June 19, 2024

With Future 2’s The Remaining Form enlargement now right here, formally bringing the ten-year Mild and Darkness saga to a detailed, developer Bungie has turned its consideration to the longer term, sharing extra on what’s subsequent for its live-service shooter – together with a tease of the mysterious Codename: Frontiers, no matter it could be, coming subsequent yr.

When Bungie revealed The Remaining Form final August, it introduced 2024 would deliver a major shake-up to the way in which Future 2 content material is delivered. As a substitute of 4 yearly Seasons, it mentioned it might launch three “bigger, content-packed” Episodes, every that includes standalone tales cut up into three six-week-long Acts.

The primary of those, Echoes, launches tomorrow, eleventh June, choosing up instantly after the occasions of The Remaining Form. All of it unfolds on Nessus, the place there are historical secrets and techniques to unearth and a mysterious new enemy to come across. Echoes will then be adopted by Revenant later this yr (Bungie’s earlier roadmap mentioned between July and October), and comes with a vampire-hunting theme as gamers, within the function of a Slayer Baron, tackle the Fallen. There’s additionally a brand new potion crafting system – that includes fight and loot potions – alongside the brand new story components, quests, and rewards set to function in all three Episodes.

Future 2 – the journey forward.Watch on YouTube

And at last for the introduced Episodes, there’s Heresy – seemingly arriving between November and February subsequent yr – which guarantees to be an actual blast from the previous, taking gamers again to the Dreadnaught from Future’s The Taken King enlargement. To this point, so largely anticipated – but it surely’s what comes subsequent that sounds most intriguing.

Future 2’s 2025 seemingly kicks off in earnest with a mysterious one thing Bungie is up to now solely referring to as Codename: Frontiers. As to what it’s, that is at the moment unclear, however the reality Bungie did not simply write ‘extra Episodes’ in its announcement has some speculating it may be a brand new enlargement, maybe getting Future’s subsequent large story arc correctly underway.

Future 2 – Echoes launch trailer.Watch on YouTube

It is unlikely we’ll be taught extra about Codename: Frontiers anytime quickly, in fact, given Bungie has three Episodes to launch earlier than its arrival – so, for now, all eyes are on Echoes, to see if the change in Future 2’s content material supply technique is one thing value getting enthusiastic about.