Destiny 2‘s huge Past Gentle growth is stay immediately, and meaning it is time for some very lengthy patch notes for what’s technically and formally often known as Future 2 replace 3.0.0.
A lot of the excessive factors of the replace have already been covered, so there are not any huge surprises to be discovered: Orbs of Gentle are actually Orbs of Energy, login screens and full-screen menus now have darkish backgrounds, there are new distributors within the Tower, and The Moutaintop, amongst different pinnacle weapons, is being closely nerfed. That final improvement left our resident Destinysmith Tim Clark feeling somewhat unhappy, regardless that he acknowledged that it is most likely essential.
“Given how sturdy Mountaintop and several other different of the pinnacles had been, it is no shock that Bungie gave up on attempting to stability them,” he wrote in his latest ode to the defanged grenade launcher. “As an alternative, with Past Gentle the sport is introducing a system that ‘sunsets’ all legendary weapons based on the season they had been launched.
“Regardless, Future is at its greatest when the sandbox is stunning you, making you consider your loadout and encounters in numerous methods. In a sport that is essentially about chasing loot, I mourn the loss of life of the pinnacles. Essentially, they had been cool.”
We additionally lately spoke with Bungie 2 creative director Luke Smith on why Future 2 is what it’s, and what Bungie can (and might’t) do about that because it carries on into the longer term—an attention-grabbing dialog should you’ve ever puzzled why Future 2 continues to thrive whereas different looter-shooters have fallen by the wayside.
As for the complete Future 2: Past Gentle patch notes, you possibly can dive into these at bungie.net.