Bungie Inc. this week said the First Look Alpha for Destiny for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 and the PC held more than six million game sessions post deployment.
The company this week said a total of 6.46 million game sessions were played in the First Look Alpha. In addition, the title held 145 million primary weapon kills and 667,966 Public Events joined.
The First Look Alpha, made available for one week, allowed users to preview the story, exploration, and co-op Strike mode, and Control online multiplayer.
Destiny, to be sold Sept. 9, tells the story of a thriving civilization that has been destroyed. Survivors built a town beneath the old world which has since become filled with deadly foes. Users take the role of a Guardian to reclaim Earth and defeat all enemies.
The title is an online-only first-person shooter that will require a persistent online connection. The massive multiplayer online shooter will include an open-world universe in which users can meet in public zones to join other players for co-op action.
Each planet will consist of an entire chapter in the game, with more chapters available as each planet is completed.
The final game will include full character customization, various classes, races, ships that can be customized, and cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes.
The PS4 500GB Glacier White Bundle will include a new PS4 500GB White SKU, White Dualshock 4 Controller and a copy of Destiny at $449.99.