Bungie has delayed the most recent Destiny 2 enlargement, Beyond Light, to Nov. 10, the developer introduced in a blog post Thursday. The studio initially meant to launch the enlargement on Sept. 22. Bungie promised extra communication on upcoming Beyond Light options within the coming months, and knowledge on how this new plan will affect Season of Arrivals, the sport’s present season. Season of Arrivals will now run till Nov. 10.
In its weblog put up, Bungie blamed the COVID-19 pandemic for the delay, saying, “The past few months have been a challenge and will continue to be during this pandemic. We’ve learned to create together in a new way, by having to work apart from one another. Despite these hurdles, we’re still committed to the same level of quality that our fans expect.”
Destiny 2: Beyond Light is what Bungie refers to as “the first chapter in a new trilogy of expansions,” persevering with with The Witch Queen subsequent yr and Lightfall after that. Beyond Light is the primary enlargement to introduce the Destiny Content Vault, which can take away 4 in-game planets in November. It’s additionally the primary enlargement in Destiny historical past so as to add a totally new component: Stasis. We presently know little or no about this new energy set.
It’s unclear how this delay will have an effect on the next-gen variations of Destiny 2, slated for launch later this yr.
David “Deej” Dague, the head of Destiny’s community team, announced that the studio’s This Week at Bungie weblog would seem sooner than regular, and probably comprise extra particulars on the delay. We’ll replace this put up with any related data.
Update: In Bungie’s July 16 “This Week at Bungie” weblog put up, the studio introduced plans to carry the Festival of the Lost, a Halloween-inspired vacation throughout Season of Arrivals. It will run from Oct. 6 to Nov. 3.
The studio will even prolong the Moments of Triumph occasion to Nov. 10. Bungie plans to carry some extra occasions throughout Season of Arrivals, together with extra Iron Banners.