Engadget accidentally hit the publish button early and leaked some pretty big news on Bungie’s online-only multiplayer shooter. While new content will continue to cost money, the core game (year-one content) will reportedly be renamed “Destiny 2: First Light” and be free to play.
Destiny 2 is also leaving Battle.net and coming to Steam and Google Stadia. Xbox and PC players are getting a cross-save feature that allows them to access the same characters, and there will be no more console-exclusive content.
Leaks suggested this cash-free Destiny experience would go live alongside Shadowkeep’s launch on September 27. But we’ve spotted that the base game and year one expansions are no longer available for purchase on Xbox Live or PSN. Whether this means a free launch is imminent or precautions ahead of Shadowkeep preorders likely going live later today.