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Destiny: Over 22 Million Unique Characters Created To-Date

As 2014 draws to a close, Bungie provides new insight about the player community

By Scott Lowe on December 19, 2014 Communications Manager, Activision
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It’s hard to believe that Destiny made its debut a little more than three months ago, but as 2014 draws to a close, Bungie has shared new insights about the Destiny community and the staggering scope and scale of their combined efforts battling the darkness.

In a new post to, the team has revealed that over 22 million unique characters have been created in Destiny, spanning an astonishing 872 million hours played. For context, Bungie has calculated that the number of Guardians created in Destiny could exceed the population of New York City and Los Angeles combined. What’s more, it estimated that the Curiosity Rover could make 100,000 trips to Mars in the total time spent playing Destiny to-date.

To see more of Bungie’s year-end stats, as well as some personal reflections from the developers, check out the post on Also, be sure to follow @Bungie and @DestinyTheGame on Twitter.


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