Developer Bungie has released the Destiny official Beta trailer, screens as well as new details about the Collector’s Edition.
Here is what the developer had to say about the Beta:
The Destiny Beta is your first step on the path to adventure, beginning July 17th on PlayStation and July 23rd on Xbox. Explore the vast expanses of the world of Destiny, fight through riveting story missions, strike deep within enemy strongholds alongside a fireteam, or compete for glory against your fellow Guardians in the action-packed competitive multiplayer.
Take a look at the official Destiny Beta trailer below:
Here are some more details:
- The Beta begins first for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 at 10:00am PDT on July 17
- The Beta begins for Xbox One and Xbox 360 at 10:00am PDT on July 23
- The Beta will be offline for scheduled maintenance on July 21 – July 22 and open back up to pre-order participants across all platforms until 11:59pm PDT on July 27
Destiny will also have two collector’s edition in the form of the Limited Edition($99.99), and the Ghost Edition ($149.99), both of which will include:
- Limited edition SteelBook Case and Game Disc
- Guardian Folio, which includes Arms & Armament Field Guide, postcards from the Golden Age and an antique Star Chart
- Collector’s Edition Digital Content Pack, which includes unique Ghost casing, exclusive player emblem, exclusive player ship variant
- Destiny Expansion Pass, which includes access to two expansion coming post-launch
In addition, the Ghost Edition will come with 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
The post-launch expansions will contain story missions, co-op activities and multiplayer maps, new weapons, armour and gear. Each pack will cost $19.99 individually, or $34.99 for the Expansion Pass. Only the expansion names have been revealed, with no date as of yet:
- Expansion I: The Dark Below – set deep beneath the surface of the Moon, 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
Finally, take a look at new screenshots:
The Destiny Beta starts July 17 and the game is slated to release September 9.