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Destiny 2 Witch Queen expansion reveal: Full live stream

Published: 24/Aug/2021 17:45 Updated: 24/Aug/2021 17:51

by Lauren Bergin

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Bungie have officially spilled all of the details about the upcoming expansion to the Destiny series, Destiny 2: Witch Queen, including info on weapon crafting, glaives and more!

As Destiny 2 continues to expand its ever-growing universe, the Witch Queen marks the sixth chapter in the iconic Bungie story.

Set to end the Light vs Darkness saga once and for all, the August 24 livestream has shown off the prime antagonist herself, Savathûn, sister to Oryx, the Taken King.

During Bungie’s official reveal stream for the title, we’ve got an insight into what the chaotic world of Destiny 2: The Witch Queen will be like.

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Witch Queen trailer

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An early PlayStation store update also showcased the expansion in all its glory ahead of the official livestream.

Accompanied by a selection of screenshots, we see the Queen herself make her debut into the gaming universe alongside a collection of eerie-looking new foes and weapons.

Destiny 2 Witch Queen: New features

Not only are the screenshots worth a look, but also we’ve got the game’s official description. The dialogue promises:

  • A new realm: The Witch Queen’s Throne World
  • Weapon Crafting: with custom shader, mod and stat combinations.
  • Glaives: A new weapon archetype that lets you perform powerful combos, fire insane projectiles and deploy a lifesaving shield.

All of these were also revealed during the August 24 livestream, with Glaives being one of the most highly anticipated additions to the game.

Destiny 2 Witch Queen Glaives
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The all new Glaives will be the perfect addition to your armory.

Destiny 2 Witch Queen: Deluxe Edition

Additionally, the Deluxe Edition of the game will give players a whole host of goodies:

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  • Seasons 16 – 19.
  • Two Year-Five Dungeons
  • Exotic SMG
  • Catalyst ornament
  • Exotic Sparrow.
  • Deluxe Edition preorders: Throne World Exotic Ghost Shell, Enigma Exotic Emote, new emblem.
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Something tells us we don’t want to run into this guy.

Destiny 2: Witch Queen is set to release on February 22, 2022, and will be available across PlayStation 4 & 5, the Xbox One & Series X | S, along with PC and Google Stadia.

After being subject to delays, these snippets are exactly what Destiny fans needed to get themselves back into gear.