Weekly Update 7.11.14

Sorry for this being a little late, but you can read this week’s Bungie update below or on Bungie.net. Also included is gameplay of the competitive multiplayer map First Light, located on the moon. [divider] Just like the Beta, this coverage will become more elaborate the more time you spend with it. When you’re marshaling thousands of gamers to the front line of a theoretical battle, you don’t have to ask questions. They find you. Instead of a proper Mail Sack, we’ve channeled the loudest and most frequent voices from the community this week. Let’s open… this. Will you release more

Beta Gameplay Details

According to an alleged promotional flyer from GameStop/EB games, the Destiny beta will include: Four story chapters Four competitive multiplayer maps (Shores of Time, Rusted Lands, Blind Watch, First Light) A cooperative strike A huge world to explore with your unique guardian The flyer was posted on the Destiny subreddit and is still considered a rumor until an official statement has been made.

Happy Bungie Day!

Well it’s finally 7.7.14 which can only mean one thing..It’s Bungie Day! For those of you who aren’t familiar, Bungie has a healthy obsession with the number 7 which makes today a special day. This is your chance to give a big thank you to the team who has been working so hard to bring you Destiny. Keep your eyes peeled to Bungie.net as well as Bungie’s social media outlets for more interesting news. Also check out IGN at 9:00am PT for more Destiny reveals. We’re back in Washington from our voyage to #RTX2014 and prepping deployments for Bungie Day. Goodnight,

Swag Giveaway Winners

With roughly 90 entries into our Destiny swag giveaway, only two would walk away with some sweet prizes. That is why I am proud to announce the winners: Stephen W wins the iPhone 5 case + Flashdrive  and Peter N wins the Leather-bound Journal Winners, make sure to check your “Other” messages on facebook for shipment details. [divider] Thank you to everyone who participated. I’ll let you know about more contests in the future.

How you like me now? | An Alphatage

I’ve always been a sucker for a good montage and that’s why I’m sharing this awesome one made by XeroPain. It has great clips, good editng, and most importantly it’s fun. Impressively enough, it looks like the whole montage was created using the PS4 sharing feature. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zi3m399BosY’] Featured image courtesy of Ztemde

Weapon and Armor Pages Updated

Hey guys, I just wanted to let you know that I have updated both the Weapon and Armor pages with the Alpha gear. I am still missing a few pieces of armor and weapons, so if you have any screenshots of things I missed feel free to send me them at destinygamenews@gmail.com. I also wanted to give a thank you to Issac C and Kristopher M for sending me the screenshots used on the pages. DualShockers.com as well. [button color=”white” size=”big” link=”http://destinynews.net/weapons/” ]Weapons Page Here[/button] [button color=”white” size=”big” link=”http://destinynews.net/destiny-armor/” ]Armor Page Here[/button]

New Destiny B-Roll Footage

A new video of predominantly B-Roll gameplay has surfaced on the NeoGaf forums; thanks to MoreConsole for re-uploading it to his channel. In it you will see a Fallen Archon Priest (On the Moon!), a Vex Gate Lord, and even a barrel rolling Pike. Enjoy. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nb3ZVpYptac’] Featured image courtesy of Ztemde.

Destiny Exclusive to PS3 and PS4 in Japan

In a recent statement released by Sony, Destiny will be a PS3 and PS4 exclusive in Japan. In short, this means that Xbox players in Japan will not be able to pick up a copy of Destiny for their Xbox 360 or Xbox One. Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia ※ 1 (SCEJA), partnership with Bungie Inc. And Activision Blizzard Inc., In Japan for PlayStation ® 4 PlayStation ® 3 and (PS4 ™) (PS3 ™) exclusive software “Destiny” We decided to release on Thursday September 11, 2014 as a PlayStation ® platform monopoly, the (Destiny). At this point it is unconfirmed