December 9, 2022

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Destiny 2’s next-gen update puts a brilliant new expansion in the best possible light

Following the Christmas break, I can’t stop playing Destiny 2. My love for Bungie’s genre-defining shooter has been on and off since the original’s arrival in 2014, usually coming and going when friends and colleagues do – and for some time I’ve been the last one standing on the Eurogamer team.

2020 was an interesting year for the game, with a sense that Bungie struggled to find its feet post-Activision and in making the transition to free-to-play and a seasonal model work, but it’s come out the other side in the best shape for years.

The foundation for this is November’s Beyond Light expansion, introducing the stunning new setting of Titan’s moon Europa, which combines vast, frozen wastes with mysterious underground facilities composed of spawning, glossy corridors.

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