During the Destiny 2 Showcase today, Bungie announced that the ongoing live service shooter would be making its way to the Epic Games Store and Fortnite. This is a major step forward considering Bungie has continued to move around on PC platforms over the course of a few years.
When Destiny 2 was initially released, it was part of Activision Blizzard and was available on the Battle.net launcher. Of course, their business model changed and Bungie went off on its own. Along with the other console platforms, Destiny was brought to the Steam Store for the first time. Now, players will have even more choices with the Epic Games Store introduction.
Bungie brings Destiny 2 to the Epic Games Store
Starting today, you can download Destiny 2 directly from the Epic Games Store. Like it has been on Steam for a while now, the base game is free-to-play and any willing players can download it to their library. This won't include any expansion though, and within the showcase, a brand new DLC was unveiled.
While it may not be free, Destiny 2 players can expect the new Lightfall DLC to arrive on the Epic Games Store like anything else. However, there will be a limited time for some free content. For a week, previous Destiny 2 content will be free-to-play for everyone within the game. This includes The Witch Queen, Beyond Light, and more.
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Destiny making its way to the Epic Games Store isn't the only announcement that Bungie had. Both Bungie and Epic have some crossover events planned, starting with Fortnite. On August 23, three new Destiny-themed skins will arrive in the item shop, along with a new custom map.
The three new skins include the Exo Stranger, Ikora, and Zavala. They each will have their own gliders, pickaxes, and gliders. Meanwhile, in Destiny 2, three new armor sets will arrive that are based on iconic Fortnite skins like the Black Knight. Each class will get its own look.
Fall Guys will also get its own crossover event with Destiny 2 that includes some new skins and the chance to get your own Ghost. These are two of Epic's most lucrative titles, so it makes sense that so much content will be flowing out for the time being.
Remember to claim your free 30th Anniversary Packs as well when you jump into Destiny 2. You can do this from Steam or Epic Games.
In the meantime, for more coverage of the popular FPS, check out our section dedicated to the latest Destiny 2 news, leaks, patch notes, guides, and more.
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