Destiny Beta Thread

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  1. Tom Bombadildo
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    I forgot
    For those who don't know, the Destiny Beta had started Thursday for PS4/PS3 users (and will start the 23rd for Xbox One/360 users), so I decided to make a universal Destiny Beta thread.

    Here we will talk about the beta, our experiences, our thoughts on the game, and maybe some of you can set up a little meet up in the game if you so desire.

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    So...I suppose I'll start off.

    I have the PS4 version and gameplay wise I found the game to be quite fun...when I could actually play the missions. For some reason, I kept getting disconnected from the Destiny servers every once a while, it got so bad that I could only finish 1 mission in 30-45 minutes of playing >.> I assume it was just a traffic problem (since my internet didn't drop out for anything else, and I did multiple PS4 network tests which stated it was stable and fine) so it's understandable. I'll be giving it a try later today again to hopefully complete a few more missions and such.

    I also had some audio issues with the game, every now and again the audio would skip for a second or so during missions and running around the first city, wondering if anyone else was having the same issue?
     


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    Hey, Destiny Beta is great!
    In regards to issues, I've had issues with the sound also cutting off or skipping sometimes, other than that connection has not been a problem on my end, we should schedule a meeting in Destiny! :P
     
  3. BORTZ

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    I have been lucky enough to be included in the Alpha and the Beta. In my opinion the game feels like everything Skyrim did correctly placed into a mold of everything Halo did correctly with some Borderlands for flavor.

    When I booted into the game, everything feels right. Just like it did in the Alpha. The movement is smooth, the guns kick, and enemies recoil when shot. The environments are beautiful, even if it is rusty old russia.

    I really enjoy the new missions, Especially the ones that require you to defend a point for a set amount of time. They can make you feel quite epic in your own right.

    Bugs, I really havent ran into any to speak of. Connectivity for me is fine, no audio hic ups, etc. I have lost fire teammates when jumping around the crucible, but nothing other than that.

    Also lets take a minute to remember that I have the worlds greatest girlfriend. She has heard nothing but Destiny from me for the last 2 or 3 months, and when I told her I got into the Beta you can guess that she was "thrilled". My download started thursday at 4:30 and I didnt get to play till last night. She came over (after work mind you, instead of going home for a well deserved soak in the tub or something), just to see me play. And she brought me this :
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    Two slim jims, two cliff bars, pretzel M&Ms (the best kind), blue refresher (also the best kind), cheese puffs, and a jones soda root beer. The card contains puns about how this game is my Destiny. ​
     
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    It's definetely one of the best mashups ever!
     
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    Oh if anyone needs codes, ask any of us. I have 2 for PS4.
     
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    If you still have one I would like one. Thanks.
     
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    I too got in the alpha and beta. I'm hooked! I want to see more and see how much galaxy we can explore. In the story the Ghost mentions different classes of jump ships can go to further systems so I'm hoping there is a whole load more planets.

    Whats the deal with the locked moon mission?

    I don't really have anything bad to say about the game which is very rare. It's a bit annoying when you clear an area, move forward a few steps, turn around and everything has respawned!

    I found a place by the wrecked tanker ships where you can go down into a basement and there are some uber powerful enemies, 3 or 4 that can't be killed. When you shoot them it says IMMUNE only the grenade stun seems to effect them.
     
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    The moon mission is only for level 6 guardians I think xD
     
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    Oh I'm level 8 and it's still locked and says buy the game on 9/9.
    Maybe it'll become unlocked later on.
     
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    That was what my friends and I surmised. We guess its there because we will get to go there eventually.
     
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    Maybe when the Xbox One beta launches?
     
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    I forgot
    Gave it a try earlier today, had gotten disconnected a few times...

    Tried it again and it's been working alright since, so I guess it's just PSN issues.

    I tried out one of the Versus matches, the matchmaking is terribad ._. My team consisted of 3 lvl 5's (along with myself) and 1 level 8, whereas the other team was just all level 8s ._. We were able to put up a little bit of a fight, but we still got straight pooped on in the end. I liked it, though, it was quite fun and the one map I played on was pretty nicely made.
     
  13. BORTZ

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    In other news, Venus looks freaking beautiful
     
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    Old Russia though.
     
  15. BORTZ

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    Oh i never said old russia didnt look amazing. I cant WAIT to see more Venus and the redwood forest on Mars.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    Haha, sure xD
    So, DESTINY later on? I'm at work right now :/
     
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    I might be on later, find me. I am BortzANATOR, you know here and there.
     
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    Sounds good, I'm soilxkirax on PSN, XBOX LIVE and GBATemp lawl
     
  19. ComeTurismO

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    My brother in law got me a code, am excited to play it on my PS3!
     
  20. BORTZ

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    The matchmaking is kinda poor, but what do you expect with a level system. BUT, the competitive multiplayer is tons of fun to play. Im really really hooked.

    August is going to blow :sadbortz:
     
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