The Race for World's First in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep's First Raid Kicks Off Tomorrow

The Race for World's First in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep's First Raid Kicks Off Tomorrow

Another raid race means the world of Destiny 2 could be changing again.

Destiny 2's raids have become as much an online event as the PC MMO raids that inspired them. Tomorrow, a new raid for Destiny 2 launches, which means every squad who's up to snuff is going to be hunting the coveted title of World's First in Shadowkeep's Garden of Salvation.

Raids have gradually become major events for Destiny players, even those who don't actively partake in them. Popular streamers often broadcast their attempts, letting viewers in on the problem-solving process as their fireteam tries to decipher how each section of the massive challenge works. Destiny 2's raids have even altered the state of the virtual world for all players upon their first completion, and that could always happen again.

Bungie ends the trailer for Garden of Salvation with a link that redirects to the Destiny 2 Twitch landing, so it's safe to assume they want all Guardians' eyes on whatever could happen. It looks like raiders will be returning to the Black Garden, the site of the final mission from the first Destiny, and you'll once again be facing the time-bending Vex. Considering the content of Shadowkeep's campaign and the opening to Destiny 2's New Light experience, it seems like Destiny nostalgia is already becoming a thing.

We'll keep an eye on streams to catch whatever might happen when the final Vex falls. In the meantime, if you're working to get raid-ready, head over to our guides section for help finding the best way to gather those crucial materials and power ahead of the raid's launch.

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Eric Van Allen

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Eric is a writer and Texan. He's a former contributor to sites including Compete, Polygon, Waypoint, and the Washington Post. He loves competitive games, live music, and travel.

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