Destiny 2’s Game Director, Luke Smith, has written a lengthy and detailed blog post that gives a closer look at many of Bungie’s plans for Destiny 2 in both the near and far future. These changes will not be all at once, but will rather be things that Bungie iterates on over time. Players will begin to see changes start to occur in Season 10.
The post is pretty extensive, but we’ve summarized the major information for you in this article. The biggest change being made to the game is arguably the addition of Power level caps to Legendary weapons; essentially, this means that Legendary weapons will not be able to be infused higher than a pre-determined Power level value assigned to that weapon. This is being done to ensure that players always have a reason to chase new pieces of gear that come out, as they will be some of the only weapons that will have the Power level players need to complete content as the game continues to evolve. According to Smith, weapons will have a lifespan of about 9-15 months before they will start to feel obsolete in endgame activities. It’s important to note that Exotic weapons are not part of this new system.
Desitny 2 is available for free on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The latest expansion, Shadowkeep, costs $35 on all platforms.