An announcement from Bungie’s official website lets gamers know that the subsequent Destiny 2 enlargement, known as Beyond Light, will probably be pushed two months previous its meant launch date, to November 10, on account of limitations attributable to working from residence. Because of this the sport’s Season of Arrivals will proceed till that new launch date, giving gamers extra time to spend with the content material earlier than it goes away.
Beyond Light is crucial enlargement for the sport but. It’s meant to kick off a brand new period for the sport, not solely by way of story, but additionally for Bungie, as will probably be the primary enlargement launched for Destiny 2 with out the involvement of Activision. The brand new story line plans to reply threads and questions launched by the vanilla model of the sport almost three years in the past, probably making it probably the most lore-focused releases within the collection’s historical past.
Whereas many video games have continued to hit their launch dates regardless of the present state of the world, this information comes on the heels of a report from the Sport Builders Convention, which put out a survey to 2,500 builders to realize insights into how coronavirus has effected their workload. One in three builders acknowledged that their video games had been delayed as a result of pandemic, whereas 70% stated that they had transitioned to working from residence. Almost equal thirds claimed that their enterprise had declined, remained the identical, or had really elevated within the time since coronavirus restrictions started. The survey additionally reveals that over half of all members believed their productiveness to have dropped, whereas their work hours elevated. In response to the survey, the largest points introduced on by the pandemic have been isolation, lack of communication, and restricted or no entry to crucial instruments which are inaccessible remotely.
Whereas some nations like New Zealand have efficiently quashed coronavirus, many governments, together with the US, have struggled to take action, leading to a prolonging of the pandemic. As this disaster continues, count on the modifications it has on the gaming business to develop and evolve. It will probably not be the top of delays for titles scheduled for launch within the subsequent few months, and probably years.