Today Bungie finally started talking officially about Destiny‘s upcoming sequel, revealing what will happen to your Destiny guardians once you’ll move to the new game that is supposed to release this Fall.
Basically, your progression won’t carry over, but your looks will, and the developer is also planning ways to further honor the Guardians who fought in the first game.
“Sequels represent the start of a new adventure for every player, with new worlds to explore, new stories to tell, new powers to acquire, new loot to earn, and much more. This led us to a decision that would enable us to serve both the game and the player’s best interests: Destiny 1 power, possessions, and Eververse-related items and currency will not carry forward. They will, however, remain accessible to you in Destiny 1.
We know that, just like us, you have grown fond of the Guardians you’ve created, so we do plan to preserve your character personalization. We are going to recognize the dedication and passion you’ve shown for this world. Specifically, the class, race, gender, face, hair, and marking selections for all characters that have achieved Level 20 and completed the Black Garden story mission will carry forward. We also plan to award those veteran accounts with honors that reflect your Destiny 1 accomplishments.
We believe this is the best path forward. It allows us to introduce the major advancements and improvements that all of us expect from a sequel, ensuring it will be the best game we can create, unencumbered by the past. We’re looking forward to sharing more details with you later this year for how we will honor your legacy in the future.”
On top of that, Bungie is planning to reveal the final live event of the first Destiny next Wednesday. It’ll be named “Age of Triumph,” and it’s intended to be a “a fun and memorable celebration that will bring the first major chapter of Destiny’s adventures to a fitting close.”
Nothing else was revealed about the event, so we’ll have to wait a bit less than a week to know more.
It’s worth mentioning that the title “Destiny 2” has not been officially announced, but just informally used by executives during investor conference calls. It might change when the game will finally be fully revealed.