Bungie announce next Phase in Destiny 2 as well as new game Marathon
Bungie has made two exciting announcements today, first revealing that actor Nathan Fillion will be reprising his beloved role as Cayde-6 in the Destiny Universe. Fans caught a glimpse of the legendary Hunter in a teaser video for the upcoming Destiny 2 expansion, Destiny 2: The Final Shape.
The culmination of Destiny’s epic Light & Darkness Saga, which has spanned a remarkable ten-year journey, is drawing near. Bungie has scheduled the Destiny Showcase event for August 22nd, where they will unveil the first details of what players can expect in The Final Shape expansion.
The Destiny community can look forward to the Destiny Showcase event as a pivotal moment in the game’s evolution, where the destiny of the Guardians and the universe itself will be unveiled in Destiny 2: The Final Shape.
Bungie also unveiled their highly anticipated next project: Marathon, a thrilling sci-fi extraction shooter. This marks Bungie’s first entirely new endeavour since 2014’s Destiny, showcasing their commitment to pushing boundaries.
Marathon will offer full cross save and cross play functionalities, allowing players to connect seamlessly across platforms. While no official release date has been announced, Bungie treated fans to the game’s inaugural CGI trailer, offering a tantalizing glimpse into the captivating world of Marathon and its distinct visual style.
Set on the enigmatic planet of Tau Ceti IV, Marathon is a PvP-focused extraction shooter where players assume the roles of “Runners,” cybernetic mercenaries purposefully designed to withstand the planet’s hostile environments. As they embark on their journey, players will brave the remnants of the lost colony that once thrived on Tau Ceti’s surface. They can venture alone or join forces in crews of three, embarking on quests to discover mysterious alien artifacts and valuable loot. Along the way, they will uncover new weapons and gear to enhance their arsenal.
Marathon General Manager Scott Taylor expressed his enthusiasm for this remarkable milestone, emphasizing how Marathon draws inspiration from Bungie’s renowned legacy while boldly forging ahead into the future. With over 30 years of experience in crafting exceptional worlds and innovative PvP experiences, Bungie aims to deliver an unparalleled gaming experience that defies expectations and showcases their unwavering dedication.
Christopher Barrett, Marathon’s Game Director, highlighted the immense creativity and excitement surrounding the game’s development at Bungie. The team is fully committed to crafting a PvP-focused gameplay experience brimming with tension and exhilaration. Set in a persistent and dynamically evolving online world, Marathon’s rich narrative will unfold across seasons, ensuring that players’ actions carry weight and shape the game’s ongoing story.
Marathon signifies a pivotal chapter in Bungie’s journey, combining their storied legacy with their forward-thinking vision. As players eagerly await further details and the official launch, the anticipation for Marathon continues to grow within the passionate Bungie community.
As we eagerly await more updates, we invite to you to share your thoughts and theories regarding Bungie’s momentous announcements. What aspect of Destiny 2: The Final Shape has you the most thrilled? What do you predict for the mysterious universe of Marathon? Engage in a lively discussion in the comments section below or hop over to our Gaming.Buzz Community Discord. Join forces with fellow guardians and Runners as we look at every detail and theory. Let the games commence!