In just a few days, “Destiny” is here and you can start defending the galaxy however you desire (I personally will be warlock-ing it up at midnight on Tuesday.) If you want to get a jump on things, Activision and Bungie announced that if you pre-ordered the digital version of the game for Xbox One or PlayStation 4, you can go ahead and pre-load the game!
Be one of the first to immediately start the game at midnight by pre-loading the game ahead of time. Just remember you have to wait till it is midnight on the west coat.
The game is set seven hundred years into the future in a post-apocalyptic setting following a prosperous period of exploration, peace, and technological advancement known as the Golden Age. In a universe where humans have spread out and colonized planets in the Solar System, an event known as “the Collapse” saw the mysterious dissolution of these colonies, the end of the Golden Age, and mankind teetering on the brink of extinction. The only known survivors of the Collapse are those living on Earth, who were saved by “the Traveler,” a white, spherical celestial body whose appearance centuries before had enabled humans to reach the stars. The Traveler now hovers above the last safe city on Earth, and its presence allows the Guardians — the defenders of the City — the ability to wield an unknown power, only referred to as “The Light.”
Upon mankind’s first attempt to repopulate and reconstruct after the Collapse, it is discovered that hostile alien races have occupied mankind’s former colonies and civilizations and are now encroaching upon the City. The player takes on the role of one such Guardian, and is tasked with reviving the Traveler while investigating and destroying the alien threats before humanity is completely wiped out.