Bungie officially delays Destiny 2's The Final Shape expansion

by Danny Craig  · 
Bungie officially delays Destiny 2's The Final Shape expansion

Bungie has announced that the next Destiny 2 expansion, The Final Shape, has been delayed in order to allow for more development time.

The details:

  • In a message posted to its website, the game’s development team confirmed that The Final Shape will no longer be released in February, instead being pushed back to June 4 in order to "deliver an even bigger and bolder vision" for the conclusion of the current Destiny saga.

  • With the delay came an update on the developer's release schedule to tide players over until June, confirming that Season of the Wish will still run from tomorrow until February, but that additional content will be added after that point. This includes weekly progression-based quests, Guardian Games, Moments of Triumph, and Into the Light, a free two-month content update designed to prepare players for the events of the upcoming expansion.

  • Reports of a delay first surfaced following major layoffs at Bungie, which affected many veteran staff members, including soundtrack composer Michael Salvatori. Marathon, the company's extraction shooter reboot, was also rumored to be delayed until 2025, and while Bungie has yet to comment on this rumor, it's likely true.

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