Choosing a faction won’t change how you experience the game, not like, say choosing Horde or Alliance in World of Warcraft might. Instead, you’ll have access to a unique cache of guns and armor (because really, isn’t that what this is all about anyway), each with a slightly different color scheme depending on which faction you pick.
So who to choose? What is each faction about and what do they stand for? Let this lore guide to Destiny 2's three core factions help you decide.
Destiny 2’s first DLC expansion, The Curse of Osiris, fast approaches. In it, Guardians will be given the chance to delve the secrets of Mercury while testing their might against the Vex in an attempt to stop the time bending creatures from erasing time as we know it and replacing it with their own darker, timeline. But what of Osiris himself? Who is this fabled Warlock hero and why has he revealed himself now after literal centuries?
It wouldn't be too much of an exaggeration to call Destiny 2 one of the most anticipated sequels in this generation. Destiny took the shooter genre by storm in 2014 despite middle-of-the-road reviews, and it has persisted through the years as a dominate force in the industry. It's a game full of great moments, from getting your first Gjallarhorn to sending Aksis back to the swirling nether with a bunch of your friends. In between these moments lie a bevy of concerns that any proposed sequel would do right to address. Below are a handful of the notables.
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