Bethesda Details ‘Destiny 2: Warmind’ Expansion
Everything coming with the new Destiny 2 DLC
Bethesda has detailed the second Destiny 2 expansion, which is called Warmind. Players will be able to continues their Guardian’s journey with all-new activities; get new weapons and gear; and explore new endgame content. The event takes players to Mars, where they will battle new foes and reach a higher Light level.
The new expansion isn’t just a few more weapons and maps, there will be an all-new story to explore as well. Bethesda detailed the new story adding, “Ana Bray, a Guardian long thought lost, searches for a connection to her past…one that could be hidden forever beneath the polar ice cap of Mars. As Golden Age satellites begin slamming back to ground, glaciers begin to thaw, revealing the core of the Warmind Rasputin –and an ancient Hive army bent on its destruction.” The publisher added, “Now free, the Hive swarm in service to their god.”
The expansion takes place on a new destination, Hellas Basin, set within the frozen landscape of Mars’ pole. Players will journey across massive glaciers, through rocky red caverns, and Hive infested caves in search of new weapons and gear, and to test themselves against new threats and challenges.
As for end-game content, Warmind features an all new Raid lair, a new Hive faction ,and brand-new endgame ritual called Escalation Protocol. The new Raid Lair is called Spire of Stars, this Raid Lair is one of the pinnacle activities in Warmind and offers players some big rewards. Escalation Protocol is a player triggered event where players will fight escalating waves of enemies and slay challenging bosses right alongside their friends in a PvE setting. Hoard modes are pretty popular, so fans should be happy to see a new one coming their way. There will also be destination-themed armor with matching weapons, brand new and reprised exotics, and a powerful key moment relic.
PlayStation Exclusive Content is also coming at launch, PlayStation gamers will get access to an additional timed-exclusive Strike called “The Insight Terminus”. In the event, Zavala needs a team of Guardians to break into a Vex tomb on Nessus that has been overrun by the Cabal. Defeat the powerful Psion commander before he can take over the Vex gateway network and reap the rewards. This will also include an earnable timed exclusive Armor set for each class. The Timed exclusive content is expected to run until at least Fall 2018.