Bungie Abandons Destiny Content on Last-Gen Consoles

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The future of Destiny on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 is looking bleak as developer Bungie plans to discontinue major updates for the consoles.

Not only will the shared-world shooter miss out on upcoming expansion Rise of Iron, Bungie also plans to permanently cancel multiplayer events, Trials of Osiris and Iron Banner from August onwards. You can also add live events such as the Sparrow Racing League or Festival of the Lost to the list of cancelled features.

Continuing with the bad news, Guardians will be unable to buy already developed exotic weapons and gear from Xur: Agent of the Nine, only engrams that can be forged in a Year 2 exotics.

With the changes coming, players will no doubt look to upgrade to current-gen versions of Destiny. Unfortunately, it won’t be free of charge to do so, meaning “Legacy Console” players will need to buy Rise of Iron on release and purchase The Taken King to play previous content they may have already owned on last-gen hardware.

The news hasn’t gone down well with the Destiny community but is a move many saw coming.

It’ll be interesting to see just how much the player base on Xbox 60 and PlayStation 3 falls over the coming months.

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Via: Bungie.net

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