[Destiny 2] Destiny 2 Beta Time Extended!

Destiny 2 is a shooter game with MMORPG elements which allow people a free hand in customizing their characters. It just so happens that Destiny 2 intends to extend their Beta Version.

Destiny 2 Beta Time Extension

Destiny 2 is a shooter game which adds elements from the MMO Games. This includes multiple job classes and that have new enhancements along with some weapons. As development continues, the game plans to debut on September 6, 2017. However, if one preorders early, one can access to the Destiny 2 Beta. There, players can utilize the new classes. Players can also explore the different weapon categories: kinetic, power, and, energy.

As of now, Destiny 2 plans to extend their Beta to Wednesday July 26 (UK Time). In Pacific Time, it’s 6pm on July 25th (Tuesday). Developers announced the extension and reasoned it as a means for “additional testing”.

Destiny 2 Beta

What’s new in Destiny 2?

Destiny 2 retains many of the old elements including the character classes and aesthetics. However, they added some classifications to certain weapons. Primary weapons now split into two different categories: Kinetic and Energy. Kinetic includes weapons with no elemental attribute. Whereas, Energy weapons include the three elements: Solar, Arc, and Void. Power Weapons however classify the old Destiny weapons such as Shotgun and the new type: Grenade Launcher.

Another feature they fixed and added are the armor stats. Instead of the usual MMO Stat names such as Strength, Intellect, and Discipline, it changes into Armor, Recovery, and Agility.

While the character classes remain, there are new sub-classes added to the game: Warlock, Hunter, and Titan.

  • Warlock – This character class will continue to access the Void Walker abilities but will soon have access to the Dawnblade’s skills. They focus on using Solar element as a means to attack their enemy.
  • Hunter – The new sub-class of the Gunslinger that replaces the Blade Dancer, the original sub class. Hunters use an electrified staff and have increased mobility.
  • Titan – The Titan job class appears to be a defense-based class. However, they are capable of using their shields as a means of offense similarly to how Captain America uses his shield. The Titan is the sub-class of the Sentinel and Striker.

What’s in the Beta of Destiny 2?

Destiny 2 Beta reveals 2 Player-Versus-Player (PvP) Crucible Maps – Midtown and Endless Vale. Another is it opens players to play two different Crucible modes: Control and Countdown. Countdown is a new feature added to Destiny 2 where players are tasked to attack and defend. Along with those maps, the game allows players a view of 20 weapons and 45 armors.  The game also has the Story Episodes where players can play the opening story episodes: Homecoming, and the Inverted Spire Strike.

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