Well, Destiny 3 was about to release but unfortunately, there are currently no plans for the Destiny 3 release. Sports Director Luke Smith announced three planned extensions for the game, namely, Beyond Light, The Witch Queen, and Lightfall.
Destiny 2 developer Bungie has stated that it has no plans for Destiny 3, recognizing that when the sequel was released, it was a mistake to divide the community, leaving behind content and players in Destiny.
However, Destiny 2 was originally released in 2017 and has seen a total of 4 expansions, including two major expansions in the 2018’s, and last year’s Shadowkeep.
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Bungie detailed the studio’s plans for community manager Dave “Deej” Dague in Destiny 2 and his lack for – Destiny 3 – in a lengthy news post on the official website.
Instead of creating Destiny 3, Bungie plans to allow older, less-played content to be updated in the game, which will be more efficient, and that focus on the team’s efforts to add new content, gameplay, and features to Destiny 2.
The developer wanted to avoid the situation with the release of Destiny 2. It is in which the game’s content and community were previously split between the game and its sequel. DeeJ explained:
“With Destiny 1, we created a sequel in Destiny’s ever-expanding, solved the ‘exponential complexity’ problem. We left behind all the content of Destiny 1 and many people loved the players. We now believe that it was a mistake to create a situation that fragmented the community, reset the player’s progress, and set the player’s experience back in ways that allowed us to recover and repair a full year. Began this is a mistake that we do not want to repeat by making Destiny 3.”
Bungie explained that its new content model, which he was calling the “Destiny Content Vault (DCV)“, helped improving the game as well as patches and updates to improve the game.
The material put into DCV was not completely lost, however, the company was also planning to bring back some vaulted material every year. Additionally, the history of the DCV series might include material, including content from Destiny 1, so too many old activities and destinations can make a comeback.
Bungie’s new content model felt very close to a proper MMORPG which was sure of Destiny. So it’s good that the company has finally changed its focus from sequels to updates and extensions.
While it is unclear whether the company’s shift to content models and summary abandonment of Destiny 3 could be driven by its split from Activision last year. It seems like a more permanent direction.
With luck and good planning, it can help to engulf the game community for a very long time, as it will ensure that their in-game investment will not throw out the window with the release of another sequel.
What was the story supposed to be?
Destiny 2‘s initial campaign was a noteworthy tale of battling the hurdles. Also, it was fun, and the inspiration of the west; the revenge story of Forsaken, and Shadowkeep that took a turn into the supernatural.
Beyond Light, on the other hand, aims to bring back the game’s most mysterious enemy. That is Darkness, with players arriving in a massive Europa to attempt to stop a falling rebellion.
Along the way, we reconnected with The Drifter, Aris Morne. And even The Stranger, which was not present since the first game. This was a much larger story that was unlikely to be part of the more silent story of expansion.
It has released in the following year’s expansion, Witch Queen, and Lightfall, an expansion of 2022. It indicates that Bungie was ultimately looking to create a longer storyline. And that too in the universe as opposed to almost episode character arcs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will, there be Destiny 3?
Unfortunately, there are currently no plans for the Destiny 3 release. Sports Director Luke Smith announced three planned extensions for the game, namely, Beyond Light, The Witch Queen, and Lightfall.
What about its cancelation?
Bungie officially confirmed that Destiny 3 is not happening. The future of the franchise will remain in Destiny 2. It will complete with three major new expenses that will fully take the game until 2022.
Is Bungie working on Destiny 3?
Bungi is still working on Destiny 3. And this is a new IP, but don’t expect these projects any time soon. Bungie is not ready to go with Destiny 3 yet. Bungie is currently focusing on Destiny 2‘s new seasonal structure that will lay the foundation for future games.
Is Destiny still worth playing in 2020?
Yes, of course. The game is fun. It rewards skill, it looks good, its future looks good and you will have people to play with you.