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Destiny 2: Forsaken Slated for Launch on September 4

We’re just a couple of days away from witnessing a new expansion roll-out for Destiny 2, one of the most enticing action games of 2017. Its upcoming release was officially confirmed by Activision on 28 August, 2018. See the publisher’s blog for details.

Bungie, who are responsible for the development of the original game and all its subsequent expansions issued a message to players stylized as a letter from Cayde addressing his fellow Guardians. You can enjoy the full text here.

A recent video trailer unveils many new features to be introduced in the upcoming DLC.

What’s New in Destiny 2: Forsaken?

Destiny 2: Forsaken will arrive on September 4 and be available across all popular gaming platforms – PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Alongside the new expansion pack, there is some fresh news about overhauled Season policies, several DLC editions to suit every taste, and an innovative PvE/PvP game mode.

Check out what’s on tap for fans in Destiny 2: Forsaken:


The expansion unlocks new destinations for players to explore. In Forsaken you can roam about the homeland of the Awoken.

  • The Reef
  • The Tangled Shore

Weapon system

Together with newly added short- and long-range weapons like, say, the Bow that can fire deadly arrows, the entire weapon arrangement system has been reworked. From now on, players can put their weapon of choice in any slot, no matter what type a shotgun, rifle or launcher is.

Super abilities

Lots brand new supers for each Guardian subclass, that is much more power to unleash for Hunter, Warlock and Titan!


Besides the malignant prince Uldren Sov, there is another enemy faction, the Scorn, which will appear on your radars.

Destiny 2: Forsaken New weapon

Game mode

Despite the rumors that Destiny 2: Forsaken would feature a trendy Battle Royale game mode, the dev team introduced an even more challenging alternative. The mode is called Gambit and is a mixture of both PvE and PvP game mechanics.

Editions, Season Passes, and Pre-release Events

What’s more, the game enables a handful of purchase options, a free Gambit trial and Annual Pass.

Editions and Collections. To provide a personalized approach both to novice players and hardened game fans, there is a wide range of game editions and collections available to pre-order on the official website. You can visit the site to compare all the variants. For those who have the base game and two previous expansions:

  • Forsaken Standard Edition
  • Forsaken + Annual Pass
  • Forsaken Digital Deluxe Edition + Annual Pass

If you don’t have any Destiny 2 content installed, you may choose between:

  • Forsaken Legendary Edition
  • Forsaken Complete Collection


Prior to the title’s release, players are encouraged to test the new game mode free of charge. A 24-hour trial starts on September 1 at 10 am PDT.

Annual Pass

The Forsaken DLC offers its fans to participate in premium content events alongside regular free seasonal updates. Here is a visualized roadmap to help you get the full picture of how it goes.

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