The trailer for Future 2’s new content material season is out, revealing all kinds of details about what Guardians can anticipate to see within the sport for Season 17. The trailer, embedded beneath, provides particulars concerning the themes of the brand new season, exhibits off a number of the weapons and armor gamers can earn, reveals the situation of the brand new dungeon launching this week, and offers a bunch of latest story particulars.
Bungie initially introduced it could launch the trailer at eight AM PT / 11 AM ET on Tuesday, Might 24, simply two hours earlier than the season really launches for gamers. However that plan seems to have gone out the window after PlayStation Japan launched its model of the trailer Monday evening on YouTube. With the Japanese language trailer out, there wasn’t a lot purpose to carry again the English language model, and so Bungie launched the trailer a bit of greater than 14 hours sooner than it had stated it could.
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From this level ahead, this text shall be stuffed with spoilers revealed within the trailer, so cease studying now for those who do not wish to know something extra.
Everybody who’s nonetheless right here okay with trailer spoilers? Good.
The trailer kicks off on the moon with location vendor Eris Morn and exhibits the Leviathan seen within the sky above the planet. The trailer reveals a few necessary gadgets right away: First, Future 2 is continuous the story from the Presage mission from the Season of the Chosen and the Vox Obscura mission from the just-finished Season of the Risen. Second, the Darkness-created phantom Nightmares from the Shadowkeep growth are enjoying a giant function, bringing outdated, useless enemies again for gamers to take care of, whereas additionally forcing characters to confront errors from their pasts.
It additionally reveals the title of Season 17: The Season of the Haunted.
The trailer closely options the Leviathan, the house of exiled Cabal emperor Calus and a returning location from vanilla Future 2 that was vaulted with the discharge of the Past Mild growth. It appears just like the Leviathan would be the house of the brand new dungeon, which launches on Friday, Might 27, and with it is going to come returning weapons from the Season of Opulence, which included the Menagerie exercise that put gamers again on Leviathan. Our greatest guess is that the weapons you will discover within the dungeon shall be new variations of Menagerie weapons, together with some PvP favorites, just like the Austringer hand cannon and the Beloved sniper rifle.
As for story, we see Eris, Zavala, Crow, and the participant Guardian even participating in what seems to be a seance–so anticipate issues to get spooky as they attempt to take care of the Nightmares related to the moon and the Pyramid ship buried beneath its floor.
It is robust to attract too many extra story conclusions from the trailer since a lot of it focuses on the Leviathan, which has modified considerably because it disappeared with the Past Mild growth. Just like the Glykon Volatus, the ship that was the setting of Presage, the Leviathan seems to have been modified by interactions with the Darkness. It is lined in bizarre Darkness crops and crammed with Scorn enemies. There’s additionally some suggestion that the Leviathan has taken on points of a throne world, with Ascendant portals scattered all through. Looks as if it may get bizarre in there. The Crown of Sorrow, a serious factor of each the raid of the identical title on the Leviathan and the Presage mission, additionally seems to function within the new story.
The trailer additionally exhibits off new Photo voltaic talents, solidifying that the Photo voltaic subclasses would be the subsequent to obtain the three.zero remedy we noticed with Void in the course of the Season of the Risen and the Witch Queen growth. It is robust to inform precisely what new talents may be on supply, however there are not less than some good touches, corresponding to a Warlock snapping their fingers to set enemies on hearth, which seems like a nod to the identical firestarter capabilities from the unique BioShock.
The trailer additionally offers a have a look at a number of the numerous armor units that’ll be out there within the season and presumably the dungeon, a whole lot of it taking up a grotesque, macabre theme to go together with the seance really feel of the season. Bungie launched extra particulars concerning the Season of the Haunted on its web site, filling in a couple of gaps. A returning Unique sidearm from Future 1, the Trespasser, is featured, which fires a burst of Arc bullets. And the trailer ends with a Hunter wielding a flaming, Grim Reaper-style scythe to assault a Scorn Nightmare boss enemy. It is robust to say precisely what that scythe is, whether or not it is a momentary weapon you may decide up just like the Season of the Risen’s Psyonic Spear or a brand new Glaive archetype for gamers to earn by the course of the season.
The Season of the Haunted begins at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET on Tuesday, so we are able to anticipate extra solutions then.
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