Bungie splits from Activision

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  1. jayco

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    https://www.bungie.net/en/Explore/Detail/News/47569
     
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    They've got $100M from NetEase for some non-Destiny game.

    I presume they will stick with D2 for a while now, and try to coast until the D3 premiere after nextgen arrives.
     
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    Bungie management must be rather questionable now. This is the second major publisher they split from early.

    I don't think they'll be able to rippoff the gunplay mechanics/story of Halo into yet another IP series. So what's next for them, Marathon, Oni, Myth reboots?
     
  4. Gerry

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    What's next for Bungie? Destiny, Destiny and more Destiny.
     
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    I think they're tired of doing Destiny, just like they were tired of doing Halo, so I'm not certain about that franchise.
     
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    dunno the reasons, but they were VERY happy of getting rid of Activision. I just wish Blizzard sent Activision to hell, but alas that can't happen :/
     
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    Hearing about all the folks who left over the years under various circumstances, I don't think I care much what they do next.

    Destiny 2 did have some pretty snazzy environment art though.
     
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    They probably gonna love to have a time to properly overhaul their engine.

    In D1, they say it took hours just to move an object

    They say they gonna fix that for D2 but it's still the same. They probably didn't get enough time.
     
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    Good to hear
     
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    It must have been a really heavy object :O
     
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    Nah, it's just their tools were inappropriate. Probably it's like moving a bag of crackers from point a to b by using a car with dead battery,, no fuel,, and flat tires
     
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    You forgot "Covered by cats".
     
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    Racist.
     
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    I wouldn't get very high hopes about what Bungie will be doing in the future.
    In the middle of last year they got a $100M investment from NetEase, the chinese mobile game company that's making the Pay2Win game reskin with Diablo assets.
    With Destiny 2 coming under expectations, that might be how Bungie bought their way out of Activision's publishing deal, but it's probably got a catch.

    Teenager me would really like a sequel or reboot to Oni, though. That game's melee+ranged combat was so cool.


    As if Destiny wasn't an online-only multiplayer Halo?
    I can't really see how they became tired of Halo but found Destiny to be a breath of fresh air.
     
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    They certainly seem tired of having a decent story. :V
     
  16. milk

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    how do you get tired of something you've never done?
     
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    I hope they have fixed their tech and management because from what became public in the media they appeared pretty bad.

    I am not positive about destiny 3, if Activision has thrown in the towel there must be a reason
     
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    would love to see MS pick them up lol
     
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