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Destiny 2 is now officially on Discord

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Destiny 2 is offline until tomorrow, which leaves diehard fans with a problem. What to do until then? Fortunately for all, Bungie has an idea: Come hang out in the new, official Discord server.

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The server is heavily populated, as you'd expect, and has links to all the Destiny and Bungie-related resources you could ask for, including Bungie blog posts, tweets, social media sites, vidocs, and Bungie support updates. There's no open chat channel, but there are links to Destiny 2 LFG and Destiny Reddit servers where you can talk your face off with your fellow Guardians. A couple of Bungie staffers, including social media manager Griffin Bennett and community manager dmg04, also appear to be hanging out.

I'll admit to being a little surprised that there wasn't an official Destiny 2 Discord server before today—it's such a natural, obvious thing for a multiplayer-focused game that I would have just assumed it was there. Better late than never, though, and it certainly seems very well thought-out.

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep and New Light are set to go live on Steam tomorrow, October 1.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.