Gamescom 2014: Destiny Is GameStop's Most Preordered New IP Ever, First Expansion Launching In December

"Destiny is on track to deliver a tremendous gaming experience," GameStop says; expansion The Dark Below gets a release date.


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Bungie's upcoming shared-world shooter Destiny is the most preordered new IP in GameStop's history, Activision and GameStop announced today during Sony's briefing at Gamescom in Germany.

"With the launch of Activision's Destiny just around the corner, our GameStop associates are working diligently to prepare for what is currently our highest pre-ordered new IP in history," said Bob Puzon, GameStop senior vice president of merchandising. "Based on the consumer excitement we are encountering in our stores every day, Destiny is on track to deliver a tremendous gaming experience."

Bungie also showed off a new trailer for Destiny today during Sony's Gamecom briefing (above) and revealed some details about the game's PlayStation-exclusive content, saying the Exodus Blue map will be available to PlayStation players as a timed-exclusive. It was also revealed today that Destiny's first expansion, The Dark Below, will be available in December across all platforms.

Sony's Gamescom briefing recently wrapped up. If you missed it, you can read a recap of our liveblog.

Destiny launches September 9 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.

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