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Exclusive new Destiny 2 Twitch Prime loot leaked for 2020

Published: 28/Jan/2020 23:03

by Bill Cooney


Destiny 2 and Twitch are teaming up again in 2020 to bring players exclusive loot in the game, and now all of the offerings for 2020 have officially been leaked following an early announcement from the streaming site itself.

News of the Destiny 2 Twitch Prime bundle was broken by video games journalist Paul Tassi, after Twitch themselves revealed details about the loot in a tweet on January 28.

Shortly after releasing the tweet it was deleted, but that came too late to keep the news from getting to the Destiny 2 community, thanks in part to Tassi.

In addition to the news about the bundle, information about what exactly what items would be coming to Destiny in 2020 for Twitch Prime players was leaked by Twitch affiliate JpDeathBlade.

According to Destiny’s official Twitter, each Prime drop will come with rewards ranging from Exotic weapons, Ghosts, ships, Sparrows, emotes, and weapon ornaments from previous seasons.

So, while the new drops won’t offer players anything brand new, it will give more recent Destiny converts the chance to collect items that were previously only available to veteran players.

There are 24 items included in the Twitch Prime Destiny 2 drops for 2020, and players will receive four items per drop, per month.

After some quick maths, this comes out to four free Destiny 2 items for Twitch Prime members for six months, from February to July 2020.

Some Destiny players are disappointed that there isn’t a new exotic available for Twitch Prime subscribers, but newer players seem happy with the chance to earn items that were previously only available to veteran players.

The new Twitch Prime bundles will give new Destiny players a chance to catch up to the veterans.

Of course, in order to claim Twitch Prime loot you’ll need a Prime subscription, and your Amazon Prime account must be linked to your Twitch account if it isn’t already. This can be done by visiting the Twitch Prime site and signing into your respective accounts.

Your Twitch Prime account must also be linked to your Destiny 2 account in order to collect loot for the game. This can be done by going to the Connections tab of your settings on Twitch, and following the instructions to link to your Bungie account.


Destiny 2: Trials of Osiris delayed again

Published: 28/Nov/2020 17:04 Updated: 28/Nov/2020 17:12

by Julian Young


Despite the new PVE content released in Beyond Light, the Destiny 2 expansion also led to a delay for the game’s top PVP mode: Trials of Osiris. Originally delayed until November 27, Bungie has once again pushed back the activity’s launch in Beyond Light.

The core of the Destiny franchise has always revolved around one thing: the chase for new loot. Since the release of the original Destiny, developer Bungie has aimed to provide players with interesting and powerful gear to grind for.

While the bulk of content in Destiny has always been PVE-related – Strikes, seasonal activities, and Raids – the franchise has maintained a strong PVP player base as well. For those who spend their time in the Crucible, Trials of Osiris is the top-tier activity to look forward to since its reintroduction in Season of the Worthy.

Following the release of Beyond Light, Destiny 2’s pinnacle PVP activity has now seen not one but two separate delays. The game’s community is once again expressing their frustration with Bungie’s handling of the popular 3v3 mode.

Destiny 2 Beyond Light Stasis Subclasses
Destiny 2’s new Stasis subclasses have been giving players headaches in PVP.

Trials of Osiris delayed again

With the release of Beyond Light, developer Bungie introduced Stasis subclasses into Destiny 2. While most players enjoy the new Darkness-based abilities, the game’s PVP community has been less than thrilled with the performance of Stasis in the Crucible.

Bungie’s first official response to Stasis in PVP came when the developer announced the original delay of Trials only two days after Beyond Light’s release. Then, on November 27 – the same day that Trials of Osiris was supposed to make its debut in Beyond Light – Bungie once again announced a delay in the mode’s release via their support account on Twitter.

While Bungie community manager dmg04 indicated the delay was due to another Stasis-related issue, players listed off other potential causes including issues with swords in the Crucible, and even a bug that turn players invisible.

Community frustrated with second delay

For some of the Destiny 2 community, patience has run out since the original delay. Many prominent content creators have expressed their frustration regarding Bungie’s handling of Trials in Beyond Light.

Destiny 2 streamers GernaderJake and Gigz, both of whom participate in Trials of Osiris regularly, voiced their concerns with how Bungie is handling the game’s top PVP activity.

GernaderJake stated his belief that there were better ways for Bungie to address the issues instead of simply disabling Trials of Osiris entirely.

Gigz called out the developer for their lack of attention to PVP – something Bungie has specifically mentioned in the past when discussing their design philosophy in regards to the Crucible.

Although many of the responses were negative, some tried to put a more positive spin on things. Destiny 2 YouTuber KackisHD joked that Bungie continues to delay Trials because the game mode’s reward location – The Lighthouse on Mercury – was vaulted when Beyond Light released.

When is Trials coming to Beyond Light?

While Bungie confirmed a return date for Trials of Osiris after the first delay, the developer did not confirm when the mode would make its return in their announcement on November 27.

Players should keep an eye on Bungie’s social media for further updates on the return of Trials.