Destiny 2‘s Eververse retailer has at all times been a contentious factor amongst followers, as is to be anticipated from a microtransaction-based retailer. With the launch of the upcoming Season of the Dawn replace, Bungie is making some welcome adjustments primarily based on participant suggestions.
In the newest This Week at Bungie blog post, quite a few adjustments to Eververse are outlined. It begins out by acknowledging that sure gadgets will nonetheless stay solely purchasable with Silver–a premium forex acquired solely with real-world money–as against Bright Dust, which is obtainable by merely enjoying the sport. “Offering some amount of Eververse content for Silver only is part of ensuring we are able to fund our ability to keep creating and maintaining Destiny and supporting the team that makes Destiny,” it defined.
However, Bungie is shifting the proportion of content material that’s Silver-exclusive. Whereas it says the present season has about 50% of its content material additionally offered for Bright Dust, Season of the Dawn will see that determine improve to 80%. That signifies that solely round a fifth of what is offered on Eververse would require you to plunk down real-world cash to amass it.
In one other enchancment, Bungie can be going to be clearer about which gadgets you’ll buy with Bright Dust. In the previous, gamers have been left to guess whether or not they would finally be capable of buy a given Eververse merchandise utilizing Bright Dust as a part of the weekly stock rotation. Going ahead, it’ll announce on social media which gadgets within the weekly refresh will solely be offered for Silver. That approach, you possibly can confidently buy one thing you are eager about straight away with out having to fret about purchaser’s regret later within the season.
Additionally, Eververse will now not help you purchase something you already personal. In the previous, you’d should both keep in mind or seek the advice of your in-game Collection menu to confirm for those who owned, say, a given shader being offered on the shop.
The weblog put up additionally notes some adjustments to how Bright Dust is awarded. Completing Dawning weekly (200 Bright Dust) and repeatable (10) bounties will grant you simply as a lot as Strike, Crucible, and Gambit bounties. The identical will probably be true for Crimson Days as soon as the Valentine’s Day-themed occasion arrives.
“We’re committed to continually and thoughtfully adjusting the Eververse store to ensure it’s a balanced and optional part of the Destiny player experience while also ensuring that we can support the team creating and evolving Destiny,” Bungie stated. “Please keep the feedback coming, and thanks for all you do to support the team.”
These are simply a number of the many adjustments outlined the weblog put up, which previews the patch notes which can be to come back with subsequent week’s Season of the Dawn replace. That patch will carry not simply a wide range of new playable content material (and sparrows on Mercury!), however adjustments to every of the three playable lessons, some good adjustments to Gunsmith and Crucible bounties, and way more.
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