Publisher Activision, Bungie developer Bungie release 2017 format Xbox One
Destiny arrived in 2014 amid a barrage of hype: Bungie’s big idea after handing over Halo’s reins to 343 Industries promised to change the face of gaming by introducing the online-only multiplayer FPS. But, as now seems common with the gamesas-a-service genre it helped spawn, setting singleplayer and multiplayer shooting in a persistent universe, it really only gelled when its second iteration arrived. With consummate stylishness,
Destiny2 combines a buttery-smooth control system with jaw-dropping visuals, a decent story, a full complement of distinctive alien enemies and a treasure trove of compelling PvP and PvE modes. It achieved even greater heights with the Forsaken DLC. We’re still playing it and loving it more than ever.