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‘Destiny’ Beta Set For Early 2014, Pre-Orders Get First Dibs


Activision and Bungie today announced that those who pre-order Destiny at participating retailers worldwide will get early access to the Destiny Beta, which will include a sampling of activities featured in the full game.  The Beta will begin in early 2014 on the PS4, PS3 , Xbox One, and Xbox 360.

“We have no doubt Destiny is not only a great action game but also the next great entertainment property,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing. “That means we’re putting all our creative support and all our expertise in creating blockbuster franchises into a colossal Destiny Beta that we believe will set a new bar for the next generation of games. Fans have a lot to look forward to in 2014.”

Destiny is the most ambitious game we have ever made and it’s our chance to transform the way you experience a new Bungie universe,” said Harold Ryan, Bungie president. “From day one Destiny has been an incredibly bold vision that Activision shares with Bungie. Destiny is a massive universe that is populated by the players and for that reason we need fans to get their hands on the game, fans all around the world. We can’t wait!”

To see a list of participating global retailers, you can go here.   After pre-ordering the game at a participating retailer, you can go here and follow the instructions on the page to secure your spot in the Beta. Those who pre-ordered the game before today will be emailed their entry code via their retailer of choice.

Activision and Bungie have also released a new trailer for Destiny entitled “The Moon,” featuring a highlighted destination in the game and the Hive, one of the four enemy races featured in Destiny.

Check that out below.


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