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Destiny - What Xur has in stock this week


Xur is hanging out near the speaker this week, and here is what he has for sale!

  • Legacy engram [Heavy weapon] – 31SC
  • Helm of Saint-14 [Exotic Titan helmet] – 13SC
  • ATS/8 ARACHNID [Exotic Hunter helmet] – 13SC
  • The Ram [Exotic Warlock helmet] – 13SC
  • Hereafter [Exotic sniper rifle] – 23SC
  • Three of Coins – 7SC
  • Truth and Prototype [weapon bundle] – 30SC, 25 Silver Dust
  • Monte Carlo and Superspy [weapon bundle] – 30SC, 25 Silver Dust

Bungie explains why Destiny 2 runs at 30FPS on PS4, PS4 Pro


If you were expecting Destiny 2 to run at 60fps on your shiny new PS4 Pro, I'm sorry to say that you'll be disappointed. 

Bungie has revealed that Destiny 2 will run at 30FPS on all consoles, even the powered up ones. Here is what Luke Smith had to say when asked for a reason:

The console, the PS4 Pro is super powerful, but it couldn't run our game at 60. Our game's this rich physics simulation where collision of players, networking, etc, and like, it wouldn't run.

Destiny - Xur Wares for May 19th


Destiny 2 may be getting all of the spotlight this week, but that doesn't mean Xur has gone anywhere! He's near the speaker this week, and this is what he has in stock:

  • Eternal Warrior (Titan Helmet) - 13 Strange Coins
  • Skyburners Annex (Hunter Helmet) - 13 Strange Coins
  • Heart of the Praxic Fire (Warlock Chest Armour) - 13 Strange Coins
  • Bad Juju (Pulse Rifle) - 23 Strange Coins
  • MIDA Multi-Tool Arctic Survivalist Ornament - 30 Strange Coins/25 Silver Dust
  • Red Death White Witch Ornament - 30 Strange Coins/25 Silver Dust
  • Legacy Engram, body armor - 29 Strange Coins

All the new Destiny 2 info from the event

  • One Raid at launch confirmed.
  • New UI.
  • The first mission is defending the Tower against the Cabal invasion.
  • Three ability icons in UI. Looks like Jumping Abilities have a cooldown now.
  • Swords confirmed.
  • New heavy weapon types confirmed.
  • The second half of the first mission is an infiltration of a Cabal ship to deactivate a shield generator.
  • Level design looks very dense with enemies and combat.
  • Ultras now have a Raid icon? First boss, Brann, the Unbent Blade. New Cabal enemy type
  • Recover the Vanguard is one of our goals. 
  • Omolon and Haake guns confirmed.
  • More cutscenes than all of D1 combined.
  • Story missions and quests are numerous.
  • Vex enemies confirmed.
  • Exotic Gear confirmed.
  • New weapon slots. Kinetic Slot, Energy Slot, Power Slot. Power Slot includes Snipers, Fusions, LMGs, Rocket Launchers, and grenade launchers.
  • All new Supers. Dawnblade for Warlocks (flaming sword). Sentinel from Titan (summons a shield that can be thrown or used as a melee weapon). Arc Strike for Hunters (summons a powerful staff).
  • PVP modes rescaled for 4v4 instead of 6v6 or 3v3.
  • There's more to do than any game made by Bungie."
  • The campaign is titled "The Red War."
  • First mission is called "Homecoming".
  • Strikes return.
  • New HUD shows enemies with Super Energy and Power Slot Ammo in PVP.
  • New PVP gametypes. 
  • Can launch any new activity without going into orbit.
  • Patrol returns.
  • Treasure maps confirmed.
  • Choosable landing zones implied.
  • NPCs in overworld.
  • Public Events confirmed, with Heroic difficulties.
  • Hidden dungeons called "Lost Sectors".
  • New map system confirmed. It works like the Director, as well. You can go from one planet to another from the map.
  • Multiple new planets confirmed. 
  • European dead zone confirmed! Twice as large as any other zone in Destiny.
  • Titan, Moon of Saturn confirmed. 
  • Io, the moon of Jupiter is also confirmed.
  • Better Clan integration in Destiny 2. In-game rosters, in-Clan LFG, custom Clan banners. Shared reward system for Clans.
  • Matchmaking confirmed.
  • Sparrows return.
  • Some D1 Emotes are returning.
  • New Emotes.
  • New Orbit UI.
  • Player driven tanks confirmed.
  • Beta test coming this summer.

Deal - Destiny Collection for $40 at Best Buy

Perfect opportunity to get ready for Destiny 2!