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What Destiny 2's lore suggests about the future of Bungie's MMO shooter


The arrival of Destiny 2 on PC will, inevitably, change the way the story of Bungie's MMO is told. In its first, console-bound iteration, uncovering Destiny's secrets meant a slow process of investigation and exploration—endless theorising about lore and level design, poking at the corners of every environment in search of clues. Although some data mining did occur back then, the presence of Destiny 2 on PC makes more substantial leaks a fact of life: something Bungie will need to have a plan for unless they want the story of their game to be told through Reddit threads and spoilerific YouTube thumbnails.

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Even so, there's merit in taking Destiny 2 as it comes: and even if you're committed to digging through the game's files, making sense of what you find means understanding the context of Destiny's story so far. With that in mind, this article is intended to get you up to speed on some of the headier elements of Destiny's lore—the stuff that

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