In its newest weekly weblog submit, Bungie revealed an entire overhaul for its Ghost system coming in Future 2: Past Gentle. Gamers will lastly get to decide on their Ghost by its look, not the baked-in perks it comes with. As an alternative, gamers will have the ability to customise their Ghost with mods, equally to the Armor 2.zero system added final yr.
In Future 2, Ghosts are the little robots that resurrect characters once they die, and the angel on the Guardian’s shoulder that does a lot of the speaking for them. Presently, gamers can get completely different shells for his or her Ghost, customizing the way in which it appears and providing their character bonus perks, like monitoring chests on a particular planet.
However Future 2 Ghosts at the moment have an issue: The perks are static on sure shells, which means you’ll be able to’t simply beautify your automated pal the way in which you need. The 2 most fascinating perks, Guiding Gentle (an XP bonus) and Pace Demon (permits gamers to immediately summon their Sparrow car), solely come on a choose few Ghost shells.
Bungie’s new system will change all that. All Ghosts, no matter whether or not they’re Unique or Legendary, will function on an vitality system in Past Gentle. Very equally to how gamers enhance and customise their armor, gamers will have the ability to use numerous currencies to improve their Ghosts with extra vitality, permitting for much more customization.
Completely different mods will price completely different quantities of vitality, and gamers will have the ability to combine and match mods to verify they’ve the perk mixtures they need. A lot of the perks at the moment out there on Ghosts will mechanically turn out to be Ghost mods when Past Gentle launches, however gamers should hunt some mods down on this planet, like they do with armor. Bungie is not going to promote mods within the Eververse retailer.
Each Ghost will function an Expertise mod slot, a Monitoring mod slot, an Financial mod slot, and an Exercise mod slot; gamers will have the ability to entry the Exercise mod slot solely by Masterworking their Ghost. Gamers will use completely different tiers of expertise mods to extend their seasonal positive aspects, in addition to a number of different mods, together with ones that will increase the possibility to earn the uncommon Enhancement Prism supplies from finishing Strikes. Bungie didn’t point out the favored Pace Demon perk in its weblog submit.
All Ghosts at the moment in Future 2 will see this improve when Bungie launches Future 2: Past Gentle on Nov. 10 for Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Home windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X, and Xbox Sequence S. The studio has not confirmed a PlayStation 5 launch date.