Cross Generation Gameplay
Destiny is the brand new shooter being released by Bungie, the original creators of the Halo Trilogy. Destiny is considered to be one of the most hyped up games of 2014 and it’s expected to receive a couple “Game of the Year” awards. Set across our expansive universe you can play as a variety of different classes, giving you an MMO experience while still having that classic Halo feeling at the same time.
Unfortunately fans of this game which will be released on September 9th won’t be able to experience cross generation gameplay. Cross generation gameplay is when multiplayer crosses over from the Xbox 360 to Xbox One or the Playstation 3 to Playstation 4. Bungie has openly said that the reason for this is because they don’t want to put players on the last generation consoles at a disadvantage compared to the next generation players. The fact of the matter is that the visuals for the next gen version of Destiny are slightly better than the last generation visuals of Destiny. This will result in next gen players being able to see last gen players easier and thus by it would allow for them to kill last generation players easier.
A Bungie Engineer by the name of Roger Wolfson said, “Regardless of where the reality is, there’s definitely a perception among gamers that better hardware means you have an advantage. We don’t want to have to enter that fray, so to create the best, most level playing field, both actually and perceptually, we separated it by platform.”