Destiny 2 noticed some main leaks over the weekend, simply days earlier than Bungie’s 2022 Destiny 2 Showcase’s debut on Tuesday. A knowledge miner found backend knowledge on Bungie’s web site that exposed season 18’s identify, a significant new function coming in Destiny 2: Lightfall, and which authentic Destiny raid will come to Destiny 2 on Aug. 26.
[Warning: This article contains major spoilers for Bungie’s 2022 Destiny 2 Showcase, which debuts on Tuesday, Aug. 23.]
In a tweet on Friday, knowledge miner and creator of a number of Destiny instruments (together with Ghost Overlay) Josh Hunt revealed photos of inside Bungie knowledge he discovered pertaining to the Destiny 2 Showcase.
Hunt posted the schema of a Bungie product web page for Nebula, the interior identify for the upcoming Lightfall growth. The picture exhibits headers for “Our End,” “Outrun,” (*2*), and, most intriguingly, “Strand.” Leaks have been going round for weeks that Strand would be the identify of Destiny 2’s second Darkness subclass, and Hunt’s leak seemingly confirms that the facility set will make its debut in Lightfall.
Hunt adopted up with one other tweet on Saturday morning, posting product web page details for season 18 and the returning raid. Ginsor, one other longtime knowledge miner within the Destiny neighborhood, endorsed Hunt’s leak with a retweet, and Hunt gave Ginsor credit score for pointing him in the suitable course.
According to the leak, season 18 shall be known as Season of the Plunder, and will see the return of the beloved King’s Fall raid from the unique Destiny’s first main growth, The Taken King. Season of the Plunder will function two various kinds of story missions and two actions: Ketchcrash, No Quarter, Expedition, and Hideouts.
This official identify appears to substantiate a wide range of leaks which were going across the (principally) dependable D2 Leaks Discord for a couple of weeks. The Discord and its corresponding Twitter account counsel that Season of the Plunder shall be a pirate-themed season, and will see the return of Eramis, the large dangerous from Destiny 2: Beyond Light.
As for King’s Fall, Bungie revealed the existence of one other returning raid throughout final 12 months’s reveal for The Witch Queen growth. However, the studio has been tightlipped about which raid will come again, even going as far as to solely use “Redacted” when describing the foundations and dates of the upcoming World’s First race.
This leak got here solely hours earlier than Ginsor leaked a significant crossover between Destiny 2 and Fortnite. Both the crossover, all of the leaked Destiny 2 details mentioned right here, and more will seemingly be introduced throughout the 2022 Destiny 2 Showcase on Tuesday. The showcase will go reside at 9 a.m. PDT/midday EDT on Bungie’s Twitch, YouTube, and bilibili channels.