Activision and Bungie have decided to part ways after an eight year partnership. Bungie, the developers of Halo and most currently Destiny 2, will retain the rights for the latter and develop new Destiny titles on its own. In the blog post, the newly-independent developer was thankful for its relationship with Activision.
“We have enjoyed a successful eight-year run and would like to thank Activision for their partnership on Destiny. Looking ahead, we’re excited to announce plans for Activision to transfer publishing rights for Destiny to Bungie. With our remarkable Destiny community, we are ready to publish on our own, while Activision will increase their focus on owned IP projects.”Bungie
Bungie also took the time to thank its gaming community in the same blog post.
“Thank you so much for your continued support. Our success is owed in no small part to the incredible community of players who have graced our worlds with light and life. We know self-publishing won’t be easy; there’s still much for us to learn as we grow as an independent, global studio, but we see unbounded opportunities and potential in Destiny. We know that new adventures await us all on new worlds filled with mystery, adventure, and hope. We hope you’ll join us there.”Bungie
The MMORPG shooter recently saw its newest release in annual pass content called Black Armory. Rather than having bigger expansions like “
Even so, Bungie will continue to focus on the current content road map, but also promises other surprises as well. With Destiny 3 in the works, everyone is curious as to what’s in store for the Destiny world.
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