On Thursday, Bungie revealed an excellent bit of reports round Future 2 forward of the sport’s Past Mild growth, out Nov. 10. Between its weekly weblog put up and a Twitch stream, the studio touched on development and transmog, in addition to the very best Sparrow announcement in years.
Just a few weeks in the past, Bungie revealed plans to dramatically change how Ghosts work in Future 2. However the studio didn’t point out the Ghost’s at present hottest mod: Velocity Demon. Velocity Demon permits gamers to immediately mount their in-game bike — the Sparrow — with out having to carry the button down for just a few seconds. It’s typically seen as a “must-have perk” on all Ghosts. On Thursday, Bungie revealed that each one Sparrows will summon immediately, fully eradicating the necessity for Velocity Demon.
On The Weekly stream, sport director Luke Smith additionally introduced that Future 2 followers can Transmog their gear — altering the look of an merchandise with out altering the stats — to a different piece of armor they’ve earned prior to now. Gamers don’t must bodily preserve this armor to Transmog it, Bungie will pull from all armor gamers have beforehand earned — permitting followers to free-up some much-needed Vault area. Bungie introduced its plans for a Transmog system months in the past, however we nonetheless don’t know when it’s going to arrive.
Per @thislukesmith – You needn’t have armor items in your vault when Transmog goes reside for them to be eligible. Collections primarily based.
Unlock some vault area.
— dmg04 (@A_dmg04) October 29, 2020
Group supervisor Dmg04 took to Twitter to verify and elaborate on Smith’s announcement.
Apart from the Sparrow and Transmog modifications, Bungie additionally introduced just a few main updates to the sport’s development and economic system through the weekly weblog put up.
Bungie will simplify gamers’ development in Past Mild. All gamers — new and veteran — will begin at not less than 1050 Energy (with greater Energy gamers sustaining their present Energy). Gamers may even have extra choices to extend their Energy in Past Mild, with actions providing further Highly effective drops after their weekly problem is rewarded. Whereas Bungie assured gamers diversifying their play remains to be the quickest method to the brand new 1250 Energy cap, taking part in a single exercise for many of the week will nonetheless improve your Energy transferring ahead.
In Past Mild, Bungie will provide gamers extra Shiny Mud — the in-game foreign money used to buy beauty gadgets — from the sport’s Season Cross. And gamers should purchase extra prestigious improve supplies, like Enhancement Prisms, from The Spider.
With lower than two weeks till Future 2: Past Mild, Bungie is ramping its efforts to element gamers on the extra esoteric modifications coming in 12 months 4. In subsequent week’s weblog, Bungie will reveal a part of the Past Mild patch notes. The sport will then go down for 14 hours forward of the brand new growth, with servers shutting down on Nov. 9 at 10 p.m. EST and coming again up on Nov. 10 at 12 p.m. EST.
Bungie will launch Future 2: Past Mild on Nov. 10 for Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Home windows PC, and Xbox One. On Dec. 8, Bungie will launch the next-gen model for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection X.