The first gameplay trailer for Destiny 2: The Witch Queen premiered on the Destiny 2 Showcase occasion shortly after the sport’s first cinematic trailer was proven. By the appears of it, gamers will probably be going through challenges not like any they’ve confronted earlier than. Savathun, the towering Witch Queen, has gotten ahold of an influence thought unobtainable by the Hive and Guardians might want to make use of new strategies–and weapons–to fight this new risk.
The gameplay trailer primarily takes place throughout the Witch Queen’s throne world, the place highly effective entities like herself make the foundations. Not solely will Guardians must navigate this harmful new space, however Savathun has additionally by some means harnessed the Light, and is utilizing it to create her personal Hive Guardians. This creates a slew of latest issues for humanity, so to fight this risk, a brand new glaive weapon is being launched.
The glaive, which is a protracted pole with a pointy blade on the finish, might be seen in motion within the Destiny 2 trailer. Audiences may even get a preview of Hive Guardians and their powers, which look like altered variations of powers from the three authentic lessons: Hunter, Titan, and Warlock. The trailer reveals that, similar to common Guardians, the one strategy to cease Hive Guardians is by destroying their Ghosts.
Savathun and the Hive Guardian’s skills to make use of Ghosts have been a part of a main Witch Queen leak from again in July. Given how unbelievable this appeared, many who noticed photographs of the sport’s subsequent large unhealthy with a Ghost in tow thought it was pretend. Now, the Destiny 2 Showcase affirm this as a disturbing actuality.
The gameplay trailer wasn’t the tip of the Destiny 2 Showcase, nonetheless. The group at Bungie nonetheless had lots extra to point out, reminiscent of in-depth have a look at new enemies, evaluation of the brand new weapon, and the reveal of a Legendary Mode in Witch Queen. This would be the subsequent evolution of the sport’s problem system, providing gamers the final word problem.
With the enlargement not arriving till subsequent yr, gamers will probably be preparing for the approaching of the Witch Queen. They can do that by reaching max mild degree, powering up their gear, and coaching with tough content material. Bungie will supply one final likelihood to organize for Savathun with Season 15 of Destiny 2, Season of the Lost, which begins as we speak and would be the last season till the following enlargement.
Destiny 2: The Witch Queen will launch on February 22, 2022 for PC, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.