SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bungie, High Moon Studios, and Activision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), revealed today that Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection will release worldwide on September 4 and is now available for pre-order. Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection will feature an all-in-one experience, offering players access to all of Destiny 2’s premium content and updates to date in one place, available on PlayStation®4, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, and PC. The PC version will be available exclusively on Battle.net®, Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed online-gaming platform.
At a suggested retail price of $59.99, the Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection includes Destiny 2, Destiny 2: Expansion I: Curse of Osiris, Destiny 2: Expansion II: Warmind, and Destiny 2: Forsaken, the largest and most transformative expansion to the Destiny 2 experience yet. At launch, the Legendary Collection will also include a character boost that allows players the option to jump right to the latest adventure, Forsaken. For those wanting to experience Destiny 2 and its current expansions immediately, a pre-purchase of the digital Legendary Collection includes the ability to play the game right away.
In Forsaken, players take justice into their own hands as they pursue vengeance for fallen mentor, the Hunter Vanguard Cayde-6. Over the course of this adventure, players will have the opportunity to explore new regions, unlock new abilities, earn a wealth of powerful new weapons, and discover lost Awoken secrets. Players who pre-order Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection today will receive a suite of special rewards to commemorate the last stand of one of the most memorable characters from the game. Cayde’s Exotic Stash pre-order bonus includes a unique exotic weapon ornament for his iconic Ace of Spaces hand cannon, Cayde’s ship, an exotic gunslinger-themed emote, and shaders of Cayde to decorate any piece of armor with his colors.
"Perfect for players joining the Destiny 2 universe or one of the veterans seeking revenge for Cayde-6, the Legendary Collection gives players access to all the great Destiny 2 content in one place,” said Byron Beede, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Destiny at Activision. He added, “With secrets to discover, and an epic hunt at the forefront, Destiny 2: Forsaken is a great chapter to jump into the Destiny story.”
Also available is the Destiny 2: Forsaken – Complete Collection, which offers the comprehensive Destiny 2: Forsaken experience for new, returning, and veteran players, and includes the Destiny 2: Forsaken Annual Pass*. Delivering to players more of what they want more frequently, the Annual Pass will include a regular stream of post launch content. Annual Pass holders will have access to three premium content drops, the Black Armory coming Winter 2018, Joker’s Wild in Spring 2019, and Penumbra in Summer of 2019.
Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection and Destiny 2: Forsaken – Complete Collection are rated T for Teen by the ESRB. Destiny 2: Forsaken – Complete Collection will be available at a suggested retail price of $99.99. At launch, PlayStation gamers will also get access to exclusive content for Forsaken, which includes an exclusive ship, an exotic weapon, armor sets, and a Strike, all timed exclusive until at least Fall 2019. For more information on the Legendary Collection and Complete Collection, please visit: http://destinythegame.com/buy?section=collection.
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*Content in the Forsaken Annual Pass may be sold separately. The Destiny 2: Forsaken Annual Pass content and rewards to be delivered between launch of Destiny 2: Forsaken and August 31, 2019.
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