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Destiny will be updated once more before

Destiny is still going strong and it'll continue to get even more popular thanks to the upcoming release of The Taken King.

However, even if you are not purchasing the expansion, big changes are coming which will improve many aspects of the original version of the game. 

Here's what's in the upcoming update:


- Character Level Cap for all players will be raised to 34
- Level Cap for The Taken King will be 40
- You will be able to level up by gaining XP alone
- Character Level and Light are now separate statistics
- Your Character Level will be grandfathered into your highest possible
- Light Level from all gear in your inventory and vault
- Attack and Defence ratings for armour and weapons will be translated to the new systems - their power levels will be unchanged
- Grimoire Score has been moved from the Character Nameplate and now displays in the Character Screen


- A Quest Screen will be added to your Menu
- Tracks all active Quests
- Abandoned Quests can be recovered in the Hall of Guardians
- Year One Activities have been converted to the Quest system


- Bounty slots will be increased to 16
- Incomplete Year One Bounties will be auto-abandoned on 09/08 in preparation for launch of The Taken King
- Incomplete Year One Exotic Bounties are auto-completed with their respective Vendors
- Year One bounties issues by Eris will be retired
- Reputation with Crota’s Bane can continue to be earned by completing Quests in The Taken King


- Collections have been added to the Tower
- Emblems/Shaders can be found near Eva Lavante
- Ships can be found near Amanda Holliday
- Exotic Armour and Weapon Blueprint added to the Tower
- You will now have the Blueprint for all Exotics you own in your Collection
- Report to the Vanguard in the Hall of Guardians


- Motes of Light will be used to grant XP to Weapons and Armour
- Class-specific Armour materials will be deprecated in favour of a unified Armour Material
- Vanguard Quartermaster, Roni-9940, will exchange old materials for armour material [Update: This change takes effect on 09/15]
Weapons & Armour

- Revised Sandbox balance will be in effect, based on our previous analysis

- Fallen Wolf Hunt Patrols will retreat in anticipation of the arrival of Oryx in your solar system
With the addition of these new features, some elements of the original game will be left behind when you download the 2.0 update.

- Vanguard & Crucible Marks: Activities where you previously earned Vanguard/Crucible marks will now grant Legendary Marks. On Tuesday, your current Vanguard/Crucible marks will converted into faction commendations. [Update: This change takes effect on 09/15]

- The Elder Cipher will no longer drop upon completion of the Skolas Challenge Arena in the Prison of Elders. The Exotic items offered with the Elder Cipher will now have a chance to drop from the Prison of Elders Treasure Chest.

Edited On 04 Sep, 2015

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SilverShane 1 year ago
Can't wait for this it seems like there changing or updating everything that was bad about the first year I played for hundreds of hours but boredom hit me around April and I stopped playing but can't wait to get back into it
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Bindiana 1 year ago
The shopto Deathdealers are looking forward to 15 September :)
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jay.hamilton 1 year ago
Yeah baby . anyone picking up destiny who hasnt already . we still got the shopto clan going strong . search ShopTo DeathDealers if you want to join the clan

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