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Destiny 2 Lightfall Release Date, Pre-Order, New Subclass, Story and More

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 2:38 pm
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Destiny 2 Lightfall is the fifth expansion for developer Bungie’s looter-shooter. We’ve got everything you need to know about the Lightfall expansion in Destiny 2 right here. This will include details on the release date, pre-order bonus, story, and gameplay details.

Read on to find out Destiny 2 Lightfall release date and more.

What is the Destiny 2 Lightfall release date?

It’s not long now, Destiny 2 Lightfall has a confirmed release date set for 28 February 2023.

The Lightfall expansion will be available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. It can also be pre-ordered right now.

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Destiny 2 Lightfall pre order

That’s right, the fifth expansion is available for pre order as we speak! But are there any special editions, and do they come with any pre order bonuses?

Yes, in fact, there are three editions to pick from: the Standard, the Lightfall + Annual Pass, and the Collector’s Edition. Pre-ordering any edition before February 28, 2023, will grant players instant access to items that can be acquired from Master Rahool in the Tower, or, for new players, Shaw Han in the Cosmodrome.

  • Standard Edition
    • New Lightfall Campaign
    • New Destination: Neptune
    • New Exotic Gear
    • New Raid
  • Lightfall + Annual Pass
    • All Standard Edition Content
    • All Year 6 Season Passes (4 Seasons Total)
    • 2 Dungeons During Year 6
  • Collector’s Edition
    • All Lightfall + Annual Pass Content
    • Digital Soundtrack for Destiny 2: Lightfall
    • 8″ Pouka Replica Figure with LED Lights and Stand 
    • Vanguard Lore Books
    • Letter from Zavala
    • Mini-Lithograph
    • Vinyl Sticker
    • Destiny 2: Lightfall Collector’s Edition Unique Emblem Code

You can find out more about each edition and the pre order bonuses here on the official website.

Destiny 2 Lightfall story

The Lightfall expansion will have you fighting against The Witness and his disciple, Calus. Calus has been putting together an army of Cabals known as the Shadow Legion. They have since taken over the futuristic city of Neomuna, set on Neptune.

The Shadow Legion is harnessing a mystical power called Suppression. It is now your job, amongst other fellow Guardians and Cloudstrides, to protect Neomuna.

Here’s what Bungie’s official website has to say about Destiny 2 Lightfall

Alternatively, check out the trailer here!

Destiny 2 Lightfall New Subclass – Strand

Destiny 2 Lightfall introduces a new subclass called Strand. This is the game’s fifth subclass, and you can switch around between Arc, Solar, Stasis, Strand, and Void, at any time if you have unlocked them. 

Strand has a green UI and adds unique new super abilities for every subclass. Hunters are Threadrunners, equipping a whip, whilst Titans wield a giant claw and are called Tyrants, and Warlocks let off strand missiles and are referred to as Architects.

That’s all we’ve got for you at this point in time, be sure to check out some of our other Destiny pages and queries in the mean time. We’ll be covering everything you can think of until the Destiny 2 Lightfall release date of February 28th 2023.

What was the most recent Destiny 2 expansion?

The Witch Queen is the latest expansion by Bungie for Destiny 2.

What is Destiny?

Destiny was the first new IP from Bungie since they started the famous Halo franchise. It was a big part of the 8th-generation console launch and became an incredibly successful online FPS title.

Years later, Destiny 2 was the big expansion that promised to be even more popular than the first title. At that mark, the game hasn’t failed, with more than 200,000 players at the same time at its peak.

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