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Here’s what’s coming in Destiny 2’s Curse of Osiris expansion

Yesterday, Bungie took to Twitch to reveal details about Destiny 2’s Curse of Osiris reveal, revealing details about new story, characters, destinations and even the expansion’s opening cinematic. Here’s what we’re getting, in handy bullet point form. Let’s preface this by saying there isn’t much new content planned for a …

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Bungie unbans Destiny 2 players, insists PC bans aren’t due to third party software

Update: 26/10: Blizzard continue to claim the bans aren’t the fault of third party software, although have unbanned several users, claiming that some bans were overturned upon “further review” of their PC security measures. This raises the important question of exactly what is throwing up false positives for Bungie’s big ol’ …

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Destiny 2 was huge in the US – and shows why we need combined sales figures in the UK

NPD figures for the US games market, which combine both physical and digital sales, often make happier reading than our UK retail figures. And the latest 49 per cent year-on-year rise in figures for September shows that more clearly than ever. Sales soared on the back of the hugely successful …

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FIFA 18 beats Destiny 2 to UK No.1 in September in just two days

September was a heavy month in games, marking the beginning of Q4 and providing a much needed boost to retail. Month-on-month, the market was up 156 per cent in units and 290 per cent in value. Compared to September last year, the market had a healthy 16 per cent growth …

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Destiny 2’s digital sales far higher than the original, Activision confirms

Destiny 2’s Week One figures may not have reached the same heights as its predecessor when it launched last week, but it’s still the biggest UK launch of the year so far – a feat it’s now managed to mirror on a worldwide scale, publisher Activision Blizzard has announced, delivering …

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Destiny 2’s competitive crucible playlist hints at a compelling esports future

When Rogue signed a Destiny 2 team ahead of the game’s release early in September, I wasn’t convinced. The game’s Crucible gameplay, while fun in its own way, didn’t seem like a natural fit for esports, and there’s currently no way for organised teams to compete, unless they manage to …

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Destiny 2 hits No.1 in Japan, but sales are 62% down on its predecessor

Destiny 2 has gone straight in at No.1 in the Japanese weekly chart, according to the latest data from Famitsu. The week ending September 10th was light on new releases, Famitsu notes, but Activision’s shooter (published by Sony in Japan) managed to shift 51,629 units in its first five days …

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How to review a game like Destiny 2? Gamesradar+ and Eurogamer discuss their approaches

Destiny 2 launched today, but if you go and take a look on Metacritic you’ll find that all the big gaming sites are still working on their reviews. A quick look round and most have prominent stories on their homepages explaining why the review isn’t up yet and what the …

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Destiny 2 launches smoothly despite reported PS4 Pro crashes

Launching a gigantic game that only works when players are connected to the server is always something of a nervous time. However, Destiny 2’s rolling worldwide launch over the last 24 hours seem to come off without incident, or at least without major incident, for most players There were some …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Destiny 2 merchandise

Destiny is finally coming back to consoles today, and is also heading to PC for the first time next month. Initially rumoured for a 2016 release, Destiny 2 was officially confirmed in March 2017, after a leak a couple of days before. At the time, Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg said …

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