Activision announces Destiny Beta and Special Edition Info

Today Activision announced more info about Bungie's upcoming release Destiny, specifically involving the Beta scheduled for later this month and the special edition bundles for when the game releases. 

At E3 in June, it was announced that the Beta for Destiny would begin on July 17 at 1 PM ET for PS3 and PS4. Today they released the full schedule for the Beta including the dates for when the Beta will be coming to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 which will be July 23 at 1 PM ET. However, there will be a 2 day period from July 21-22 where the Beta will be offline for maintenance. The Beta will run until July 28 at 2:59 AM ET. 

"As we prepare to launch our first Beta on multiple console platforms around the world, we are excited and eager to open the flood gates," said Harold Ryan, Bungie's president. "We already love to play Destiny, and with your help we can be ready for our launch in September."

Activision also announced the bundles for the game and all that is to be included. You can check out the full load out for the Destiny Ghost edition and limited edition here. Activision released information about the Expansion Pass which will be for $34.99 which is a $5.00 savings from buying the two expansions separately. The two expansions will be released post-launch and will be entitled The Dark Below and The House of Wolves, respectively.

The trailer for the Destiny Beta was also released and check it out below