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Destiny 2: Spanish Retailer leaks more details

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Draft

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Ewan McGregor, Childish Gambino, and Valkyrie from Fury Road are here to save the day.
 

jett

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Why are the characters showing their (generic) faces in the box art? It's robbing Destiny of one its more distinctive elements, the cool helmets.
 

Japanmanx3

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Box art is simply bot good. Hope that's placeholder or the Limited edition Steelbook looks better. Regardless, I might make this a digital purchase. Initially had Physical Destiny twice (one that came with White PS4, and I bought the Limited edition from a Gaffer who didn't want his Physical copy anymore). Then I bought it digitally just because I was playing it so often and didn't want to keep switching the disc. So we shall see.
 

Carn82

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The boxart is horrible imo. Lame and predictable. Maybe predictable is good for sales?

Wouldnt surprise me if this is Activision's call.. "put a shooty bro marine dude, a black guy and some chick on the cover, should be good!"
 

jdstorm

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Why are the characters showing their (generic) faces in the box art? It's robbing Destiny of one its more distinctive elements, the cool helmets.

I think they are the bad guys.

I hope they are the bad guys

Edit:Very Salty about ME:A
plus Evil Space Olivia Munn is better then what Mass Effect Andromeda pulled when they tried to make Emelia Clarke, Jennifer Lawrence and Donald Glover in the character creator.
 

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Wouldnt surprise me if this is Activision's call.. "put a shooty bro marine dude, a black guy and some chick on the cover, should be good!"

At least we've come far enough to have women and minorities on the actual cover, next move is to not have them be behind the super average white marine guy lol
 

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"Let's put a person of colour and a white woman in the background, but definitely put the generic af white dude in the front."

Jeez, marketing sucks.
 

glaurung

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This has to be it. Is there research to back this up? So many great games get terrible boxes.
We are entering a digital age, box arts are becoming a thing of the past.

That said, the box art is a tilted wolfpack motif, clear and simple. The concept means that the game is about the heroes, not about the opposition. Also a 2.5 vector direction.
 

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Chances the pre-order goes live today after the trailer?

While PC would be nice, I don't want to leave behind all my PS4 friends. So it's A) Get the PS4 version(hopefully with PRO support already in) and skip the pc version or B) Double dip and get both the PC and PS4 versions of the game.
 

Carn82

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At least we've come far enough to have women and minorities on the actual cover, next move is to not have them be behind the super average white marine guy lol

True dat. But still, bald marine dude in the front; we don't want to scare our audiences.
 

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Chances the pre-order goes live today after the trailer?

While PC would be nice, I don't want to leave behind all my PS4 friends. So it's A) Get the PS4 version(hopefully with PRO support already in) and skip the pc version or B) Double dip and get both the PC and PS4 versions of the game.
For sure. They are clearly thirsty for pre-orders
 

Carn82

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Why are the characters showing their (generic) faces in the box art? It's robbing Destiny of one its more distinctive elements, the cool helmets.

Just thinking this over.. Maybe Bungie wants to put a bigger focus on the characters appearences? I mean, we can transfer over our old Guardians and their appearances, that would only make sense if they actually put some work in scenes that show our guardians, like in dialogues / cutscenes etc.
 

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the boxart is ugly as shit, whatever happened to the other races?

I agree, this boxart is some of the worst I've seen.

You have this incredibly unique game with a beautiful art style, exotic locations and armor, diverse races and species....and yet the box art is about as boring as can be - three humans, helmets off, boring looking armor, with not much else going on. It's like they're intentionally trying to make it not look like a sci fi / fantasy shooter, and more like COD.
 

Heckler456

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That boxart serves its purpose. They need to be absolutely sure that the player buying it knows it's not just another expansion, but rather an entirely new 60 dollar product. The big-ass 2 achieves that in a clear-cut way, and frankly, it fits the sleek aesthetic Destiny already has.
 

GlamFM

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I'd get the limited or collectors edition, but also want the game digital. Am I screwed?

No, but stupid. Just get the digital version and ignore all the plastic crap.

That boxart serves its purpose. They need to be absolutely sure that the player buying it knows it's not just another expansion, but rather an entirely new 60 dollar product. The big-ass 2 achieves that in a clear-cut way, and frankly, it fits the sleek aesthetic Destiny already has.

Exactly.
 

arcticice

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2 expansions, and then TTK and ROI type expansions as well? I'll get complete edition in 2019 for $25 :D
 

singhr1

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Feel bad for the workers at Bungie. Shitty that everything's leaking.

I mean this is the shit they stuff in at end of trailers. Nothing substantial has leaked. There are bad dudes out there and you need to go kill em by getting good gear. We don't know where we are going or who we're going to meet.
 
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A paracord? A solar rug? Wha...? Will have to see that stuff. Hopefully this means it'll go up for pre order today.

Doesn't matter to me I'll be getting the digital version of this with the first couple DLCs. Got physical last time and regretted it because I played it so much.

And yeah if thats the final box art it sucks. I dont care. Gimme more Destiny.
 

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You think it'll be on steam?

Undoubtedly. Blizzard renaming Battle.net to Blizzard is the clearest sign yet that it has no intention of opening up the service to non-Blizzard games (the other being the fact that the leaked roadmap that mentioned "Bnet2.0-3rdParty" is now seven years old).
 

JCH!

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Man, I am really amused by all this boxart hate.

Yes, it's not the most interesting boxart but the worst ever? Are you serious?

Also, honest question: does the boxart have any influence in whether you buy a game or not? It has never been a factor in my case.

It is such an unimportant factor in my opinion (I mean, I look at them for 2 seconds while swapping games) that it's weird to see people reacting this way.
 

Deku Tree

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dit: For those asking for details. The source showed us the information privately. He isn't suposed to do that. I thought it was OK to publish the pictures, and did it. Now that person is about to be fired. I'm so, so down I might quit Universo Destiny if that happens. If you ever happen to be in my situation do NEVER post it until your source says it's okay. Gold on Reddit and that kind of stuff is not worth for getting someone

Omg thread deleted.
 

johancruijff

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Man, I am really amused by all this boxart hate.

Yes, it's not the most interesting boxart but the worst ever? Are you serious?

Also, honest question: does the boxart have any influence in whether you buy a game or not? It has never been a factor in my case.

It is such an unimportant factor in my opinion (I mean, I look at them for 2 seconds while swapping games) that it's weird to see people reacting this way.

don't you value the intrinsic artistic value of boxarts you fucking heathen?
 

Calm Killer

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This still doesn't interest me in the least. Given the main premise for Destiny is just mindless grinding for weapons that you will just end up grinding to replace is a broken system for me. I preordered the $90 version for Destiny release and that turned out to be a huge mistake. I will be passing on this one, at least until I get to see some gameplay and word of mouth.
 
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