The first era of Destiny is coming to an end, with the first game wrapping up its content as we gear up for the release of the sequel later this year. Bungie has shared information on the game’s final pieces of content, as well as whether or not players will be able to bring anything from the first game to the second game.
When it comes to all of the player progression and items that you’ve acquired throughout your adventures in Destiny, none of that will be transferable to the new game. Bungie said that “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.”
However, this doesn’t mean that nothing at all will transfer over to the new game, as you will be able to transfer your character’s visual appearance as long as you meet certain prerequisites. “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.”
Finally, these characters will be given honors that reflect their accomplishments from the first game, though specifics on what those honors will be won’t be revealed until later in the year.
There’s still a final live event that will be coming to the first game prior to the launch of the sequel, with the Age of Triumph set to launch at the end of this month. A reveal will be coming on March 8th, which will be followed by weekly rituals on March 15 and a sandbox update on March 22nd.
We don’t know a whole lot about Destiny 2 other than the fact that it will be aiming to fix the problems of the first game, but it’s set to launch sometime this Fall. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are the confirmed platforms for the game, though the potential for a PC release isn’t out of the question.