Bungie, Vicarious Visions and Activision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), has announced that Destiny 2 Expansion II: Warmind is now available for download on PlayStation®4, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, and PC. The PC version of the expansion is available exclusively on Battle.net®, Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed online-gaming platform. Destiny 2 Expansion II: Warmind marks the second official expansion to the award-winning Destiny 2, and sequel to the critically acclaimed Destiny videogame. Warmind includes new gear, deeper endgame content, activities, an all-new story, and features an epic new boss battle that challenges players in new ways. In Warmind, players will meet Ana Bray, a hero voiced by prominent actress Jamie Chung.
The expansion continues to build on the Destiny 2 universe for the dedicated and returning fans who want to enjoy a fresh chapter in a story campaign. Players venture into a polar ice cap on Mars to explore epic adventures and activities. For players seeking an extremely challenging experience, Warmind includes an all-new endgame activity called Escalation Protocol. In this mode, players fight through increasingly difficult waves of Hive combatants. Included in the expansion and going live on Friday, 11th May is a new Raid Lair, a Destiny fan-favorite endgame activity, called “Spire of Stars,” that offers new areas to explore, a brand-new boss to conquer, and unique rewards to acquire.
Additionally, with the launch of Warmind, Season 3 gameplay updates begin for all players of Destiny 2; these include powerful upgrades to Exotic weapons, the introduction of Ranked Crucible play, new Crucible maps, Private Matches, additional Vault Space, and much more.
“We are excited about the future of the Destiny franchise. Together, as partners with Bungie, we have taken various steps to create a dialogue between those who make the game, and those who play.” said Byron Beede, executive vice president and general manager for Destiny at Activision. He added, “Warmind represents another step toward bringing the Destiny 2 hobby back to our dedicated players.”