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News Destiny 2 Beyond light Vidoc - Forged in the storm

Warnen

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Season pass story stuff is a pleasant surprise, I wanna kick Uldren in the nuts for sure. Hope its as good as the Saint 14 stuff.
 
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I'll pick this up in december when we get the next gen patch, for that beautiful 60fps and fov slider. I haven't played in a few month, got a little burned out after getting the trials gear.
 
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I'll pick this up in december when we get the next gen patch, for that beautiful 60fps and fov slider. I haven't played in a few month, got a little burned out after getting the trials gear.

Likewise. I was initially pretty bummed having to wait for both this and cyberpunk to get their next-gen patches, but it'll give me time to play all the other games in this packed launch window.
 
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This also launches the new player experience as well? (cant watch the video so sorry if its in there)
 
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Warnen

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This also launches the new player experience as well? (cant watch the video so sorry if its in there)

yep stars a character with 2 names from fast and the furious... Actually says this in the vid lol
 

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Looks exciting not played in a while so need to catch up on the story but looks like they are going all out!
 

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Do we know if it comes with a graphics update? It can be assumed that it'll always be using their latest, but anything major mentioned?

I circled back to Destiny on PS4 and was kind of surprised at how mediocre many parts of it look to me now, aliasing, low res textures here and there, fences are bad.

It's not the biggest thing, so don't jump me, just wondering if paying for the DLC comes with any sort of tune up apart from the next gen upgrade.
 
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Do we know if it comes with a graphics update? It can be assumed that it'll always be using their latest, but anything major mentioned?

I circled back to Destiny on PS4 and was kind of surprised at how mediocre many parts of it look to me now, aliasing, low res textures here and there, fences are bad.

It's not the biggest thing, so don't jump me, just wondering if paying for the DLC comes with any sort of tune up apart from the next gen upgrade.

There should be an update to bring the game up to ps5/sex standard sometime in december I think.
 

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There should be an update to bring the game up to ps5/sex standard sometime in december I think.

Yep it was delayed from November 10th to later in the year


Btw, I'm getting a bit sick of Bungie Devs sucking themselves off, "we worked so hard on this, love it....please"

and I'm like yea you also had the gall to release season of the worthy in the state it was in and even as a huge Destiny fan, you kinda burnt us there, you have alot to prove to us fans here and stasis isn't the full picture of what we need
 

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There should be an update to bring the game up to ps5/sex standard sometime in december I think.

I guess my question was - is the base Destiny game seeing any upgrades along with the DLC on the 8th gen consoles, or will graphics upgrades from here on out be limited to the next gen upgrade? I suppose we'll only see when the upgrade is out if anything got back ported.

My PS4 is gone anyways and I'm getting the PS5 so I guess it's mainly academic anyways lol
 

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I guess my question was - is the base Destiny game seeing any upgrades along with the DLC on the 8th gen consoles, or will graphics upgrades from here on out be limited to the next gen upgrade? I suppose we'll only see when the upgrade is out if anything got back ported.

My PS4 is gone anyways and I'm getting the PS5 so I guess it's mainly academic anyways lol

Oh.

Well, graphical upgrades are only for ps5/sex. The game will never run at 60fps on current gen.
 

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I got the PS4 for Bloodborne but a side effect, was playing the Destiny Beta. It got me hooked from Day 1

Its been my 'main game' for 6+ years. Shadowkeep was the first DLC/expansion I did not play at launch... It has it's grip on me again
 
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I haven't played this game since Forsaken (Dec 2018). How hard will it be to jump back in and catch up in level?
 

LordOfChaos

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Oh.

Well, graphical upgrades are only for ps5/sex. The game will never run at 60fps on current gen.

Of course it won't, but major DLCs like The Taken King and I think possibly Forsaken did come with enhancements to the visuals. Not the full next gen patch that'll allow 60fps, of course. Compare year 1 Destiny 1 to its last DLC and they definitely upgrade the engine along the way, I was just wondering if the next few expansions will bring any of that or if graphics improvements will focus on next gen from here.
 

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I haven't played this game since Forsaken (Dec 2018). How hard will it be to jump back in and catch up in level?

Not hard at all. I skipped quite a few seasons and you can level up to whatever the current soft cap is with blue drops very quickly. Maybe took me a couple days to go from 750ish to 1000.

Of course it won't, but major DLCs like The Taken King and I think possibly Forsaken did come with enhancements to the visuals. Not the full next gen patch that'll allow 60fps, of course. Compare year 1 Destiny 1 to its last DLC and they definitely upgrade the engine along the way, I was just wondering if the next few expansions will bring any of that or if graphics improvements will focus on next gen from here.

I would expect that the next-gen patch (in addition to 60fps, 4k, FoV slider) will also get improved textures and effects to match ultra PC.

Also I remember recently seeing something (possibly a weekly update post or Vidoc) about bringing existing locations up to the new graphical standard of Forsaken so anything new and locations that are brought back from the vault will get that graphical overhaul.
 

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looks good but this team really needs to learn how to compress information

and holy fuck how many times am i gonna have to pay for more content
 

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I haven't played this game since Forsaken (Dec 2018). How hard will it be to jump back in and catch up in level?
Levels are basically pointless for 75% of the content these days, and leveling goes super fast until you hit whatever the new soft cap is. Should be easy to jump back in. Plus a lot of the content is free to play now, so you could jump in and start leveling up without dropping a dime. I've been playing casually all year without buying any of the seasons. I'll be getting this expansion though, and jumping back in on the PS5. Looking forward to that first iron banner with 60fps.
 

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I guess my question was - is the base Destiny game seeing any upgrades along with the DLC on the 8th gen consoles, or will graphics upgrades from here on out be limited to the next gen upgrade? I suppose we'll only see when the upgrade is out if anything got back ported.

My PS4 is gone anyways and I'm getting the PS5 so I guess it's mainly academic anyways lol

I think that every time they add a new location or planet the graphics have bumped up a little at least for the environments, I assume some of those enhancements will still be perceptible on the old systems.
 
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Great vid. Didn’t expect the Vidoc to drop today.

Still a bit salty about next gen patches being delayed a month... but Destiny 2 is the best next gen launch game of all time


I think that every time they add a new location or planet the graphics have bumped up a little at least for the environments, I assume some of those enhancements will still be perceptible on the old systems.

Sorta. Europa has dynamic weather systems and its improved lighting model is being reworked into the two remaining vanilla Destiny 2 locations.
 
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Warnen

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Cosmodrome brought back so many feels....


Can’t wait!
 

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I got the PS4 for Bloodborne but a side effect, was playing the Destiny Beta. It got me hooked from Day 1

Its been my 'main game' for 6+ years. Shadowkeep was the first DLC/expansion I did not play at launch... It has it's grip on me again

Been my main game for the PS4 generation as well, one of the reasons I'm considering just going with the all digital PS5. I have such a huge digital backlog because of playing Destiny all generation.
 

Warnen

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Been my main game for the PS4 generation as well, one of the reasons I'm considering just going with the all digital PS5. I have such a huge digital backlog because of playing Destiny all generation.

yeah D1 and D2 were my most played ps4 games of the generation by like a factor of 10, jumped to xbox then pc when cross save went active last year but it was a great ride.
 
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I just bought the deluxe edition. I couldn't fight the temptation I love Destiny even though i haven't played since February. I've been begging my friends to get on or at least try it.

I just wish they'd make some of there past stuff free that's the only way I'm getting my friends on, and i mean up to at least forsaken, and 12$ for shadow keep.
 

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the game desperately needs crossplay. It's a social game. A lot of new players have been streaming in

If every 'competitive' FPS can do it, Destiny can do it.

I recall Bungie stating in the Beyond Light reveal video from a few months ago that crossplay is something they are looking to implement in 2021
 
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I recall Bungie stating in the Beyond Light reveal video from a few months ago that crossplay is something they are looking to implement in 2021

yeah last year was cross save, this year cross gen, next should be cross everything. Sure they can do it.

Still holding out hope for a switch port....

Maybe on the switch pro?:messenger_halo:
 
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yeah last year was cross save, this year cross gen, next should be cross everything. Sure they can do it.

Still holding out hope for a switch port....

Maybe on the switch pro?:messenger_halo:

I have no doubt it's just a simple press of a button for Bungie to turn it on at this point. Just a matter of getting whichever platform holder that is holding out (probably Sony) to give the thumbs up.

Yea a Switch port would definitely need to wait for Switch Pro, especially with next-gen consoles moving to 60 fps. It just wouldn't feel good going between 4k60 and whatever switch would need to run it at now, probably 540p30 lol. But I would love to be able to knock out some bounties or whatever from bed.
 
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Was Osiris really just going to die to a single knight, while we were standing around ineffectual?

What a bitch.
 

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Question, i havnt played since Warmind , to jump back in, what would I need to buy? Just Beyond Light?