The tech world may be a buzz about a certain company's event coming up tomorrow in California, but gamers around the world are looking forward to the launch of one of the most anticipated titles of the year: Destiny. With a launch across two generations of consoles just hours away, Bungie helped ease fears of those that expect to get an updated console for the upcoming holiday season.
Buying the Destiny game on or before January 15, 2015 for the older-generation consoles (Xbox 360 and Playstation 3), gamers will be able to upgrade their purchase to the next generation console (Xbox One or Playstation 4, respectively) for free. This also means game data progression made on one console will transfer over to the next. One caveat is that you will need to stay within the console family, meaning a copy purchased for the Xbox 360 will only be eligible to upgrade to the Xbox One edition, and the Playstation 3 will only be eligible to upgrade to the Playstation 4 edition. You will retain the ability to play the game on the older consoles even after upgrading the to next big thing, which makes sense.
I, for one, am pleased at this decision and hope more game developers follow suit until the next-gen consoles gain more adoption. Do you think Bungie made a good move? Will you play Destiny when it comes out? Have you already pre-ordered? Let me know in the comments down below!