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Activision Wants More Microtransactions in Destiny 2

1 month ago   |   By Game Rant

During a recent earnings call, Destiny 2 publisher Activision reveals that it intends on adding more microtransactions to the online-only first-person shooter.
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Activision says that Destiny 2: Forsaken 'under-performed,' core player base hasn't reengaged

Activision says that Destiny 2: Forsaken 'under-performed,' core player base hasn't reengaged

1 month ago   |   By Destructoid

The executive saw his shadow, so it's time for more months of add-ons.
Speaking on an earning's call in regards to how well their franchises have been doing, Activision COO Collister Johnson noted that Destiny 2: Forsaken has "under-performed." Noting a "lower year after year" profit (and how World of Warcraft helped them grow), Johnson explained that this happened because the "full core" has not re-engaged with the game. He says that although players think they're staying dormant but they're "hoping now is the time to work and bring players back in."
A lot of Destiny players did dig...
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Destiny 2 Is Not Performing To Activision's Expectations

Destiny 2 Is Not Performing To Activision's Expectations

1 month ago   |   By Game Informer

Destiny 2 had a lot of hype surrounding it, but also had a difficult dilemma: bringing in new players while also retaining its dedicated fanbase. Desinty 2's Forsaken was a reinvention of sorts meant to help with the latter. We thought it was a pretty good start and fans seemed to agree, but Activision's earnings call today revealed that it wasn't exactly the saving grace it was hoping for the series.
On the earnings call, Activision addressed this by saying that some of its franchises, Destiny, in particular, aren't performing as well as it hoped. The company promised investors new...
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