Selling for Destiny 2: After Delete they have not lived up to Activision's expectations, today's announcement on demanding earnings, promising investors, said faster content model and new types of money for the game. This comes at a time when it's Destroy Fanbase is as happy as it has ever been, which raises serious questions about the future of a free franchise for everyone's cascade shooters.
With Destroy 2, released in 2017, Activision and Bungie developer hard to appeal to as many players as possible, streamlining many esoteric systems of the first game and enforcing all new characters to start off the start. Er Destroy 2 won a better critical reception than the first game, that was not what hardcore players wanted, and in the months after its launch, Bungie made a great deal of effort to overwrite the weapon system, the end, and only all other mechanics, productive results.
Those amendments ended Disappeared, an expansion that came out in September to a critical credit. It has a full level grinding and a regular stream of rewarding activities – along with cold secrets and the content of endanameg killer who has made hard hard Destroy Players are happier than they've ever been. However, he did not sell enough copies to meet Activision expectations. "Some of the other franchises such as Destiny do not perform as well as we would like," said the company on today's earnings call.
That news should not be a surprise for anyone who has been paying attention recently – last week, Activision started putting a PC version of Destroy 2 free (until November 18), sign of weak sales for the franchise. "We have not yet seen the full core re-engaging with it Destroy, "Activision COO Coddy Johnson said," which has led to underperformance against expectations so far. Some players are in a way to wait and see. If you're in, you're deeply engaged. If not, we believe now is the time to bring back players. "
But series can be like Destroy really appeals to both hard a casual players? Activision has only the kind of high expectations for the game? Here are the difficult years of one of years of expensive expansions and embarrassment errors hurting Destroy Brand a good time in many thinkers players?
Destroy 2The microtransaction system is also relatively unobtrusive – with Activision hungry to investors with more sweet, sweet, revenue, should we expect that to change?
There was a tension between Bungie and Activision since the first Destroy is even transmitted, and it's hard to answer the question long, "Who is Destroy am? "With this new development, one still has to think about what the future is Destroy look like.