Swing through a neon-soaked city on Neptune.
Destiny 2: Lightfall key art

Earlier, Bungie showed off the first look at the next Destiny 2 expansion, Lightfall. The new expansion will be out on February 28, 2023 and will be the "penultimate chapter of Destiny 2's Light and Darkness saga." This expansion will obviously continue the overarching story that started back with the original Destiny.

In Lightfall, players will go up against Calus, the former emperor of the Cabal. Oh, and the Pyramid fleet led by the Witness are also there. And where is there? Neptune. Specifically, a neon-soaked city above Neptune called Neomuna.

This city was untouched by the Collapse, so its pristine buildings and neon-filled streets are very different from what players have experienced before. There are new places to explore and new characters to meet, like the Cloud Striders, the superhuman heroes that serve as Neptunians’ last line of defense.
Players will be able to harness the new Strand (thanks, Kojima) subclass. In addition to giving each class an entirely new set of abilities and supers, Strand will also give player access to a grapple hook that will facilitate movement.

Pre-orders for both Lightfall and the Lightfall + Annual Pass combo is currently up at places like Steam, the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, and Epic Games Store. Epic Games Store? Yes, Destiny 2 is now available on the Epic Games Store. Those that claim Destiny 2 on the Epic Games Store by August 30 at 10AM (PT) will also get the Destiny 2: 30th Anniversary Event pack for free.

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Also, there is crossover between Destiny 2, Fortnite, and Fall Guys.

Fortnite players will be able to customize their characters with new Outfits depicting iconic Destiny characters Commander Zavala, Ikora Rey, and the Exo Stranger, along with new Destiny-themed Cosmetics including Back Blings, Pickaxes, and Sparrow Gliders. The Destiny-themed Cosmetics will be available in the Fortnite Item Shop later today at 5 PM Pacific.

Additionally, players will be able to experience a new Fortnite Island inspired by the classic Crucible map Javelin-4 from Destiny 2, developed by creator team PWR using Fortnite’s Creative toolset. More than just a remake, the Island also features “Control mode”-style gameplay, complete with unique weapons and ultimate abilities. The Fortnite Island is live right now.

Further, Fall Guys players will be able to descend on the Blunderdome with Destiny-themed Costumes beginning September 17, including Titan-, Hunter-, and Warlock-themed outfits, a new “Spicy Ramen” celebration, and other accessories.

Three new Fortnite-themed ornament sets will be available in Destiny 2 starting today, featuring a classic outfit design from the Battle Royale for each Destiny class:
  • Black Knight-themed Knightly Noire Titan ornament
  • Drift-themed Painted Kitsune Warlock ornament
  • Oblivion-themed Eternal Vengeance Hunter ornament
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Also, Season of Plunder launched today. In this new season, players will chase down the Kell of Darkness, Eramis, who is now searching the galaxy for powerful relics. To go against her, Guardians will form a crew of space pirates, that will plunder lost treasures. The Arc 3.0 subclass revamp is also now live with this new Season.

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New Activities: Set off on swashbuckling quests in brand-new activities full of high adventure and non-stop action:
  • Ketchcrash: Engage in ship-to-ship combat to stop Eramis and her pirate crew from wreaking chaos across the galaxy in this new 6-player matchmade offensive.
  • Expedition: Assemble treasure maps, dig for treasure, and get it back to your ship all while fending off enemy pirate crews in this three-player activity.
  • Pirate Hideouts: Swashbuckle through weekly missions and relieve pirate lords of powerful relics hidden within their hideouts.
Arc 3.0: Harness the awesome power of the retooled Arc 3.0 subclass. Guardians can now use Aspects and Fragments to customize their Arc playstyle and bring the thunder with powerful new abilities for each class.

Gift of the Thunder Gods: New Guardians can get quickly caught up with the new Gift of the Thunder Gods, a free time-limited chest full of gear designed to help players quickly level up and get ready for adventure in Season of Plunder. Available to all players, the chest includes two Exotic and ten Legendary items and can be claimed in the H.E.L.M. area in game.
Finally, the old Destiny raid, King's Fall, is coming to Destiny 2 this week. This was the raid that was first introduced in The Taken King expansion. The full raid launches on Friday, August 26 and is free to everyone to access.

Oh, and if you haven't played Destiny 2 at all, Bungie is giving everyone a week to play the Shadowkeep, Beyond Light, and The Witch Queen expansions for free. Just download the game on literally any platform and you have access.