Destiny April Update Dated and Detailed

Increased maximum Light, new PVE challenges, and new and updated gear to come in the update.

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Those waiting for Destiny Update 2.2.0 won't have to wait more than a month, as the newly-named "April Update" arrives on April 12 with a number of new things for players.

Developer Bungie announced the date in "This Week at Bungie" on its website. Some details were also given about what players can expect to find when the launches next month.

Destiny players will get new PVE challenges, new and updated gear, and a new quest featuring the Blighted Chalice Strike, among other things. Players can expect to see an increase to their maximum Light and rewards, as well as updates to the Sandbox and Crucible.

Bungie included a picture of three guardians that look a lot like the Taken, though the company did not announce a shader inspired by the Destiny enemies. We'll keep you updated if more information becomes available.

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The April Update is included with the purchase of Destiny: The Taken King and will be available to download on April 12.

Bungie will provide more details on the update over the next three weeks on Twitch. The developer will host livestreams every Wednesday from here until the update's launch. You can see more details on what each livestream will consist of below:

April Update Preview: New Things to Do

  • Wednesday, March 23 at 11 AM Pacific

April Update Preview: New Things to Earn

  • Wednesday, March 30 at 11 AM Pacific

April Update Preview: Sandbox and Crucible Updates

  • Wednesday, April 6 at 11 AM Pacific

You can watch them at Bungie's Twitch channel here.

In other Destiny-related news, Bungie recently released a video on the sounds of Destiny, revealing that the developer shot machine guns and rifles in the desert to capture the audio.

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