‘Destiny 2’ Release Date, Plot, News & Update: Sequel to Arrive in 2017; PC Version Confirmed

By Tim Armstrong , Updated Oct 13, 2016 07:08 AM EDT

The upcoming sequel of the online-only first-person shooter video game, "Destiny," has been a subject of numerous reports and speculations all over the Internet. Ever since the release of the first installment, fans and critics have been predicting for a second title to come out anytime soon. Although game developer Bungie and publisher Activision have continued to stay mum with regard to the development and release of "Destiny 2," reports are circulating that it will finally come out in 2017.

What's interesting is that Bungie is said to be planning on bringing "Destiny 2" to a PC platform enable to reach newer audience. When the original game came out, fans were pretty disappointed that it was only available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

The report came after an alleged source who claims that someone who works for Activision told him that the company is planning to launch a PC version of "Destiny 2." There are reports suggesting that Activision-owned Vicarious Visions studio is also going to help with the development of the new game. There are speculations that the production has already started; however, these rumors must be taken with a grain of salt until the company decides to make an official announcement.

According to industry experts, Bungie is thinking about making "Destiny 2" a new game instead of making it an extension of the original title. If rumors prove to be true, fans will certainly have to forget the previous plot and characters as the company will definitely come up with new ones. Apparently, the game developer will pattern the next installment to "Diablo 2," where the game was almost completely different from the original title.

Meanwhile, reports are also circulating that "Destiny 2" might come out as a full open world and MMO game as Bungie is said to fulfill the request of the players. However, this has yet to be confirmed and until the company makes it official, fans must take it with a pinch of salt.

Stay tuned for more news and updates about "Destiny 2."

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