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Destiny 2: Beyond Light, the next major expansions for Bungie’s shooter-MMO is out November 10, bringing with it a new era for the game. The expansion includes a new campaign, location, and tons of smaller changes to an already huge game. Beyond Light is available to preorder on PS4, Xbox One, Steam, and Stadia, and is coming to Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 as well. As always, there are a number of different editions to get.
Season 11, called Season of Arrivals, kicked off in Destiny 2 back in June, continuing the story of the Guardians in their ongoing battle to save humanity. The chain of events in Season 11 will lead into the upcoming expansion. As a new power emerges from the ancient pyramid ship above Europa, Jupiter’s frozen moon, the Guardians will be called to investigate its harsh frontier, infiltrate the Golden Age Braytech facility, and discover its secrets in Beyond Light. The expansion introduces a new elemental power, Stasis, and a brand-new six-person raid in the Deep Stone Crypt underneath the frozen tundra.
The livestream also confirmed the next major expansions that will come after Beyond Light. Witch Queen will arrive in 2021, while Lightfall will launch in 2022. The next expansions will mark the beginning of a new era in Destiny, according to Bungie.
Bungie also announced Destiny 2 will be coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. If you purchase Destiny 2: Beyond Light on Xbox One, it’ll be available on Xbox Series X for free because of Xbox Smart Delivery. PS4 purchases will also upgrade to PS5 for free.
Ready to preorder Destiny 2: Beyond Light? Check out its various editions and preorder bonuses below.
Destiny 2: Beyond Light preorder bonuses
Anyone who preorders Destiny 2: Beyond Light will get instant access to a special Exotic Ghost Shell, Legendary Emblem, and other bonus items.
The Beyond Light expansion on its own is available to preorder for $40, and you’ll get the aforementioned preorder bonuses.
Bungie is also offering a bundle with Destiny 2: Beyond Light and access to Season 12 content along with the Stranger’s Weapon Pack, including the No Time to Explain Exotic Pulse Rifle and Catalyst.
The Digital Deluxe Edition for Destiny 2: Beyond Light gets you the expansion and a full year of seasonal content along with other various bonuses. The Digital Deluxe Edition will be available on all platforms.
- Destiny 2: Beyond Light expansion + year of seasonal content (four seasons)
- With preorder: Exotic Rimed Ghost Shell and Legendary Emblem
- Freeze Tag Exotic Emote
- No Time to Explain Exotic Pulse Rifle with Exotic Catalyst and Ornament
- Any Other Sky Exotic Sparrow
Destiny 2: Beyond Light is also getting a Collector’s Edition, but it’s only available directly from the Bungie Store. It comes with everything in the Digital Deluxe edition as well as even more bonuses, and it’s available for $200. If you want the collector’s edition on its own without the game code, it’s available separately for $130. Unfortunately, all versions of this edition are currently sold out, but it’ll hopefully get restocked before launch.
- Destiny 2: Beyond Light Digital Deluxe edition (digital code only)
- Die-Cast Splinter of Darkness Replica with lights
- Europa Explorer’s Bag
- Europa Exploration Canteen
- Mysterious Logbook
- Plus other discoveries from Europa
If you want a Destiny 2 collectible to add to your shelf, the Destiny 2: Beyond Light Stranger edition includes a 10-inch Stranger statue along with the Beyond Light Digital Deluxe edition. It’s available to preorder for $130 at GameStop for PS4 and Xbox One, and for PC at the Bungie store. It’s currently sold out on consoles, but you can still pick it up for PC.
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