‘Destiny 2’ Release Date, News & Update: PC Version Confirmed? Sequel to Feature New Weapons, Skills & Characters? More Gameplay Details Revealed

By Tim Armstrong , Updated Nov 01, 2016 09:19 AM EDT

The much awaited release of "Destiny 2" has become a favorite subject of numerous rumors and speculations all over the Internet. The sequel of 2014's online-only first-person shooter video game is now one of the most highly anticipated game titles that are expected to arrive in 2017. According to the latest reports, game developer Bungie and publisher Activision have allegedly confirmed the release date of "Destiny 2."

In a report by Gamerant, although the game developer has yet to provide the release date specifics of "Destiny 2," Bungie is said to have confirmed that the upcoming title will arrive sometime in 2017. It was previously revealed by the company a couple of years ago that the sequel will come out next year; however, no reports since then regarding its launching have been mentioned by the people behind the franchise. The current reconfirmation by Bungie is definitely giving the fans something to hope for.

According to the latest report, "Destiny 2" will be handled by Luke Smith, who has received critical success on his directing work for "The Taken King." The director had also worked as a lead designer for "Vault of Glass," which is also an expansion for the first installment, "Destiny." Many fans are definitely happy to hear that Smith is going to be the director of the much awaited sequel.

Meanwhile, according to a report by The Gamers Drop, there are speculations suggesting that "Destiny 2" might be set in another planet. According to the publication the gameplay of the sequel might feature the planet Mars, where the "The Taken King" expansion could be a transition to such rumor.

In another report by Trusted Reviews, "Destiny 2" might come out as an amplified version of the first installment, where players can enjoy new weapons, skills and game mechanics. There are also rumors suggesting that "Destiny 2" might have a PC version, which will come out together with the console version. However, these reports have yet to be confirmed by the people behind the franchise. Stay tuned for more news and updates about the development and release of "Destiny 2."

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