Bungie Begins Livestreaming Series Next Week in the Leadup to Destiny: The Taken King

on August 14, 2015 10:49 AM

Destiny hooked players in last fall and following two subsequent expansions has concluded its “Year One,” with the upcoming expansion The Taken King to kick off “Year Two,” and starting next week Bungie will give players an inside look at the expansion through several livestreams.

Bungie revealed in its Weekly Update that the studio will be hosting a series of livestreams in the weeks leading up to The Taken King‘s next month, as the company did previously before the release of Destiny‘s second expansion, “House of Wolves,” that released last May.

The first livestream for The Taken King will begin on Wednesday, August 19th at 11am PDT (2pm EDT), with Bungie’s executive producer Mark Noseworthy and senior design lead Tyson Green hosting the stream and giving players an inside look at the beginning of “Year Two,” and how challenges and objectives completed in Year One will carry over.

The full schedule of the livestreams and specific questions that will be answered at each broadcast are below:

DESTINY YEAR TWO – 19 AUG 2015 – 11AM PDT

Subject Matter Experts:
Executive Producer Mark Noseworthy
Senior Design Lead Tyson Green
Community Questions sourced live by Cozmo
How will your own personal highlights from the first year of Destiny translate to the second? What will your Guardian’s lifestyle be like in the new and improved Tower? How will your Guardian become a more powerful snowflake over the course of your next journey? Is it true that Character Level and Light will rise in exciting new ways? All will be revealed and explained.
STRIKE THE DREADNAUGHT – 26 AUG 2015 – 11AM PDT
Subject Matter Experts:
Design Lead James Tsai
Fruit Nation Ambassador Mr. Fruit
What’s it like to infiltrate the Dreadnaught? What surprises do the Taken have for us in combat? How are boss battles different in The Taken King? Join us for a new Strike against a rival Cabal invasion force. See the new Guardian sub-classes in action. Witness the action that will begin Year Two.
COURT OF ORYX – 2 SEPT 2015 – 11AM PDT
Subject Matter Experts:
Designer Ben Wommack
Scarab Lord Luke Smith
Cool Table Ambassador Laced Up Lauren
What mysteries lie in wait within the cavernous hull of the Dreadnaught? How can Guardians plunder the treasures secreted away in its hideous labyrinth? Come along with us on a Patrol of the newest destination in your Director. Learn how Guardians can instigate Public Events. Behold the challenges and the rewards that await you on board the capital ship commanded by Oryx.
Destiny is currently available for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, and Xbox 360, with the upcoming The Taken King expansion to release for all platforms on September 15th, 2015.
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