July 22, 2024

Bungie will now launch its climactic Future 2 enlargement The Closing Form on 4th June 2024.

The four-month delay was beforehand leaked following information of job cuts on the studio, and a way that the sport’s large finale enlargement wanted extra time. Bungie’s different introduced sport mission Marathon has additionally reportedly been delayed – and can now launch in 2025.

In a weblog publish at the moment, Bungie confirmed that The Closing Form did certainly want longer “to turn out to be precisely what we would like it to be”.

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“The Closing Form is the fruits of the primary 10 years of Future storytelling and, for Guardians in all places, numerous hours spent collectively,” Bungie wrote.

“We need to honor that journey, so we’re taking the time we have to ship a good larger and bolder imaginative and prescient, one which we hope can be remembered and treasured for years to return.”

Bungie can be shuffling the sport’s content material schedule for subsequent yr to accomodate this delay, with further weekly quests known as Needs in February, when The Closing Form was beforehand slated to reach.

These can be accompanied by the sport’s newest Moments of Triumph rewards in February, the now earlier-than-planned Guardian Video games in March, a mysterious “two-month content material replace obtainable to everybody” in April known as Future 2: Into the Gentle, and three extra PVP maps in Could.

It is unclear precisely what Into the Gentle will entail, however Bungie says it would “put together gamers for his or her Guardian’s journey into the Traveler”, and the franchise’s large narrative finale in June.

Earlier this month, Bungie admitted to followers it knew “we’ve got misplaced lots of your belief” following the earlier reviews of layoffs and the now-confirmed delay. The studio promised to disclose plans to “take us all out of this Darkness and into the Gentle.”