Helldivers 2 servers hit capacity as Steam player count record climbs past Starfield, Destiny 2 [UPDATED]

What you need to know Helldivers 2, Arrowhead Game Studios’ new third-person PvE co-op shooter, has been an explosive success on PS5 and PC.  The game broke a record for PlayStation Studios publishing by reaching 150,000 concurrent Steam players on its opening weekend, and has continued to grow since then. Notably, Helldivers 2 has surpassed […]

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Get all of Destiny 2 for DIRT CHEAP with the best deal I’ve ever seen Bungie offer

Bungie’s space fantasy looter shooter Destiny 2 has always been an expensive game to get into, with each of its expansions costing $25-50 and other add-ons like $10 season passes, $20 Dungeon keys, and the $25 Bungie 30th Anniversary Pack making it even harder to play everything it has to offer without breaking the bank. […]

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Thank the Traveler! Destiny 2 is FINALLY letting you change your Guardian’s appearance after 10 long years

What you need to know Destiny 2 will soon receive a “character recustomization” feature that will allow you to change your Guardian’s body type, face, hair, and markings. You won’t be able to change your origin race (Human, Awoken, or Exo), though. Destiny players have been asking for this change ever since the first Destiny […]

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Thank the Traveler! Destiny 2 is FINALLY letting you change your Guardian’s appearance after 10 long years

What you need to know Destiny 2 will soon receive a “character recustomization” feature that will allow you to change your Guardian’s body type, face, hair, and markings. You won’t be able to change your origin race (Human, Awoken, or Exo), though. Destiny players have been asking for this change ever since the first Destiny […]

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Destiny 2 : Collection Héritage (2023) est offert !

A l’occasion des fêtes de fin d’année, l’Epic Games Store offre le titre Destiny 2 Legacy Collection. Il faut faire vite car l’offre ne dure que quelques heures. Destiny 2 : Collection Héritage (2023) est un jeu d’action, aventure et de tir. Cette édition comprend La Reine Sorcière, Au-delà de la Lumière et Bastion des […]

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“Everyday I walk in afraid that I or my friends are next.” Destiny 2 Bungie devs describe ‘soul-crushing’ mood after layoffs as worries of a Sony takeover mount

What you need to know A new report details the “soul-crushing” mood at Destiny 2 developer Bungie following the recent wave of layoffs that saw roughly 100 workers cut from the studio. Developers have spoken of significant cost-cutting measures, including the slashing of bonuses, benefits, and other morale-boosting programs.  Meanwhile, management is described to be […]

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Destiny 2: The Final Shape officially delayed to June 2024, new PvP maps and more coming before launch

What you need to know Destiny 2: The Final Shape is officially delayed to June 4, 2024, pushing the expansion back from its original February release window.  This news confirms a prior report, in which Bloomberg indicated both The Final Shape and Marathon were being delayed.  In the lead-up to The Final Shape, Bungie is […]

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Halo Infinite passes Destiny 2 on Xbox’s most played games list in the U.S.

What you need to know At the time of writing, Halo Infinite has passed Destiny 2 on the official list of most played Xbox games in the United States. Halo is now at $16, and Destiny is now #17. Even though Destiny 2 is experiencing a bit of a rough patch, this nevertheless indicates that […]

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Halo Infinite passes Destiny 2 on Xbox’s most played games list in the U.S.

What you need to know At the time of writing, Halo Infinite has passed Destiny 2 on the official list of most played Xbox games in the United States. Halo is now at $16, and Destiny is now #17. Even though Destiny 2 is experiencing a bit of a rough patch, this nevertheless indicates that […]

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Halo Infinite passes Destiny 2 on Xbox’s most played games list in the U.S.

What you need to know At the time of writing, Halo Infinite has passed Destiny 2 on the official list of most played Xbox games in the United States. Halo is now at $16, and Destiny is now #17. Even though Destiny 2 is experiencing a bit of a rough patch, this nevertheless indicates that […]

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Destiny 2’s player count falls to a new all-time low, and I’m not surprised

What you need to know Destiny 2, developer Bungie’s long-running space fantasy looter shooter, has fallen to the lowest player count it’s had on Steam since arriving on the platform in 2019. Specifically, in the last 30 days, it’s averaged just 34,829 concurrent players, with the peak number of players during that time being 59,076. […]

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After 5 years, Destiny 2: Season of the Wish teases answers for its ’15th Wish’ mystery

What you need to know Destiny 2’s newly announced Season of the Wish will likely bring answers for one of the game’s biggest mysteries. That mystery is the 15th Wish of the Last Wish raid, which many players believed didn’t exist before today. A new cutscene has definitively revealed that it does, and that we’l […]

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Sony’s Destiny 2 developer Bungie faces layoffs, reportedly delays upcoming games

What you need to know Bungie is the developer and publisher of Destiny 2, and is also working on upcoming games including the more recently announced revival of Marathon.  Bungie was acquired by Sony back in 2022, allowing Bungie to still operate as a multiplatform company but providing live service support to PlayStation Studios.  Bungie […]

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Destiny 2: Bungie casts its new voice actor for Commander Zavala

What you need to know Earlier this year, prolific actor Lance Reddick tragically passed away at 60. One of the many roles he played was voicing Destiny 2’s Commander Zavala, the Titan Vanguard and the leader of the Last City. Bungie has announced its intent to continue Zavala’s story in future Destiny 2 releases. To […]

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Justice served: Destiny 2 harasser forced to pay Bungie nearly $500,000 in damages

What you need to know A Destiny 2 community manager was repeatedly harassed by Jesse James Comer.   The individual left racist voicemails on the community manager’s and his wife’s phones and sent a pizza delivery to their home address.   Bungie responded with swift legal action that resulted in punitive damages in the amount […]

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Here’s why Destiny 2’s Ghosts of the Deep dungeon bosses have so much shield health

What you need to know A controversial element of Destiny 2’s new Ghosts of the Deep dungeon is that its bosses have a resilient shield in addition to their large health pool, making it difficult for players to deal effective damage to them. During a roundtable discussion with Bungie developers that Windows Central attended, raid […]

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Like Destiny 2’s roguelike Deep Dives? Bungie says there’s more where that came from

What you need to know In Destiny 2’s Season of the Deep, Deep Dives are arguably the most interesting new activity added to the game. This is because it’s designed with several mechanics often found in roguelikes, such as randomized objectives, pools of bonuses to pick from, and optional difficulty increases that improve rewards. During […]

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This annoying Destiny 2 fishing quirk is driving players mad

What you need to know Destiny 2’s new season, Season of the Deep, adds a fishing minigame that allows players to catch fish and add them to an aquarium to earn rewards. Players have expressed frustration about an issue where nearby Public Events in the world cause the fishing zones to completely disappear for several […]

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Destiny 2 DLC expansion prices slashed in half in huge Xbox deals

Since the game’s initial release in 2017, Destiny 2 has gotten plenty of DLCs on an annual basis. These expansions add plenty of quality content to the space fantasy looter shooter, but since older DLCs cost $25-30 and newer ones are typically around $40-50, it’s not exactly cheap to catch up to longtime Destiny 2 […]

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Destiny 2 is cracking down on Cronus and XIM cheating

What you need to know Destiny 2 developer Bungie has announced its intention to crack down on players using third-party devices like XIM and Cronus to cheat in-game. XIMs can be used to use mouse and keyboard with controller aim assist against controller players on console, while Cronus’ can be used to execute gameplay-altering scripts […]

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