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Bungie admits Destiny 2's Trials of the Nine 'wasn't the hero we wanted it to be'

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The third part of Destiny 2 game director Luke Smith's week-long update-o-rama takes a long, hard look at the state of PvP, and includes some very frank admissions about where Bungie went wrong—including that the Trials of the Nine PvP mode was a botch.When we were making Destiny 2, we talked a lot about making sure it felt like a sequel, bringing in new players, and simplifying the game—and Trials of the Nine created another casualty there," Smith wrote. ...

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Bungie talks Destiny 2 Super nerfs, balance changes, and a totally rebuilt Crucible

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Today, Destiny 2 director Luke Smith published the third and final final blog post in his Director's Cut series.Part three tackles specific balance issues and Bungie's solutions to them, as well as sweeping changes coming to the Crucible with the launch of Destiny 2 Shadowkeep. ...

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Destiny 2: Shadowkeep will bump all players to Power level 750

I certainly expect the World First raid teams are going to go in with Forsaken-era gear that they’ve infused up throughout their Shadowkeep Power progression," he wrote.Both Season of the Drifter and Season of Opulence had bounties to boost up players' Power levels. ...

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Destiny 2 is totally changing the way players gain Power - and boosting everyone to 750

The capital-P Power level in Destiny (or Light as it was called in D1) has been asked to do a lot over the years.For a time in Destiny 1, it was one of the only things players had to pursue. ...

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Bungie reveals Titan and Hunter changes coming to Destiny 2, including the return of Weapons of Light

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Destiny 2 Armor 2.0 was the focus of Bungie's recent reveal stream, but the studio also shared a few other tantalizing tidbits coming in Destiny 2 Shadowkeep. ...

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Destiny 2 livestream shows off dramatic changes coming to armor customization

Major changes are coming to Destiny 2 when the armor 2.In case there was any doubt, armor 2. ...

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"This isn't your fault! It's ours!": Destiny 2 director Luke Smith discusses the game's setbacks, balance issues, and goals

Perhaps Destiny 2's post-Shadowkeep seasons will focus less on introducing new content and activities, and more on refining or revitalizing existing ones using a seasonal theme.It also introduced Reckoning, which Smith says proved emblematic of Destiny 2's mounting balance issues and power creep. ...

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Destiny 2's Pursuits tab is getting a facelift - check out the revamped version

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Among the many, many, many things Destiny 2 director Luke Smith discussed in his Director's Cut blog post, he revealed that the game's underwhelming Pursuits tab is due for a substantial upgrade.These changes will arrive this fall with Destiny 2 Shadowkeep. ...

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Destiny 2 director reflects on the state of the game and what's coming next

But it also offers a few insights into what's coming next, including an update to Pursuits, changes to the storefront, and a culling of Gambit.The aesthetics for armor blurs the line some – we want players to get cool armor from activities and the world that feel thematic to where they were acquired. ...

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No Man’s Sky Beyond introduces a Destiny 2-like social space and fireteams

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No Man's Sky Beyond is coming next week, and it's not just bringing VR support with it.Anyone that you see in the Nexus will be someone that you can see and interact with. ...

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Where Is Xur Today? Destiny 2 Location, Exotic Weapon, Armor (August 9-13)

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Destiny 2 is about to go through some pretty massive changes.As is always the case, Xur brings one Exotic weapon and three pieces of Exotic armor, one specific to each character class. ...

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Destiny 2: Bungie Dates Cross Save, Steam Move On PC

In its latest weekly blog post, Bungie finally put an actual date on when cross save will become available: August 21.You'll be able to freely move your character between platforms with Destiny 2: New Light, the upcoming free-to-play version of Destiny 2's Year One content. ...

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Bungie teases Armor 2.0 perks coming in Destiny 2 Shadowkeep ahead of reveal stream

0 system is shaping up to be the biggest and most important - at least on the gameplay side, as Destiny 2 cross save and the Destiny 2 Steam version are pretty important too.0 reveal livestream for Wednesday, August 14, and ahead of the full reveal it released a few images showing some of the new armor perks and mods coming in the expansion. ...

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Destiny 2 Ascendant Challenge Week 1 Location (August 6-13): Where To Go And What To Do Guide

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We're a week into Destiny 2's Solstice of Heroes event, the last seasonal event before the launch of the Shadowkeep expansion on October 1.As always, a new weekly Ascendant Challenge can help you do that. ...

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Watch this bananas Destiny 2 combo melt raid bosses in seconds

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The Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes 2019 is underway, and on top of grinding out armor sets, players are using the event to utterly delete raid bosses.As Gladd explained in his video, this strategy uses a frankly irresponsible amount of melee damage buffs. ...

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Destiny 2: Xur Has A Must-Buy Exotic For Titans

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Xur's arrival in Destiny 2 doesn't generate quite the same level of excitement as it used to, now that we're nearing the end of the game's second year.While Exotic weapons in Destiny 2 always have the same perks, Exotic armor gets random perks--which means that Xur's version of an Exotic helmet or pair of boots might be slightly different from the one you already have. ...

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Where Is Xur Today? Destiny 2 Exotic Weapons, Armor Location And Items (August 2-6)

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Unfortunately, Destiny 2's next expansion, Shadowkeep, has been delayed from its original September release.At least it's time for the arrival of Xur, Agent of the Nine, who is always on time. ...

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Destiny 2: Xur Has A Must-Grab Exotic For Titans

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Xur's arrival in Destiny 2 has lost some of its excitement as the game's second year of content draws to a close.Most players who login to Destiny regularly already have most or all the Exotic weapons and armor the weekend vendor carries--which are those from Destiny 2 Year One and the Forsaken expansion. ...

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Destiny 2's DLC Might Be Delayed, But Fan-Requested Changes Are On The Way Soon

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Destiny 2 players might be disappointed that the release of its Shadowkeep expansion has been delayed.Along with a few new Shadowkeep screenshots, Bungie's latest blog post outlines what the next two months or so will look like for Destiny 2 now that Shadowkeep won't arrive until October 1. ...

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Bungie delays Destiny 2's Shadowkeep expansion to October

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For the first time in years, we won't get a major Destiny release in September.As Bungie announced today, the Destiny 2 Shadowkeep expansion and the accompanying Destiny 2 free to play version, New Light, have been delayed from September 17 to October 1 to give them "a bit more time in the oven. ...

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