The colder months are beginning - and with a howling wind and the continuing threat of disease right outside your window, it has never been the best time to relax inside with the latest issue of Edge . Not that our Frozen Blanket star is about to make you forget about the coming winter: Destiny 2's new expansion, Beyond Light, will soon bring a whole new brand of frozen space magic to the game. multiplayer shooting range. Still, at least it's not about the plague, eh.
But there's so much more to this story than the next Stasis subclasses, which is why we were so keen to tell our friends about Bungie this month. Beyond the Light isn't exactly an "expansion", you see: in a risky, but necessary move, the newly independent Seattle studio is about to "skip" ever-growing pieces of the game. in order to make room fornew additions like Destiny's Three-Year Plan is rolling out. It could be transformative - not just for Destiny, but for a generation to come where data size will be a bigger challenge than ever. Could this be a role model for the rest of the industry, or is Destiny far too rare to make an example? In our cover story, we discuss the details of how on Earth (or rather in Europe) they accomplish this delicate task. And there's gun talk, too, if that's your bag.
We also have some beautiful covers, with llic blue inks and shimmering silver accents that will cool your bones. Here's the blanket you'll find in stores this month:
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Elsewhere in the issue, things are getting a little less cold.
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In the wake of Microsoft's acquisition of Bethesda, we bring you our flawless thoughts on the for the next generation.
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We get a warm welcome from Rami Ismail and Jan Willem Nijman - read their wonderfully honest and final interview as a band independent on Vlambeer.
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