Destiny beta coming early 2014 to PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360

Destiny_LogoAs promised, Activision and Bungie today followed up the box art reveal with a Destiny announcement today. The big news is that there will be an invite only beta program for the game in early 2014 for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

At this point, the only way to get access to the beta is to pre-order a copy of the game and then register on Bungie’s beta site: http://bungie.net/beta.

Check out the new trailer and a set of screens to celebrate directly below.

Official Destiny Gameplay Trailer: The Moon:
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Destiny screens:

Be among the first to blaze a trail through the wild frontiers of Destiny, the next evolution of entertainment from the creators of Halo, and the company that brought you Call of Duty.  Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. and Bungie today announced that fans who pre-order the game at participating retailers worldwide will get early access to the Destiny Beta, which will include a diverse sampling of major activities featured in the full game.  The Beta will begin in early 2014 on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system;PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system; Xbox One, all-in-one games and entertainment system and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft.

To celebrate the announcement, Activision and Bungie have released a new trailer entitled”The Moon,” featuring a highlighted destination in the game, and the Hive, one of the four enemy races featured in Destiny.  

“We have no doubt Destiny is not only a great action game but also the next great entertainment property,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing.  “That means we’re putting all our creative support, and all our expertise in creating blockbuster franchises, into a colossal Destiny Beta that we believe will set a new bar for the next generation of games.  Fans have a lot to look forward to in 2014.”

“Destiny is the most ambitious game we have ever made, and it’s our chance to transform the way you experience a new Bungie universe,” said Harold Ryan, Bungie president.  “From day one Destiny has been an incredibly bold vision that Activision shares with Bungie.  Destiny is a massive universe that is populated by the players, and for that reason we need fans to get their hands on the game, fans all around the world.  We can’t wait!”

Destiny Beta Redemption Codes are only available while supplies last.  To see a list of participating global retailers, fans can visit http://www.destinythegame.com/wheretobuy.  Upon pre-ordering the game at a participating retailer, fans can visit http://bungie.net/beta and follow the instructions on the page to secure their spot in the Beta.  The required 9-digit entry code will be printed on their receipt, on a flyer distributed at time of purchase or sent via email through their respective retail rewards program.  Fans that pre-ordered before October 1st 2013 and qualify for this offer are automatically entered into the Beta and will receive their entry code from their retailer via email.  All questions or concerns related to the Beta code should be brought to the attention of the retailer.

Destiny – Standard Edition – PlayStation 4 (Video Game)

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