Bungie has declared how a lot of Destiny 2’s Forsaken growth will be vaulted when the up coming enlargement, The Witch Queen, comes up coming year.
As of 22nd February, 2022, Forsaken’s marketing campaign, the Tangled Shore destination and the bulk of Calendar year 4’s seasonal content – including the lover-favorite Presage and Harbinger missions – will be removed from the activity.
Bungie clarified not all Forsaken’s articles will disappear – with the Dreaming Town spot, Final Desire raid, Shattered Throne dungeon and connected Strikes remaining in the video game – even though Year 4’s Proving Grounds strike and Battlegrounds will remain.
“Vaulting this written content will permit us the space to start The Witch Queen growth and its new Throne Earth location, as very well as new functions like weapon crafting, the new Famous problems marketing campaign choice, the new Glaive weapon archetype, additionally all the added articles we have planned for the four new Seasons to come setting up in February,” Bungie explained in a web site article.
Ahead of the vaulting, Bungie is creating the Forsaken marketing campaign free for all players from 7th December by means of to the Witch Queen’s arrival, and that a ‘Forsaken Pack’ will be created obtainable for players to entry any remaining material – this kind of as Final Would like and Shattered Throne, as effectively as Calendar year 2 Exotics – heading ahead.
In an interview with Eurogamer before this 12 months, standard manager Justin Truman verified designs to vault aspects of Forsaken, pointing to the current confusion with character Uldren (who has a substantial purpose to enjoy in Forsaken) as a purpose to “curate” what stays in Destiny 2.
“I believe in the very same way we you should not want eight raids, it truly is the very same detail with storylines – we don’t want when a new player enters into Destiny, you can find five unique competing storylines that they could get started taking part in and in some of them, Uldren’s a very good male, and in some of them he’s a poor dude, and it truly is not crystal clear if you might be actively playing them out of buy.”
Destiny 2 first started vaulting information in late 2022 with the removing of 5 places, seven strikes, 11 Crucible maps and five raids, with Bungie expressing the strategies served provide “a terrific deal of technological ‘breathing room’ that the staff has devoted to crucial advancements to the Destiny experience”.
The arrival of the ‘content vault’ has observed Bungie reintroduce issues as nicely, with the Cosmodrome and Vault of Glass returning this earlier yr, and designs to provide an additional raid, two Crucible maps from Future 2 and a person other from the primary Destiny to the video game from Yr 5 onwards.