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Destiny 2 Showcase

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During the Destiny 2 showcase, Bungie revealed the Lightfall vacation spot known as Neomuna, a metropolis that lived by the Collapse and shall be central to the battle of the brand new story marketing campaign and wider enlargement. The metropolis itself is a cyberpunk metropolis, and the capital metropolis of Neptune. Rather than being a spoil or a reconstructed settlement, Neomuna lived by the collapse and has spent the final a number of centuries for the reason that Collapse advancing technologically.

The vacation spot is bathed in a cyberpunk neon, the type you’ll anticipate to exist in humanity’s future, particularly one predicted by the science fiction of our current. It has arcades, malls, and different trendy areas Destiny has by no means seen earlier than. There’s additionally tons of verticality, taking traversal in a model new course.

Neomuna has its personal set of protectors as properly, known as the Cloudstriders, Neptune natives who, somewhat than being chosen to guard their house by some paracausal entity, selected to take up arms in service to their house. Guardians shall be turning to them to be taught extra about the right way to navigate Neomuna and uncover the town.

Guardians shall be utilizing a brand new Darkness means known as Strand, which comes with a grappling hook energy permitting new and thrilling methods to navigate not solely Neomuna however the remainder of the game as properly. It seems that Strand permits maneuvering with out particular hook-points all through every map, as it will possibly grapple onto empty air.

Lastly, the brand new foe we’ll face is a truly an previous one: Calus, former Emperor of the Cabal and now the Harbinger of the Witness, augmented by that entity themselves. He brings doom to Neptune’s neon-washed metropolis with powers we’ve by no means seen earlier than, together with Tormentors with the flexibility the drain Light and life. Using Strand to govern the threads of thought power all through the universe, you’ll have the ability to discover the world of Destiny in so many new methods.