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Destiny 2: Beyond Light Preorders: Next-Gen Upgrades, Special Editions, And More
Destiny 2: Beyond Light preorders are available now, and between the different editions and versions, you've got a few options to consider.
Destiny 2 is heading into its fourth year, and it's about to kick things off with a major expansion. Beyond Light is the next big DLC for the RPG shooter, and it releases November 10. With it comes a new campaign and location as well as many smaller changes that will shape Destiny 2 for the next year. Beyond Light is currently available to preorder on PS4, Xbox One, Steam, and Stadia. If you're thinking of picking up the next-gen consoles--the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S--then you'll be happy to know the game will upgrade for free when Beyond Light releases.
Season of Arrivals kicked off 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. The expansion introduces a new elemental power, Stasis, and a brand-new six-person raid in the Deep Stone Crypt underneath the frozen tundra.
There are also a number of expansions planned for the years to come. Witch Queen is set for 2021, while Lightfall will launch in 2022. According to Bungie, the next expansions will mark the beginning of a new era in Destiny. If you don't quite remember how we got here, a recent Beyond Light story trailer gave us a quick recap for why players will travel to Europa in Beyond Light.
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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