Evil Avatar  



Go Back   Evil Avatar > Daily Gaming News > News Items

» Sponsored Links


» Recent Threads
Marvel Ultimate Alliance...
Last post by Terran
Today 02:59 PM
12 Replies, 631 Views
Picts - Waiting to...
Last post by SpectralThundr
Today 02:13 PM
18,173 Replies, 2,983,393 Views
Liberals gone wild
Last post by SpectralThundr
Today 02:12 PM
2,916 Replies, 393,727 Views
Beyond Good & Evil 2...
Last post by Chimpbot
Today 01:12 PM
17 Replies, 623 Views
Godzilla King of the...
Last post by Chimpbot
Today 12:53 PM
23 Replies, 804 Views
Overwatch's Winter...
Last post by brandonjclark
Today 12:07 PM
3 Replies, 200 Views
Monster Hunter World...
Last post by EL CABONG
Today 11:26 AM
8 Replies, 550 Views
Alien Blackout Teased...
Last post by Chimpbot
Today 10:07 AM
63 Replies, 4,012 Views
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-18-2017, 02:14 PM   #1
Emabulator
The Voight-Kampff
 
Emabulator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: The Garden State
Posts: 31,184
Blog Entries: 58
Destiny 2 Early Access Beta Has Begun On PS4


The Destiny 2 early access beta has begun on PS4. Xbox One players who have pre-ordered the game can jump in tomorrow.

Quote:
The Destiny 2 early access beta has begun for PlayStation 4, and will launch tomorrow on Xbox One at 10 am PDT. Players globally can play the Destiny 2 console open beta on July 21 through July 23. The Destiny 2 beta features a variety of activities including the opening story mission, Homecoming, and cooperative and competitive modes.
Emabulator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2017, 04:24 PM   #2
Emabulator
The Voight-Kampff
 
Emabulator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: The Garden State
Posts: 31,184
Blog Entries: 58
Destiny 2 Classes: All The Titan Sentinel Skills
Emabulator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2017, 04:26 PM   #3
Emabulator
The Voight-Kampff
 
Emabulator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: The Garden State
Posts: 31,184
Blog Entries: 58
Emabulator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2017, 05:45 AM   #4
Robberbaron
Death Knight
 
Robberbaron's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Posts: 55
What about my $100 PC Pre order?
Robberbaron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2017, 07:46 AM   #5
Demo_Boy
@DemoEvolved on Twitter
 
Demo_Boy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Toronto
Posts: 4,776
Blog Entries: 7
I really hate how the industry has repurposed the meaning of Open Beta from "we want feedback to help us find the things we missed" to "here's the game two days early because you paid for it already"
Demo_Boy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2017, 02:03 PM   #6
PacerDawn
Choadwanger
 
PacerDawn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 2,914
Quote:
Originally Posted by Demo_Boy View Post
I really hate how the industry has repurposed the meaning of Open Beta from "we want feedback to help us find the things we missed" to "here's the game two days early because you paid for it already"
I really hate how the industry has people paying them to test their software. With any other kind of computer software it's the other way around. But hey, people seem to want to do it so more power to them. Though, I can't believe the quality of the feedback is all that great. That's probably why many games are such buggy messes upon launch.

Paying for QA shouldn't be optional, but the game industry seems to think that it is and fans have short memories anyway so why not?
__________________
The last time someone slipped viagra in my drink, I found out the hard way.
PacerDawn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2017, 09:52 PM   #7
MADxMrMike
Evil Dead
 
MADxMrMike's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Arlington, Texas
Posts: 976
Having a good time with my friends on the strike and PvP. If the first story mission is any indication of how the rest will be for PvE I'm excited! Also the scale of the Strike is huge and I hope they are all like that.

The pace in PvP is a little slower(TTK in PvP, ability cool downs, etc..) and I'm digging it. Also each match isn't a super and heavy weapon fest like D1. You have to plan when to use them and it makes for a more intense, team focused experience.

I personally like being rewarded for supporting a game I love. So yeah I'm OK with buying a game early(because I would buy it day 1 anyway) and getting some reward in exchange(early access to beta, content, etc.). It's win win in my eyes.

As for QA I agree with this to some degree however it depends on the game. A game of this scale needs to run in the wild to truly test it. The sheer amount of people and resources it takes to run Destiny is more than a simple in house QA team could handle. Much less really push it to see what would happen under real stress. So why not use the fan base to do it? Fans get a taste, designers get results, and the game is better(hopefully). I think the feedback is pretty solid. Games like Destiny will have trends in forums that will scream what is wrong and instantly give designers feedback on what they should look at.
__________________
I'm one with the Force, and the Force is with me.

Xbox - reload in 3
PSN - MADxMrMike
MADxMrMike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2017, 11:41 PM   #8
Evil Avatar
Citizen Game
 
Evil Avatar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 33,378
Blog Entries: 20
I think I've got an extra code.
__________________
I'm bad, and that's good. I will never be good, and that's not bad. There's no one I'd rather be than me.
Evil Avatar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2017, 07:12 AM   #9
Chimpbot
Godzillaologist
 
Chimpbot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Third Planet of the Black Hole
Posts: 8,520
Quote:
Originally Posted by Evil Avatar View Post
I think I've got an extra code.
I'll screw around with Destiny 2 for a bit, if you're getting rid of an extra code that may or may not exist.
__________________
EvAv's Senior Godzillaologist
Member of the Nintendo Offensive Front
Chimpbot is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
actvision, bungie, destiny 2

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:59 PM.