Here's the First Gameplay Trailer for Destiny 2

Here's the First Gameplay Trailer for Destiny 2

A tower falls.

Bungie's world premiere event for Destiny 2 in Los Angeles unveiled the anticipated sequel to the world, including a new gameplay trailer that shows of all the new guns, mechanics, armor, and everything else you could possibly want to see from Destiny 2.

The official gameplay trailer begins with the fall of the Tower from the first game. As the Cabal's Red Legion invades Earth, the trailer quickly cycles through the new stuff in Destiny 2, including a greater emphasis on the Destiny Vanguards who will play a larger role in the story.

The trailer mixes in the story moments with gameplay, and even uses the trailer to explain why guns won't carry over from the first Destiny to Destiny 2 (you lose it all when the Red Legion invades).

Soak in the trailer and get ready to reclaim your light when Destiny 2 hits PC, PS4, and Xbox One on September 8.

For more Destiny 2 news, check out our Everything We Know hub.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Matt Kim

News Editor

Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

Read this next

Destiny 2 Shadowkeep Exotics List - All New Exotic Weapons and Armor for Shadowkeep

This is our guide to all the new Shadowkeep Exotics, including weapons and armor, featured in Destiny 2 Shadowkeep.

Destiny 2 Moon Lost Sector Locations - Where to Find All Lost Sectors on the Moon

Need a guide detailing all the Destiny 2 Moon Lost Sector locations? You've come to the right place.

Destiny 2 Upgrade Modules - Where to Find Upgrade Modules Quickly

Need to find Upgrade Modules in Destiny 2 quickly? We've got you covered.

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep's Campaign Ending Has Major Implications For What's Next

The future of Destiny 2 sounds very, very interesting.

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Review: Moon's Haunted and So Is My Playtime

The lack of new loot and a so-so campaign weighs down an otherwise solid expansion for Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 Vex Offensive Walkthrough - How to Complete Eyes on the Moon and Unlock the Vex Offensive

Here's how to unlock the new Destiny 2 Vex Offensive activity, through completing the Eyes on the Moon quest.

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset Times - When is the Weekly Reset?

Here's the complete Destiny 2 weekly reset times schedule for regions around the world.

More News

Blizzard Bans Collegiate Hearthstone Players for Six Months Over Protest Sign

American University's players have received some late judgment.

PUBG's Next Season Will Have Players Flinging Blades and Pans in a Refreshed Miramar

Season 5 will focus on improving PUBG's second map and adds a number of new features, including the ability to toss items and melee weapons.

The Analogue Pocket is Bringing Retro Handheld Gaming Back to Life

Analogue's new device looks like a Game Boy Pocket but supports a lot more than Game Boy classics.

More on PC

Blizzard Bans Collegiate Hearthstone Players for Six Months Over Protest Sign

American University's players have received some late judgment.

PUBG's Next Season Will Have Players Flinging Blades and Pans in a Refreshed Miramar

Season 5 will focus on improving PUBG's second map and adds a number of new features, including the ability to toss items and melee weapons.

Bloodlines 2 Delayed to Avoid the Issues That Plagued the Original

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 is still targeted for 2020, but it'll come out later than Hardsuit Labs had initially hoped.

Fortnite XP Guide - How to Earn XP and Increase Your Level

This is our guide to the new Fortnite XP system, and how you can earn XP to increase your overall level.

Fortnite Medals List - How to Earn New Medals and Refresh the Punchcard

This is our full guide to the new Fortnite Medals system, including how to earn them, and times for the Punchcard refresh.

Fortnite 2 Map - All Named Locations and Landmarks on the New Fortnite Map

This is your overview to the Fortnite 2 map, including all the new landmarks and named locations on the Chapter 2 map.