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Dreaming City only? Seems odd. Would have thought all year 2 could have them if they originated in Forsaken.

You're not wrong on the rest, though. I am 717 right now and can do everything just fine, so no longer focusing on power and am focused on my ability build. More space magic, less guns.
The armor is bizarre. People have been asking for it for ages. Supposedly the September DLC is going to add a lot more of the perks we'd expect.

Part of it is I am just burnt out on loot games. I've been getting back into my SP backlog and maybe I'll jump back in for September.
 

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The armor is bizarre. People have been asking for it for ages. Supposedly the September DLC is going to add a lot more of the perks we'd expect.

Part of it is I am just burnt out on loot games. I've been getting back into my SP backlog and maybe I'll jump back in for September.
I stopped playing for 6 or 7 months. It is ridiculous that in 6 months and 3 DLCs the game hasn't really improved at all.
 

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The more I read this, maybe you can go back and forth with characters.

I can't tell where they are talking about merging vs playing on 2 different platforms (say you had a separate character on PC and console right now).

You definitely can't take anything you bought with you which sucks. Not sure how that applies to Eververse stuff you get from free packages.
 
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You mean you can't take your silver with you to the platform you choose, the stuff you bought from Eververse will transfer.
 

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You mean you can't take your silver with you to the platform you choose, the stuff you bought from Eververse will transfer.
Yeah thanks, I think I was reading that wrong. Only your silver balance doesn't come over (not a big deal).

It seems it really is going to work as well as everyone thought (the only complication comes from merging characters from different platforms)

I may switch over to PC now if I can keep going back to console. I don't really want to PVP against mouse and keyboard, but I don't play much PVP anymore anyway.
 

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I think I was doing what I always say others do - assume Bungie will screw things up!

Yeah it does seem to work exactly as expected. I guess I'll be buying Forsaken and Shadowkeep on 2 platforms now.

I have to say, the first couple DLCs this season weren't very good, but I a back into the game now. Menagerie is tons of fun. Destiny has been missing something like this for a long time. I finally got Chaperone and Bad Juju this weekend too.

As much as I say I hate these games, they dominate my gaming hours. I finally got an SSD for my PS4 and ZOMG. I highly recommend one for Destiny. With all the constant loading screens it is huge. For your average "load once and play" games it isn't as huge a deal but Destiny is a whole new game.
 

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Yeah I think I'm definitely moving, especially if I can move back to PS4 (assuming I buy Shadowkeep on both platforms). I worry about PVP against mouse and keyboard, but I play mostly PVE anyway.

What sucks is I think we have to buy Forsaken and the last annual pass for $40 plus Shadowkeep. For all the hours I put into the game though it is worth it.

One nice thing is everything gets bumped up to 750 power on Oct 1 so time to get those alternate characters up!

I am critical of Destiny a lot but the game is a lot of fun right now. My only worry is they are getting rid of the power cap for Shadowkeep, so are like Youtubers going to be like level 2000 at some point while we're like 800-something? I assume it just won't matter all that much but it feels weird to have people that scattered.
 

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I took the plunge on PC. Bought the Forsaken pack and transferred my account over to PC and it works great!

Now I'm master race

 
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We can transfer from ps4 and play on PC now?
Yep! I tested it out and it worked great. The only problem would be if you already had characters on 2 platforms, I guess there's no "merge". All my characters were on PS4 so I set that as my "main" characters and now those are on PC (and presumably Xbox if I ever got the game there).

I tested it out and it works great. Only thing that doesn't come over is existing silver balance (but I'm guessing I can spend it on PS4 and have the item anywhere). I played my character on PC and got some gear, went back to PS4 and that new gear was there too.

I should be able to play PVE on PC but go back to PS4 and play the same character in PVP using controller.

There's a lengthy thread on reddit which has some great info.

 

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Just booted it up on PC for the first time.

It's a different game. Playing at over 100 frames is pure Bliss. Love that they added cross save.
 

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Hand cannons are amazing! I unlocked all the exotic hand cannons on PS4 and instantly just put them in the vault. OMG on PC you can actually manage the recoil. Be sure and break out the Last Word, Thorn and/or Ace of Spades if you have them.

I must admit the game is just totally different on PC. I jumped in with some randoms doing Escalation Protocol which normally turns into a slideshow when a bunch of enemies are on screen but now it is smooth as silk.

I don't want to turn this into platform war, and I still love my console for many games. Destiny though is great on PC. Destiny already has some of the best gunplay on console, but on PC it is even more fun.
 

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Hand cannons are amazing! I unlocked all the exotic hand cannons on PS4 and instantly just put them in the vault. OMG on PC you can actually manage the recoil. Be sure and break out the Last Word, Thorn and/or Ace of Spades if you have them.

I must admit the game is just totally different on PC. I jumped in with some randoms doing Escalation Protocol which normally turns into a slideshow when a bunch of enemies are on screen but now it is smooth as silk.

I don't want to turn this into platform war, and I still love my console for many games. Destiny though is great on PC. Destiny already has some of the best gunplay on console, but on PC it is even more fun.
There is no recoil on pc using mouse\keyboard that why hand cannons and submachine guns rule on that platform. I played my PS4 main character on PC last night but I don't have forsaken dlc on pc. Only problem with pc is that it is a ghost town. Patrols area have very few players or almost no one around. On PS4 it is not an issue. I don't know about Xbox though.
 

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Yep, even with an SSD on a PS4 Pro, my PC without an SSD (it is a slightly older rig) is way faster. Be sure to turn off film grain and motion blur too. It gets rid of that weird fuzziness.
 

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Started a Hunter build last week and going through all the base game and the expansions again. It’s been fun.
 
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After playing PC for a few days I booted up the PS4 to play some crucible and it was jarring. 30 fps felt like a slideshow. I eventually got used to it again but the initial shock almost made me feel a little dizzy.
 
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I'm a Titan main, but trying to get my Warlock and Hunter up to level 50 and everything unlocked.

I guess everything you own jumps to 750 power on day 1 for Shadowkeep, so it is a great time to get alt characters up to par.
 

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Crucible on the PC is a humbling experience. People are so good. I can hold my own but it's a struggle right now especially against full fireteams.
 

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Crucible on the PC is a humbling experience. People are so good. I can hold my own but it's a struggle right now especially against full fireteams.
I've been afraid to try it to be honest. I did a strike once and the 2 other players were popping off headshots so quickly. I was barely keeping up.

I'm hoping the ranked solo queue will offer some hope. Playing solo against fireteams is pretty tough. A little coordination goes a long way in this game. Control the heavy ammo and chain your supers in a row. There's not a lot to counter that. Even on console I had problems.

Shadowkeep should attract some more casual players too. The free game should bring in more noobs. Right now there's mostly just the hardcore crowd so everyone's really good.

PVP is still my one major problem with the game. The system is set up to stomp on solo players. The best guns are only attainable by higher rank players, which just separates the best from the rest even more.

I still may just stick to PS4 for PVP and do PVE on PC. I'm just so used to playing Destiny on a controller that I have so much muscle memory built up.