Bungie Talks Gaining Allies And Crafting In Destiny
Yesterday we heard talk of how big Bungie is going with their beta for Destiny. Today we’re receiving more reason to be interested in getting involved in that beta.
Bungie’s latest Mailsack blog post shows off some new screenshots and fresh details.
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Essentially the blog post touches on NPC allies and how there aren’t really any.
“Why would you want to recruit a Non-Player Character, when the world of Destiny is populated with Guardians?” Bungie asks. “Every hero from the last safe city on Earth will be driven by a living, thinking player with a racing pulse and an itchy trigger finger. You’ll come across characters bound to the software, of course, but your allies will be the other players who join you on your adventures.”
On the shooter’s beta phase, Bungie said it would consist of, “Enough to tell us what we need to know, but not so much that you’ll be left with no more worlds to conquer. Ever served Bungie as a beta tester? This will be the biggest proving grounds we’ve ever opened up to you before we were go for final launch.”
“The Tower will be a place where you can restore and upgrade your weapons and gear,” Bungie replied when asked about crafting. “Some of the loot you capture on your missions will be items that you can equip or wield. Other treasures that you reap from the action you sow will be raw materials that you need to upgrade your inventory. The best thing is that your rewards will be pre-destined. The fates know what you need, and your fortunes will favor the brave.”
Destiny certainly looks like a world I could get lost in but does it register on your radar?