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Destiny 2 Lightfall Release Date, Story, Strand Subclass, More

Bungie has officially unveiled Destiny 2 Lightfall. Here's everything coming in the game's latest expansion, including the release date, story, and subclass.
Destiny 2 Lightfall Release Date, Story, Strand Subclass, More

During the Destiny 2 Showcase, Bungie revealed the cinematic trailer for its next expansion, Lightfall, alongside its release date, new story details, new subclass, and more.

Destiny 2 Lightfall will continue the game's ongoing Light and Darkness saga, taking place in a brand new neon-drenched metropolis called Neomuna. It will also add the new long rumored subclass called Strand.

As expected, the Destiny 2 showcase was brimming with Lightfall news, and if you missed out on it, we have compiled all the crucial details for you. Here's everything you need to know about Destiny 2 Lightfall, including its story, release, new subclass, and more.

Destiny 2 Lightfall - Release Date

Destiny 2 Lightfall will release on 28th February 2023 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Google Stadia. You can pre-order it on all the platforms right now.

Destiny 2 Lightfall Story

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Destiny 2 Lightfall takes place in the futuristic city of Neomuna in the planet Neptune. (Picture: Bungie)

The Lightfall expansion will have you fight against The Witness and his disciple, Calus, in the futuristic city of Neomuna, set on the planet Neptune.
Calus has a new army called Shadow Legion (neo Cabals?) that wields a mysterious new power called Suppression.

As Guardians, you will fight alongside Cloudstriders, the protectors of Neomuna, and use the new dark subclass Strand to traverse and takeover this secret city of Neptune.

According to Lightfall's official description, "Shattered glass glints in the starlight. Soldiers of the Shadow Legion battle with Guardians under the unmistakable shadows of the fleet overhead—the Witness and its newest disciple are here. Find strength in the Light, arm yourself with Darkness, and peer beyond the veil as you raise the stakes on an already unforgettable campaign. Legendary Mode returns."

Destiny 2 Lightfall Subclass - Strand

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Destiny 2 Lightfall adds a brand new subclass called Strand. (Picture: Bungie)

As the leaks suggested, Bungie is adding a fifth subclass to Destiny 2 in the Lightfall expansion. It's called Strand. Strand gives you a grappling hook to traverse not just the city of Neomura but other Destiny 2 planets as well.

The new green-colored Destiny 2 subclass also adds unique new super abilities for every subclass. Hunters are Threadrunners, running around with a whip. Titans wield this giant claw and are called Tyrant. Warlocks unleash strand missiles and are called Architect.

The Lightfall expansion will also add legendary and exotic Strand weapons though Bungie has not revealed more info on this. That's Destiny 2 Lightfall in a nutshell.

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Featured image courtesy of Bungie.

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