Destiny 2

Bungie may have launched Destiny 2, which means a large part of the development burdens may be over with, but that doesn't mean the work is done. Bungie recently unveiled the first month of content that is planned to drop for the sci-fi shooter, and it's quite plentiful.

Over on the official Bungie website, there's a roadmap of content that the developers rolled out, featuring the first month of activities planned for Destiny 2 from now up through the next four weeks.

The roadmap reveals that following the launch of Destiny 2 this past Wednesday, week two will start with an activity on September 12th, which is next Tuesday. This involves a Nightfall: The Inverted Spire event, where the Nightfall guided games beta will take place at the Nessus. Minor spoilers, but Nessus is about three planets into the campaign, so you're expected to have conquered at least half of the campaign mode to participate in the first event.

On that following Wednesday, Bungie will launch the first ever raid event. The team announced a short while ago that the first raid would take place on September 13th, and it seems to be keeping with that schedule. This is definitely a lot sooner than when the first raid was made available for the original Destiny, where gamers were left waiting for what seemed like forever for the first big raiding event.

Week two will continue with the first series of the Trials of the Nine on Friday, and that will be followed by the first ever appearance of Xur in Destiny 2, starting September 15th. You'll need the Three of Coins to trade for exotics, and so the combining of the Trials of Nine and the appearance of Xur should spur a lot of interest from fans of the original Destiny who will want to farm coins for exotics.

Week three will scale back a bit. While the Trials of the Nine will continue and Xur will make a return once more, there's only the Nightfall: Exodus Crash event event on Tuesday, September 19th.

The fourth week, however, rounds out in a big way with another Nightfall: The Pyramidion event, which will take place on Titan, so even most newbies should be able to participate. The Titan event will be followed by a Leviathan Raid beta. There will also be a Faction Rally taking place as well. All of those events will take place on Tuesday, September 26th.

The fourth week will round out with an event on Friday, September 29th, where the Trials of Nine kicks into gear and Xur will make a return.

So, as you can see, there will be plenty of events to participate in and lots of multiplayer-oriented content to consume during the first month of Bungie's new Destiny sequel.

I imagine these events won't make the server load any easier or lighter on the company, especially considering that the servers have been getting hammered since the release of the game on Wednesday.

You can pick up a digital copy of the game right now for PS4 and Xbox One, while the PC version is set to release in October.

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