s free to download for all players.
  • Destiny 2 on PC – With all of these changes afoot, we find ourselves in need of a new home for the Destiny PC community. On September 17, Destiny 2 will become available on Steam. Current PC players will be able to bring all of their progress and purchases with them. Their Guardians, their vaults, and all of their progress will make the move with just a few quick steps. We’ll have more announcements on this topic later this summer, and we are committed to ensuring this change is a as simple and seamless as possible.
  • Destiny 2 on StadiaDestiny 2 will be available on Stadia this Fall. Stadia is a new platform from Google for playing video games across virtually any screen. To learn more about Destiny 2 on Stadia, to sign up for updates, or to pre-purchase Stadia and Destiny 2, please visit the official Stadia page.
  • Cross-Save for Destiny 2 – With all these new ways to play Destiny, you might be wondering where you’ll want to invest your time. To make that decision easier, we’re excited to announce that Cross-Save will become available this Fall. With Cross-Save, you’ll be able to access the same characters tied to one primary account, enabling you to have a unified experience with the same Guardians on different platforms. Your first steps will become available on Bungie.net later on this summer.

Here are more details on Destiny 2: Shadowkeep and Destiny 2: New Light:

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep

■ A new chapter.

As the heroes of the last safe city turned their attention to frontiers beyond the protection of the Vanguard, new Nightmares have emerged from the shadows of our long-forgotten Moon.

Called forth by the haunting visions from her tormented past, Eris Morn has returned and unleashed something that once slumbered beneath the lunar surface – a long dormant power even she cannot control.

Return to the Moon. Journey deep into a mysterious enemy citadel. Help Eris slay these nightmares before they reach out beyond the Moon to cast humanity back into an age of darkness.

■ Game Editions

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Standard Edition

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep does not require ownership of any previous Destiny 2 expansions to purchase or play.

Features:

  • New Missions & Quests
  • New Destination & Dungeon
  • New Armor and Gear to Earn
  • An All New Raid
  • Season Pass for Season of the Undying*
  • And more

Pre-order Destiny 2: Shadowkeep on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One and receive Destiny 2, Curse of Osiris, and Warmind to begin playing today.

Pre-purchase to also receive the Two-Tailed Fox Exotic Rocket Launcher and an exclusive Hive-themed Ornament once Destiny 2: Shadowkeep launches.

The standalone edition of Destiny 2: Shadowkeep includes a digital copy of the game and a single Season Pass, providing exclusive activities and rewards.

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Digital Deluxe Edition

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep does not require ownership of any previous Destiny 2 expansions to purchase or play.

In addition to all of the content, activities, and experiences found in the Standard Edition of Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, the Digital Deluxe Edition includes access to four Season Passes, each offering seasonally-unique activities and rewards.

Exclusive Digital Collector’s Items include:

  • Four Season Passes, each offering unique and exclusive activities and rewards
  • Exclusive Eris Morn themed items
    • Exotic Emote
    • Emblem
    • Exotic Ghost

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Collector’s Edition

Something terrible sleeps beneath the lunar surface. Eris Morn entrusts you with these ominous clues—her letter of warning, a Hive Cryptoglyph that guards the secret of an unthinkable rite, and the records of a classified Golden Age expedition that could not survive the truth… the same truth that you must now confront.

View on the Bungie Store.

Destiny 2: New Light

■ Play for Free – September 17, 2019

Dive right into the world of Destiny to experience responsive first-person shooter combat, to explore rich worlds with sweeping vistas and stunning visuals, and to earn an arsenal of powerful weapons and armor. Bring your personalized Guardian into a large variety of activities and modes – from cooperative quests, competitive modes, challenging endgame activities, and more.

Destiny 2: New Light launches September 17, 2019 and is free to play on every supported platform.

■ Build Your Legend

Create and personalize your Guardian. Devastate your enemies by unleashing incredible super abilities. Grow more powerful by hunting and collecting a handcrafted arsenal of Legendary and Exotic weapons, armor, and gear to customize your play style.

Dive into the rich world of Destiny and quickly join your fellow Guardians to complete adventures and earn powerful rewards.

Cooperate with friends or choose matchmaking to conquer a huge variety of social activities and events.

Compete against other players across a full suite of competitive PvP maps, modes, and activities, and test your skills in Gambit – an intense, tactical activity that blends cooperative and competitive play.

Watch a new trailer and video documentary below.

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Reveal Trailer

“Out of the Shadows” Video Documentary

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