Bungie has announced that the Destiny 2 console open beta will begin on the 21st of July on PS4 and Xbox One. Players who pre-order the game will gain access to the open beta a few days early, with PS4 players getting access to the beta on the 18th of July, and Xbox One players on the 19th of July.
The Destiny 2 beta will allow players to experience the game's opening story mission, Homecoming. Players can try out some of the game's cooperative and competitive modes. Unfortunately, the beta won't support Destiny 2's Clan features, and your character progression won't carry over to the full game. Those who participate in the beta will get a special emblem.
Although this open beta will only be available for PS4 and Xbox One players, Bungie has confirmed before that PC players will get their chance to try out the game in late August.
Destiny 2 is the sequel to the internationally acclaimed Destiny, a first-person action game that takes the player on an epic journey to defend humanity from annihilation. In the story of Destiny 2, the last safe city on Earth has fallen and lay in ruins, occupied by a powerful new enemy Dominus Ghaul and his elite army, the Red Legion. Every player creates their own character called a ‘Guardian,’ humanity’s chosen protectors. As a Guardian in Destiny 2, players must master new abilities and weapons to reunite the city’s forces, stand together and fight back to reclaim their home. The game will offer a fresh start to all players with no previous knowledge or background needed.
Destiny 2 releases on the 6th of September on PS4 and Xbox One, and on the 24th of October on PC.