Beta for Destiny Set for Later This Summer
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 02.09.2014
Activision confirms summer beta for Destiny...
CVG reports that Activision has confirmed that their upcoming game title, Destiny, will enter public beta this summer. Beta timings were revealed by Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg during an earnings call.
The Destiny beta will be a timed PlayStation exclusive and will be available to customers who pre-order the game from selected retailers.
Speaking on the game, Hirshberg said, "We believe Destiny could be Activision Publishing's third billion-dollar franchise, and we're working hard to make it the biggest new IP launch in video game history."
He added: "Together, we are bringing gamers an ambitious and innovative game which combines the intensity of great first-person action, with the character investment and social connections of an RPG in an immense connected universe. We believe the game is on track to deliver record pre-orders for a new franchise, a public beta is planned for summer and we expect to launch the game on September 9. We look forward to expanding this universe for years to come and you'll see much more in the months ahead."
Destiny is set for a release on the PS3, Xbox 360, PS4, and Xbox One on September 9.