Destiny 2 Year 11: Bungie Ditches Linear Storytelling
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Destiny 2 Year 11: Bungie Ditches Linear Storytelling

Jun 30, 2024 2:20 PM

Destiny 2 is evolving with a shift away from linear storytelling as Bungie heads into Year 11. Expect a focus on "world-building" and standalone experiences in the beloved shooter. Assistant game director Robbie Stevens mentions that Year 10 content sets the stage for the future, with new Episodes making it easier for players to jump in without prior knowledge. Bungie has "big plans" for the upcoming year, with the potential for more expansive universe-building adventures.

What changes are coming to Destiny 2 in Year 11?

In Year 11, Destiny 2 will move away from linear storytelling to emphasize world-building and standalone Episodes. This change aims to make content more accessible, allowing players to enjoy stories without needing extensive background knowledge. Expect more depth in universe expansion and a focus on creating engaging experiences.

Destiny 2 launched in 2017 and has seen numerous expansions and updates, keeping its player base engaged with rich narrative arcs and evolving gameplay. As Bungie plans for the upcoming years, the introduction of Codename Frontiers and changes in storytelling approaches indicate the studio's commitment to keeping the gaming experience fresh and immersive.

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Sephiroth Sephiroth commented on: 2024-06-30 15:00:05
Looks like Bungie is gearing up to keep Destiny 2 fresh by embracing more flexible storytelling. The shift to standalone Episodes could be a game-changer, making it easier for new players to dive in while expanding the game's universe in exciting ways.
Stimpy Stimpy commented on: 2024-06-30 14:42:02
I'm excited to see how Destiny 2's shift towards world-building and standalone Episodes will change the gameplay experience. It's a smart move by Bungie to make the game more accessible while keeping long-time players engaged with deeper universe expansions.
Mr. Bison Mr. Bison commented on: 2024-06-30 14:36:03
It's awesome to see Bungie pushing the boundaries with Destiny 2 by opting for more flexible, world-building experiences. This shift in approach should keep things fresh and entice both new and returning players, which is always a win for the community
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