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Destiny 2 – Review Roundup

Destiny 2 is now available worldwide, and has delivered the biggest console video game launch week of the year so far! Take a look at what the critics have been saying, and go see for yourself why you should be playing this highly anticipated game.

By Kevin Kelly on September 15, 2017 Editorial Manager
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Destiny 2 has finally landed, punching through the atmosphere and delivering Bungie and Activision’s highly anticipated game to gamers around the world, and gamers have responded! Destiny 2 has delivered the biggest console video game launch week of the year so far, and the PC launch is yet to come.

"With franchise pre-order records broken, and record day-one performance on PlayStation Store, it’s exciting to see engagement at the highest ever week-one concurrency for the franchise. "Destiny 2 is off to a strong start as the #1 console gaming launch week of the year to date," said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision.  "With the PC version yet to ship, Destiny 2 sets the stage for being one of the biggest video game entertainment events of the year."

Bungie CEO, Pete Parsons, said, “We hit some great milestones this week with our community.” He added, “We are blown away that we’ve had eight days in a row in Destiny 2 where we’ve seen more than one-million concurrent players grace our worlds. It’s equal parts inspiring and humbling, and we’re looking forward to showing everyone what’s coming next!”

And it’s not just the players who have been loving Destiny 2. Read on and see what the critics have been saying about the game so far, and then get in here and join us!

"great-feeling first-person shooter gameplay… Shooting monsters in Destiny 2 is even more visually rewarding”IGN

"an enormous step forward… This is a space opera that makes full use of the interactive medium of gaming."Engadget

"Destiny 2 has a cohesive story and far more content to give players a multitude of reasons to keep firing… it’s seriously cool.” British GQ

"a fuller, richer, deeper game in every respect… Destiny 2 is a delight”Empire

"the biggest, most ambitious shooter of the year"Rolling Stone’s Glixel

Destiny 2 is bigger, better, and more beautiful than ever." – GamesRadar+

"…the gameplay itself is so perfectly crafted that it’s impossible to put down…”Metro UK

 “The foundation that's Destiny 2 already feels rock-solid, a refinement and reinforcement of Destiny's best elements in every respect.”Slant Magazine

 "…one of the best games the genre can offer…"Computer Bild Spiele

 “Destiny 2 easily has one of the best presentations in recent gaming memory… Gripping, addictive, and a downright massive game, Bungie’s follow-up to Destiny is bigger and better than I could have hoped for and playing it so far has been an unconditional joy.” – Gaming Trend

Destiny 2 is now available worldwide. Join the fight, Guardians!

For more information about Destiny 2, be sure to check out and follow @DestinyTheGame and @Bungie on Twitter.


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