Destiny - Beta Dates, Special Edition Pricing and a New Trailer
Bungie recently announced the details regarding Destiny’s beta release dates, expansions and collector’s editions.
The Beta will begin on July 17, 2014 at 17:00 pm for Playstation 4 (Playstation Plus is required for some features) and Playstation 3. After one week of exclusivity, on July 23, 2014 Destiny’s Beta will be available for Xbox One and Xbox 360 at the same hour.
The beta will run until July 28, 2014, but Bungie announced that the servers will be offline for scheduled maintenance on July 21 and 22.
“As we prepare to launch our first Beta on multiple console platforms around the world, we are excited and eager to open the flood gates,” said Harold Ryan, Bungie’s president. “We already love to play Destiny and with your help we can be ready for our launch in September.”
Besides the Beta details Activision and Bungie also revealed three epic collector’s edition and an expansion pass. The Destiny Ghost Edition ($149.99) and the Destiny Limited Edition ($94.99) will both include:
- Limited edition SteelBook Case and Game Disc
- Early access to the Vanguard Armoury weapons and gear and an exclusive Vanguard player emblem
- A Guardian Folio that includes: Arms & Armament Field Guide, Postcards from the Golden Age and Antique Star Chart
- Collector’s Edition Digital Content Pack with unique Ghost Casing, exclusive Player Emblem and exclusive Player Ship Variant.
The Destiny Ghost Edition will also bring the following:
- Ghost replica, featuring motion-activated lights and voice recordings from award-winning actor Peter Dinklage, voice of the Ghost character, the player’s personal companion in the game
- Letter of Introduction
- Golden Age Relics, which include a Photo, Patch, Sticker and two Chrome slides of the Traveler
This Expansion Pass will allow players to get the following two expansions (The Dark Below and House of Wolves) which will include brand new story missions, cooperative activities and competitive multiplayer arenas and a lot of new weapons, armour and gear.
Playstation platforms will get additional exclusive content for these expansions until at least the fall of 2015. If you want to learn more about the game, visit the official site and take a look at our Destiny HUB.