The trailer for Destiny 2‘s new content material season is out, revealing all kinds of details about what Guardians can anticipate to see within the sport for Season 17. The trailer, embedded under, affords particulars concerning the themes of the brand new season, reveals off a number of the weapons and armor gamers can earn, reveals the placement of the brand new dungeon launching this week, and supplies a bunch of latest story particulars.
Bungie initially introduced it will launch the trailer at 8 AM PT / 11 AM ET on Tuesday, Could 24, simply two hours earlier than the season truly launches for gamers. However that plan seems to have gone out the window after PlayStation Japan launched its model of the trailer Monday night time on YouTube. With the Japanese language trailer out, there wasn’t a lot purpose to carry again the English language model, and so Bungie launched the trailer a little bit greater than 14 hours sooner than it had stated it will.
From this level ahead, this text shall be filled with spoilers revealed within the trailer, so cease studying now when you do not wish to know something extra.
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The trailer kicks off on the moon with location vendor Eris Morn and reveals the Leviathan seen within the sky above the planet. The trailer reveals a few vital gadgets immediately: First, Future 2 is constant the story from the Presage mission from the Season of the Chosen and the Vox Obscura mission from the just-finished Season of the Risen. Second, the Darkness-created phantom Nightmares from the Shadowkeep enlargement are taking part in a giant position, bringing previous, useless enemies again for gamers to take care of, whereas additionally forcing characters to confront errors from their pasts.
It additionally reveals the title of Season 17: The Season of the Haunted. Take a look at the complete trailer under:
The trailer closely options the Leviathan, the house of exiled Cabal emperor Calus and a returning location from vanilla Future 2 that was vaulted with the discharge of the Past Gentle enlargement. It seems just like the Leviathan would be the dwelling of the brand new dungeon, which launches on Friday, Could 27, and with it is going to come returning weapons from the Season of Opulence, which included the Menagerie exercise that put gamers again on Leviathan. Our greatest guess is that the weapons you may discover within the dungeon shall be new variations of Menagerie weapons, together with some PvP favorites, just like the Austringer hand cannon and the Beloved sniper rifle.
As for story, we see Eris, Zavala, Crow, and the participant Guardian even participating in what seems to be a seance–so anticipate issues to get spooky as they attempt to take care of the Nightmares related to the moon and the Pyramid ship buried beneath its floor.
It is powerful to attract too many extra story conclusions from the trailer since a lot of it focuses on the Leviathan, which has modified considerably because it disappeared with the Past Gentle enlargement. Just like the Glykon Volatus, the ship that was the setting of Presage, the Leviathan seems to have been modified by interactions with the Darkness. It is coated in bizarre Darkness vegetation and crammed with Scorn enemies. There’s additionally some suggestion that the Leviathan has taken on facets of a throne world, with Ascendant portals scattered all through. Looks as if it may get bizarre in there. The Crown of Sorrow, a serious aspect of each the raid of the identical title on the Leviathan and the Presage mission, additionally seems to function within the new story.
The trailer additionally reveals off new Photo voltaic talents, solidifying that the Photo voltaic subclasses would be the subsequent to obtain the three.0 remedy we noticed with Void throughout the Season of the Risen and the Witch Queen enlargement. It is powerful to inform precisely what new talents is likely to be on supply, however there are at the least some good touches, reminiscent of a Warlock snapping their fingers to set enemies on fireplace, which seems like a nod to the identical firestarter capabilities from the unique BioShock.
The trailer additionally offers a have a look at a number of the numerous armor units that’ll be obtainable within the season and presumably the dungeon, a whole lot of it taking up a grotesque, macabre theme to go together with the seance really feel of the season. What seems like a brand new Unique sidearm is featured, which fires a burst of Arc bullets. And the trailer ends with a Hunter wielding a flaming, Grim Reaper-style scythe to assault a Scorn Nightmare boss enemy. It is powerful to say precisely what that scythe is, whether or not it is a non permanent weapon you possibly can choose up just like the Season of the Risen’s Psyonic Spear or a brand new Glaive archetype for gamers to earn by means of the course of the season.
The Season of the Haunted begins at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET on Tuesday, so we are able to anticipate extra solutions then.
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