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Destiny 2: Forsaken (Xbox One, PS4, PC) Release Date / Pre-Order Guide (US)
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Destiny 2: Forsaken is the online shooter's big year-two expansion. It launches on September 4 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Just like The Taken King for the original Destiny, Forsaken is a major new piece of content that you'll have to buy separately even if you purchased Destiny 2's expansion pass. In fact, you can even buy a new "annual pass" to pre-order three additional content releases that will come out following Destiny 2: Forsaken.
Forsaken's story will bring players back to the Reef to fight off a group of powerful enemies who broke out of the Prison of Elders. The expansion also introduces a number of changes to Destiny 2, including a new mode called Gambit, as well as major changes to weapons, mods, and Masterworks. The overall goal is to give players more reasons to keep playing once they reach the endgame. We now know exactly when the DLC and its patch go live, although a major pre-DLC 2.0 update has already been released.
If you're ready to pre-order Destiny 2: Forsaken, you'll probably want to know what your options are. We've gathered all the info you need below.
Destiny 2: Forsaken Pre-Order Bonus
If you pre-order Destiny 2: Forsaken at participating retailers, you'll receive Cayde's Exotic Stash. It contains the following items.
- Ace of Spades Last Hand Exotic Ornament
- Queen of Hearts Exotic Ship
- Standoff Exotic Emote
- Shades of Cayde-6 Armor Shaders
Destiny 2: Forsaken Legendary Collection
This version of the game is the complete package. It comes with Destiny 2, Expansion I: Curse of Osiris, Expansion II: Warmind, and Destiny 2: Forsaken. If you don't have Destiny 2 yet, this is the version you'll want to buy.
- Amazon -- $60 -- PS4 | Xbox One | PC
- GameStop -- $60 -- PS4 | Xbox One | PC
- Microsoft Store -- $60 -- Xbox One
- PlayStation Store -- $60 -- PS4
In order to play any of the versions of Destiny 2: Forsaken below, you already need to own Destiny 2 and Expansions I and II. The core game and expansions are not included in the following packages.
Destiny 2: Forsaken Standard Edition
The standard edition comes with the Forsaken expansion and nothing else. Here's where you can pre-order the standard edition right now.
- Amazon -- $40 -- PS4
- Battle.net -- $40 -- PC
- GameStop -- $40 -- Xbox One
- Microsoft Store -- $40 -- Xbox One
- PlayStation Store -- $40 -- PS4
Destiny 2: Forsaken Annual Pass
This purchase does not include the Forsaken expansion. Instead, it offers standalone access to everything included in the annual pass. That means you get bonus rewards, as well as three "premium content releases" expected to arrive in winter 2018, spring 2019, and summer 2019.
Destiny 2: Forsaken + Annual Pass
This version comes with the Forsaken expansion, plus the annual pass.
- Amazon -- $70 -- PS4
- Battle.net -- $70 -- PC
- GameStop -- $70 -- Xbox One
- Microsoft Store -- $70 -- Xbox One
- PlayStation Store -- $70 -- PS4
Destiny 2: Forsaken Digital Deluxe Edition
The digital deluxe edition comes with the Forsaken expansion, the annual pass, and the Awoken Legend Set, which includes Wrath Majestic Legendary Bow Ornament, Dirge Paladin Emblem, and Vestian Ghost Shell.
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