Destiny screenshot
Destiny screenshot

Bungie's new persistent world FPS Destiny will be released for Xbox 360, PS3 and "other future console platforms", publisher Activision has announced.

The game was formerly unveiled over the weekend, with lots more info to be found in our Destiny preview.

"Bungie defined first-person action games over a decade ago with Halo, and with Destiny they will evolve the genre once again," said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing. "Destiny is a world that evolves. It is a world with wide boundaries that allows you to roam and explore. It is a world where, even in story mode, you could encounter other players on their own adventures. And of course, it is a world that brings all of this together with the visceral, heart pounding immediacy of an expertly crafted first-person action title. We are very excited to bring this ambitious, innovative and creative game to players around the world."

Bungie president Harold Ryan commented: "Destiny is the game that we've been dreaming of building for years. We couldn't be more pleased about our extraordinary collaboration with Activision. We finally have the right partner, team and technology to bring the experience to millions of players worldwide.

"Destiny will draw players into a world filled with mystery, action, and adventure, but most importantly, Destiny is more than a disc in a drive, it is a living social universe filled with other players."

Destiny casts players as Guardians of the last city on Earth, who will traverse the ancient ruins of our solar system from the red dunes of Mars to the lush jungles of Venus. Able to wield incredible power, players must battle humanity's enemies and reclaim all that was lost during the collapse of mankind's Golden Age.

Whilst there's an expectation that the game will be released this year, Activision isn't ready to announce a date, stating it "has not included the launch in its 2013 outlook and there should be no speculation or expectation of a different result".

Activision's financial year ends December 31, 2013.

Source: Press release

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Release Date: 09/09/2014
Developer: Bungie
Publisher: Activision
Genre: MMO Shooter
Rating: PEGI 16+
Site Rank: 135 7
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