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Destiny Beta Trailer and Special Editions Announced

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 10:44 am by Justin Cavender

Destiny Beta Trailer

Bungie and Activision have released a Destiny Beta trailer to remind us the beta window is just around the corner. PS4 and PS3 users get first crack at the Beta beginning on July 17 at 10AM PDT. According to the Press Release, PS Plus will be required for some special features. Those of you playing on an Xbox One or Xbox 360 will have to wait until July 23 at 10AM PDT to partake in the festivities and must have an active Gold subscription. It’s worth nothing the Beta will be offline for scheduled maintenance on July 21 – July 22 and will return across all platforms until 11:59pm PDT on July 27.

Activision and Bungie also announced three collector’s editions for the game. Both the Destiny Ghost Edition ($149.99) and the Destiny Limited Edition ($99.99) include:

  • Limited edition SteelBook Case and game Disc
  • Guardian Folio:
    • Arms & Armament Field Guide
    • Postcards from the Golden Age
    • Antique Star Chart
  • Collector’s Edition Digital Content Pack:
    • Unique Ghost Casing
    • Exclusive Player Emblem
    • Exclusive Player Ship Variant
  • Destiny Expansion Pass – expands the Destiny adventure post-launch with the following two expansions, which will include brand new story missions, cooperative activities and competitive multiplayer arenas, and a wealth of all new weapons, armor and gear to earn:
    • Expansion I: The Dark Below – Set deep beneath the surface of the Moon, fans will discover an ancient tomb that has been unsealed, and a dark god who has risen an evil army in the depths of the Hellmouth, the home of the Hive enemy race
    • Expansion II: House of Wolves – details will be revealed later
    • PlayStation platforms will also include additional exclusive content for Expansion I and II and will remain exclusive until at least Fall of 2015

The Destiny Ghost Edition will also include the following:

  • Ghost replica, featuring motion-activated lights and voice recordings from award-winning actor Peter Dinklage, voice of the Ghost character, the player’s personal companion in the game
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Golden Age Relics, which include a Photo, Patch, Sticker and two Chrome slides of the Traveler

Destiny Digital Guardian Edition includes a digital download copy of the game, Destiny Expansion Pass and the Collector’s Edition Digital Content Pack.

The Destiny Expansion Pass will be priced at $34.99 and features Expansion I and Expansion II. You can also pick them up separately for $20 each.

Descriptions for the Destiny Special Editions were taken directly from the Press Release provided by Activision.

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