MMO gamers have had their share of disappointments. Be in the form of DLCs, expansions, or just new and highly expected titles, mass multiplayer online games are often some of the installments that fail their fans the worst. This can be seen in multiple World of Warcraft expansions, in some recent titles like Ubisoft’s The Division, and in some DLCs and expansions in the game that inspired the aforementioned title.
I’m talking, of course, about Destiny. Few games managed to stir as many conflicting emotions in gamers as Destiny did. When it came out, it was one of the most highly anticipated games to date, but it managed to both entice and let down expecting gamers as soon as they started playing. From there, it was all a fluctuating wave of loathing, excitement and frustration.
The new update
But I’ll be back to the conflicting experience of playing Destiny in a bit. After stating a few months ago that the game will have a new update soon enough, Bungie finally announces that April 12 will bring the new Destiny update. As you may have realized, fans have no idea what to expect from the spring update.
Despite the company announcing some of the content present in the new update, fans are still unsure of whether the update will actually deliver. This is mainly because of previous DLCs, some of which were generally hated because of their lack of content, and some of which were actually very well received.
Some of the content Bungie announced the new update will bring is “something new for every Guardian type”, new and updated player gear, new PVE (player vs. environment) challenges, and a new quest involving the never before mentioned Blighted Chalice Strike. Other improvement will be brought to the maximum number of rewards and Light that the Guardians can possess and to the game’s PVP (Crucible) system.
Even though it sounds like the update will bring in enough new content, loyal Destiny fans have been deceived before. Previous DLCs and updates, like House of Wolves and The Dark Below, even though they weren’t free, brought absolutely nothing to improve the game.
Others, on the other hand, like The Taken King DLC, actually made the game a far better experience than it was before. Pretty much like with the company’s expansions from the past few months, owners of The Taken King DLC will be able to download the April update for free, so at least they’ll have that if the wait happens to not be worth it.
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