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Destiny demo and trial launched for free on consoles

Sam Loveridge



Activision has released a demo and trial of Destiny for a limited time on new- and last-gen consoles.

Anyone interested in testing out Destiny ahead of the Christmas present season can now do so on the Xbox One, PS4, PS3 and Xbox 360.

Available now, you can download the demo on PS3 and Xbox 360, while the trial is available on PS4 and Xbox One.

“Anyone can try out Destiny for free as part of a limited-time demo or trial for their current or last-gen console. As part of the promotion, players can create an evolve a Guardian of their own and participate in story missions, as well as co-operative and social activities.”

The last-gen demo is 6GB in size and is only compatible with certain Xbox 360 and PS3 models, as outlined in the Bungie FAQ.

PS4 and Xbox One trials are a chunky 20GB in size, but both the demo and trial allow you to sample character creation and progression, some story mission content and co-op and social activities.

Trial users can upgrade to the full version via their console’s digital storefront within the trial, but last-gen players will have to purchase a digital or physical copy outside of the demo.

“Best of all, anyone who purchases the complete version of Destiny after participating in the demo or trial will be able to pick up right from where they left off with their Guardian and progression completely intact, provided they remain within the same console family.”

The first Destiny expansion, The Dark Below, will be released on December 9.

It’s not clear yet for how long the demo or trial will be available for.

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