Coming off the heels of a successful alpha run, Bungie and Activision have outlined the special editions and announced a release date for the beta on Microsoft platforms.
The beta will be coming to Xbox One and 360 on July 23. PlayStation platforms will have access to the beta on July 17 with the beta scheduled to end for all players on July 27. Be sure to watch the latest trailer for the beta below for additional information.
The limited edition for Destiny includes a metal case, an arms and armament field guide, novelty postcards, an antique star chart, an exclusive player emblem and ship variant, and access to both Destiny expansion packs. PlayStation users will have access to exclusive content from the expansion packs at least until fall 2015. The limited addition will run you $99.99.
The Ghost edition will include all of the above as well as a Ghost model replica, featuring motion-activated lights and voice recordings from Peter Dinklage, the voice of Ghost. This edition will also include a letter of introduction, as well as more novelty items from the Golden Age, such as pictures, patches, stickers, and more. The Ghost edition will be available for $149.99.
Those who pre-ordered the digital-exclusive Destiny Guardian edition will have access to the expansion packs as well as an exclusive digital content pack. This edition will be $89.99. The two expansions can be pre-ordered for $34.99 as a bundle and will be priced individually at $19.99 each and will include new story missions, co-op activities, multiplayer stages, and additional armor, weapons, and gear. The special editions can be viewed in the image gallery below.
Destiny is a new first-person shooter franchise that promises to combine epic storytelling and satisfying gunplay with a deep and immersive story. If you're interested in learning more about Destiny, follow our cover story hub by clicking the banner below or watch our Test Chamber on the recent alpha.
Destiny is set to release on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 on September 9.