Hey guys! The beta is now live for Xbox users (check your email for codes), and is back up and running for PlayStation users. This is a little ahead of schedule, but I don’t think anyone is complaining. Bungie.net announcement. Waiting for a Destiny Beta download code for your Xbox ONE or Xbox 360? Check your email. Now! — Bungie (@Bungie) July 22, 2014 [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5tORWHJZ4c’] What are you waiting for? The Last City needs you! [divider] If you have any awesome screenshots or gameplay clips. Feel free to share them with us!
Before you take this week’s poll, I thought you’d enjoy seeing that stats from our last poll which asked players which edition of Destiny they are purchasing. The results are fairly even. Here are the results: [divider] Guardian Class Poll Now that Destiny’s scheduled maintenance has forced PlayStation users to put down their controllers, it’s time to hear people’s preferences. This week’s poll is designed to gauge which Guardian class people prefer to play as the most. This is a tough choice to make, choose wisely. [polldaddy poll=8201188] [divider] Let us know in the comments
The Beta is currently under maintenance and will be so until July 23rd. (image by falconbox) How was your Beta experience? For all of the Xbox users, we’ll have download keys to give away just like we did for PS, and those will be given out as soon as they become available on the 23rd via Facebook message. Meanwhile while you guys wait, here’s some miscellaneous Destiny shenanigans that have brought Beta players some fun. Dance to Dodge Bullets posted by bsb1127 Dragon Spotted on the Shores of Time Crucible map (Venus) Fallen T-Bag by InfiniteLegitimateAgama Crucible Mega-Kill http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptX1LCTsIsI’] How to
Deej joins IGN as they embark on their Destiny Beta excursion. Watch it live below in (choose HD)! The stream will last until 1pm PT (that’s 5pm ET and 9pm GMT) What we’ve learned: No raids until launch. Improved Peter Dinklage voiceover. Beta level cap “up to players to find out.” New weapon upgrade: crouching lets you zoom further. Can use Destiny app during beta. The Beta on Xbox One will not be running at 1080p, though at launch it will be.
With the Destiny Beta launching on July 17th for Playstation users and on July 23rd for Xbox users, it would be useful to know what you are getting yourself into. Check out MoreConsole’s informative summary of everything you need to know about the Beta. You can also read Bungie’s beta FAQ here. IGN | 7 Secrets Bungie Doesn’t Want You to Miss in the Beta
IGN has had the chance to toy around with Destiny’s companion app for mobile devices. They have made it clear that this is not just another gimmick, but rather a uniquely useful app for players who are not directly in front of their console. It’s available to download for free at the Apple App Store or Google Play! You can also read IGN’s first impressions of the app here.
It was recently announced that Playstation users would receive timed-exclusive content. Check out the list of weapons, armor, and ships, that are included in this timed-exclusive here. Xbox players will get access to these items come Fall 2015. [divider] Here are 40 screenshots showing off some of this exclusive gear in the wild. Source
Bungie just released this informative guide for those of you looking to stream or share your beta gameplay. [divider] The Destiny Beta launches on July 17th. It’s almost time to share your experiences in the wild with your fans and followers from around the globe. Following these easy steps to stream and share your Destiny gameplay and become legend! Streaming from a PlayStation 4 game console: The PS4 system allows you to quickly and easily broadcast your Destiny adventures via Twitch or USTREAM following these simple steps: 1. While playing Destiny, press the SHARE button on your DualShock 4 controller.