Bungie has teased it for some time now, however at the moment marks the day of its showcase for Destiny 2‘s upcoming Witch Queen enlargement. For the primary time ever, the developer gave gamers an in-depth take a look at what they’ll count on from the pivotal DLC when it launches, together with the truth that it’s going to introduce a completely new gameplay function to Destiny when it arrives, one poised to fulfill anybody that is ever wished a extra hands-on strategy to creating their weapons as a substitute of all the time counting on RNG.
Both Destiny and current Destiny 2 scratch the floor of the concept of gathering components and constructing weapons. For occasion, some unique weapon quest traces see gamers enterprise into the photo voltaic system to collect the supplies needed to revive weapons to their former glory. Still, neither sport actually gave gamers the flexibility to personally work together with the components they gathered after which construct the weapon themselves, modifying it the way in which they need. The new enlargement goals to alter that.
When the Witch Queen launches for Destiny 2, it’s going to formally add a weapon crafting system to the sport, permitting gamers to lastly collect the items of particular instruments earlier than personally constructing them into devices of destruction. Bungie did not say to what extent the weapon crafting system will change the way in which gamers work together with their new toys, but it surely did trace that they might have extra management over them than ever earlier than.
All craftable weapons will observe a combat-based leveling system, which suggests they’re going to get stronger the extra gamers use them to kill issues and full goals. However, this technique — in addition to crafting as an entire — solely applies to new Witch Queen weapons — for now anyway. Bungie plans so as to add each new and legacy weapons to the sport that’ll reap the benefits of the system after the Witch Queen launches, however till then, solely weapons launched by way of the Witch Queen, comparable to the brand new glaive archetype, shall be craftable.
Overall, the Witch Queen is shaping as much as be the worthy enlargement Bungie teased it as over a yr in the past now. Even the Witch Queen’s marketing campaign will attempt one thing Destiny‘s by no means carried out earlier than and pit Guardians towards Hive-based Guardians, or Hive which have weaponized the Traveler’s mild for themselves. It can be attention-grabbing to see such a theme encourage one of many new craftable weapons or exotics that the Witch Queen will introduce into the sport.
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