Destiny 2’s seasonal “The Dawning” event kicks off next week

We knew Bungie must have had something up their sleeve for Destiny 2 for the winter/holiday season.  And today we found out what that “something” is: The Dawning.

The Dawning special event is scheduled to go live next week, December 19th (through January 9th, 2018) and it looks pretty darn fun so far.  We’re talking new rewards, updated public spaces, snowball fights, new milestones and challenges, updated Crucible PvP and more!  For those who have yet to get involved in the sequel, it’s only $24.99 at Amazon currently.

See the announcement right here on the official Bungie Blog and below!

Destiny 2 “The Dawning”:

Happy Dawning to All
It may be cold outside, but there’s a warmth in the air. As the year comes to an end, the Tower and Farm are decorated with festive cheer. It’s a time to celebrate your Light.

Snowball Fights
Guardians aren’t just arming themselves with weapons. There are snowball piles everywhere you look. In the Tower and at the Farm, you can tag your friends for bragging rights. In Strikes, you can blast an enemy with a snowball to stun them and deal big damage. Stay frosty out there.

Mayhem in the Cold
Keep your blood warm and your heart pumping in the Crucible. Mayhem is back, so your abilities recharge faster. Point values are cranked up enough to melt the ice. It’s anarchy?and it’s awesome.

Milestones of Winter
Engage in Crucible Mayhem or become legend in Strikes and you’ll be rewarded. Every week, complete a milestone for a Dawning engram. Get in the giving mood with new consumables that give rewards to everyone you’re playing with. If there?s a specific Dawning item that you have your heart set on, Tess will refresh her inventory each week, enabling you to use your Bright Dust reserves for your holiday shopping. On one week or another during the three-week event, you?ll find every Dawning-themed exotic (ship, ghost, sparrow, emote) and every Dawning-themed legendary armor piece on her shelves.

Gifting and Receiving
Pick up a Dawning Gift Schematic from the Bazaar. Venture to other worlds and craft a unique gift for the vendors and agents you find in the Tower and beyond. Then, give the lucky recipient their gift and receive a gift in return. You can participate in the season of giving every day of the event.

The Dawning begins on Tuesday, December 19.
The Dawning ends on Tuesday, January 9.

Let?s usher in a new year, and a new Golden Age together.