All Google stadia gamers get Destiny 2 for free, expansions will still cost though

    Untill now, it was free only for Stadia Pro users, which meant $10 per month. However, it is worth adding that expansions and cosmetics will still be pair for all.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Nov 18 2020, 07:24 PM IST
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    Destiny 2
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    Gamers on Google Stadia platform will love to hear the fact that Destiny 2 is coming to the service entirely free of cost without any subscriptions. This means that the base game is now free to play for all. Untill now, it was free only for Stadia Pro users, which meant $10 per month. However, it is worth adding that expansions and cosmetics will still be pair for all.

    “Starting November 19 at 9 AM PT, everyone on Stadia can play Destiny 2 for free. This play for free version of Destiny 2 begins your legend with a large variety of activities – from cooperative quests to competitive modes, challenging endgame activities, and more. Even if you’re not a Stadia Pro member, you’ll be able to take part in the core Destiny 2 experience,” said Stadia community blog.

    But the firm has added that starting November 19, Destiny 2: The Collection will no longer be available to claim on Stadia Pro. However, for now you can and it will stay in your Stadia Pro account as long as you are paying for it.

    Also read: Google Stadia may soon get support for Safari in iOS 14

    “Destiny 2: The Collection includes tons of great extra Destiny 2 content like Destiny 2: Forsaken and Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, so if for some reason you haven’t added it to your Stadia Pro library yet, don’t wait!” said the post.

    In case you are wondering, Destiny 2 includes “competitive co-op” mode Gambit, the player-vs-player Crucible, cooperative Strikes among others.

    Meanwhile, there are reports indicating that Stadia can soon support iOS 14 based iPhones too. Gem Stadia (via 9To5 Google) has found changes in the source code of Google Stadia’s Web app. The change in the code reveals that the company is making changes to the gaming service such that it would gain support for a new web browser that is neither Chrome nor the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser. The tipster has also found specific references to ‘iPhone’, ‘iPad’ and ‘Safari’, which indicate that Google is planning to add support for Apple’s Safari web browser to Stadia.

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    First Published Date: 18 Nov, 07:24 PM IST
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