The time-defying Vex are at it once more with one other menace to the remnants of humanity. The Last City is plunged into everlasting evening, and, with the assistance of a brand new Fallen ally, Guardians should cease the Vex on the core of their community. This is Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer, launching May 11th, 2021.
For a superb have a look at the brand new Tron-inspired synthwave visible type of Season of the Splicer, the reveal trailer gives greater than a glimpse into the Vex community like we’ve by no means seen it earlier than.
Bungie’s additionally supplied a roadmap for the season, for what gamers can count on because it goes from May 11th to August 24th, 2021.
Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Roadmap
“The Vex have plunged the city into an endless night,” the Season of the Splicer web page says on Bungie’s website. Led by Warlock Vanguard chief Ikora Rey, who’s lastly taking a outstanding half within the recreation once more (although it could appear with a model new voice actor), Guardians will ally with the Fallen Mithrax to beat this newest Vex menace.
The HELM, launched final season as a spot the place Guardians can take part within the story extra interactively, is getting an improve to account for the brand new story. There’s an added room the place Guardians will use Mithrax’s splicer tech in varied methods, the important thing to defeating the Vex.
Override is that this Season’s exercise, a 6-player matchmade exercise that can see Guardians hacking the Vex community with that Splicer tech and utilizing their very own code in opposition to them. It’s unclear precisely what the gameplay loop will seem like right here, however count on it to be much like the previous few seasons with some famous diversifications to the concepts. On the opposite aspect of issues, Expunge is a weekly Pinnacle mission that equally has Guardians infiltrating the Vex community to “collapse it from within.” Again, it’s not clear if this can be a matchmade exercise, however being listed as a “pinnacle” exercise appears to point will probably be an endgame problem.
Of course, the Seasonal story is all gamers need to stay up for. The classic Destiny Vault of Glass Raid returns to Destiny 2 on May 22nd. The Vault of Glass is coming with distinctive Bungie Rewards to earn, corresponding to a particular Raid jacket, Raid ring, and Seal pin for the distinctive Raid title.
Season of the Splicer may even introduce Armor Synthesis, Destiny 2’s model of Transmog. While there’s no phrase but on if Bungie has tailored it after widespread negative feedback centered on synthetic caps and limits, it’s no less than coming with a complete new overhaul on crafting the right search for your Guardian.
And, of course, the brand new Season is bringing with it a complete host of new weapons, new Exotic armor (pants) for every class, and no less than one new Exotic weapon—a Stasis sidearm. Players predict a secret Exotic quest in some unspecified time in the future through the Season, and if Vault of Glass doesn’t carry again the Vex Mythoclast, folks will riot.
Closing out the Season would be the yearly Solstice of Heroes occasion beginning July sixth, although notably, this yr it received’t be paired with the Moments of Triumph. With the delay of the big fall expansion The Witch Queen to early 2022, it’s anticipated Moments of Triumph will happen within the lead as much as that new drop. And lastly, on August 10th, two weeks previous to the top of the Season, Bungie lists an occasion merely known as “Epilogue.” The picture sees a bunch of Guardians standing searching over The Last City, solid into countless evening. Bungie normally does Season ending occasions to transition one Season into the subsequent.
Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer launches on May 11th, 2021.