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Destiny 2 Faction Rally returns Nov 7 to Nov 13 with New Weapons

Faction rally will be returning to Destiny 2 from Nov 7 to Nov 13 with new weapons to choose from.

This week at Bungie, we announced “Curse of Osiris.”

Our 2017 World Tour isn’t over yet. At Paris Games Week, we announced your next adventure in Destiny 2. If you missed the trailer, check out the mysteries that await.

We know you have a lot of questions about what you saw. Osiris has that effect on even his most devout Followers. We have answers coming soon.

As promised at TwitchCon, there will be three Bungie livestreams in November. We’ll use them to unpack more of what you’ll find in Expansion One.
Curse of Osiris – Stream One – New Stories to Tell
11AM Pacific, Wednesday, November 15
Learn about the places you’ll go, the characters you’ll meet, and the enemies you’ll fight.
Curse of Osiris – Stream Two – New Ways to Play
11AM Pacific, Tuesday, November 21
Watch us preview some of the new activities that will challenge you and your Fireteam.
Curse of Osiris – Stream Three – New Gear to Earn
11AM Pacific, Wednesday, November 29
Inspect the new inventories and see it all in action on a brand new Crucible map.

Many members of the Bungie development team will be in the hot seats to tell you all about what they’ve been working on. We hope you’ll join us to be a part of the moment and sound off in chat.

Choosing Sides

You’re about to be called again to declare your loyalty during another week of Faction Rallies. If you are a new player who missed the first event, this will be an opportunity for you to define your character, join a movement, and earn some awesome gear. From November 7 until November 13, follow the call to action from your chosen leader to earn reward packages full of armor, weapons, and more. Your efforts in game will determine which faction is crowned the winner and given the right to sell their weapon as an additional reward.

Last time, Dead Orbit won the day. Can a new faction unseat them and become champions? Or will they defend their title and create a dynasty that will last forever?

If you read the 1.0.6 Patch Notes this morning, you may have noticed a few changes we’ve made since the last event. Senior Designer Tim Williams can elaborate.
Tim Williams: During the first Faction Rallies, we had a chance to learn a lot about how the activities motivated gameplay. We looked at the time invested compared to the rewards and made the following adjustments:
Faction Rallies
  • Strikes now reward faction tokens at a range of 5 to 9 faction tokens per completion (up from 3 to 7)
    • Nightfall now rewards 10 to 18 faction tokens on first completion per character
  • Completing Heroic Public Events now rewards 5 faction tokens (down from 8)
  • Destroying enemy resources no longer rewards faction tokens
    • Opening Lost Sector Chests now rewards 3 faction tokens for each fireteam member
Strikes should feel more worthy of the time you invest in them. We noticed that players felt Lost Sectors were useful, but disliked the fact that they couldn’t enjoy them with a fireteam, so we moved the faction tokens from the destructible items to the chest at the end of the activity. The destructibles will still be featured as a daily milestone and are still available to help your fireteam clear out the Lost Sector.
We’re all excited to see which faction the players will help to win this faction rally. We’ll be watching and looking to improve the Faction Rallies over time, so please keep the feedback coming!
In addition to the changes Tim talked about, we also added some new weapons for you to obtain from your faction of choice. Here is a look at what we added to the packages, and what each side has to offer if they emerge victorious.
New Monarchy Weapons
Future War Cult Weapons
Dead Orbit Weapons
The winning faction – and ONLY the winning faction – will sell the weapon they’ve selected to lure you into their ranks. Aside from all the gear you stand to earn, this is what you’re fighting for.
New Monarchy Sword
Future War Cult Fusion Rifle
Dead Orbit Grenade Launcher
Depending on who emerges the victor, you’ll be able to claim one of these rewards during the week following the ritual. If you pledged loyalty to the winner, you can pick it up for 1,000 Glimmer. For everyone else, it’s 50,000 Glimmer. That’s the price for disloyalty in the Tower.
Good luck, and may the best faction win!

By Dulfy

MMO guide writer and blogger. Currently playing and covering SWTOR, GW2, and TSW.

14 replies on “Destiny 2 Faction Rally returns Nov 7 to Nov 13 with New Weapons”

yeah cant believe they’re charging 30 bucks for an expansion only a couple of months after the game is released.

He is taking a look at what’s going on, you are literally holding a conversation with yourself in an internet comments section. Shit is weird dude. lol

Also it’s Bungie, not Bioware.

If i wanted to “chat to my self” in a comment section, I would never sound like an 455HL or a talk like a “DICK”. I would just say “funny/not funny” weird comments.

Couldn’t agree more. When will these sheep wake up and see that they don’t give a shit about us players. I unsubscribed a year ago and couldn’t be happier

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