Destiny 2: Beyond Light header image
Want
Played
Favorite

Destiny 2: Beyond Light

Bungie, Bungie
Nov 10, 2020 - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Google Stadia, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Fair

OpenCritic Rating

71

Top Critic Average

47%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
80 / 100
IGN
7 / 10
GamesRadar+
4 / 5
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Game Informer
7.8 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10
Game Revolution
2 / 5
Destructoid
6.5 / 10
Spread the word:

GamesPlanet
Voidu


Destiny 2: Beyond Light Trailers

Destiny 2 – Beyond Light – Beneath The Ice thumbnail

Destiny 2 – Beyond Light – Beneath The Ice

Destiny 2: Beyond Light – Europa Trailer thumbnail

Destiny 2: Beyond Light – Europa Trailer

Destiny 2: Beyond Light – Reveal Trailer thumbnail

Destiny 2: Beyond Light – Reveal Trailer


Destiny 2: Beyond Light Screenshots



Critic Reviews for Destiny 2: Beyond Light

Beyond Light is a fun campaign on a beautiful and expansive new world, but Destiny 2 is still some way from being the best version of itself.

Read full review

Destiny 2 breaks new ground with Beyond Light, while other parts remain frozen in time.

Read full review

Beyond Light delivers one of the best raids in Destiny history and some of the best story moments in Destiny 2, and that's more than enough to make up for a few disappointing gaps.

Read full review

One of Destiny 2's best expansions thus far, providing an assured roadmap for the series to move into. It is just more Destiny though.

Read full review

An engaging story feels like a turning point in the canon, but the game feels diminished after stripping away roughly half of the locations, activities, and other core content

Read full review

With Beyond Light, Destiny 2 can still get cyclical and repetitious, but its new abilities and improved storytelling make it feel much more alive.

Read full review

With the release of Beyond Light, Destiny 2 struggles to give players to continue investing time into it. Any content you buy or items you earn in the game are subject to removal at Bungie’s whim; we’re just buying a license to play the content, not the content itself.

Read full review

My advice? Wait to see how the next-gen upgrade of Destiny 2 shakes out if you're either on the fence about returning, or jumping in for the first time. Come December 8, it should be a drastically different experience, as the lessened load times and sharper visuals (and performance) should help smooth over some of Destiny 2's shortcomings. It still has many.

Read full review