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Submitted by ajames347 73d ago | news

Destiny: Official Tweet Announcing Xbox One Beta Deleted by Bungie Without Explanation

Today Bungie tweeted to announce Destiny’s beta coming to Xbox One in July, but that wasn’t particularly new, as Activision had announced that testing would come by then during its latest financial conference call.

What's more insteresting is that the tweet was deleted without an apparent explanation. (Destiny, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

nicksetzer1  +   73d ago
???why would they delete it? Or why announce in the first place just to delete it? Was it a mistake?
Crazyglues  +   73d ago
Probably was a mistake..., this happens all the time, I 'm sure it's not a sign that the demo is not coming to Xboxone and more of just a mistake on the timing..

Since this game is clearly coming to both systems I'm sure the demo will be on both systems as well, just a slight mix up on the exact date. / No big deal. (I don't think you should be worried if your on XboxOne, I'm sure the demo will be on your system as well.

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Crazyglues  +   73d ago
(what's with all the disagrees)
Vegamyster  +   73d ago
Maybe it has to do with the big PS4 logo at the end of your comment when you're on a Xbox page lol.
Rowdius_Maximus  +   73d ago
Nice signature broski
alexkoepp  +   73d ago
2015 is going to be a great year for gaming! LOL, January 2015 delay announcement incoming.
emad-E-three  +   73d ago
I personally think Bungie "ruched" the announcement for the beta when MS was planning on making it an E3 surprise at least to confirm to the fans Bungie is still on a good place with them you know after announcing the exclusive content for the PlayStation platforms!
XiSasukeUchiha  +   73d ago
This is a scandal that Netural Gaming Force needs to find out:)
lets_go_gunners  +   73d ago
They are partnering with sony...They can't even mention the competitors. Microsoft has to announce it themselves. But that;s my guess.
Yo Mama  +   73d ago
This. I'm pretty sure the legal agreement between Sony and Bungie stipulates that all advertisement, printed and word of mouth, shall only include Sony consoles until a specific date. That tweet would be considered a breach of agreement.
Fixay  +   73d ago
Yeah this sounds about right
Pinkdolphinyfg  +   73d ago
I feel like it's Activision muzzleing Bungie due to their Marketing deal with Sony. I just can't see Bungie giving xbox gamers the cold shoulder after so many years of support ya know?
Geoff900  +   73d ago
At the end of the day, like any other business it's money that speaks.

Bungie and Activision must've had an agreement with Sony since Bungie is a independent developer. Bungie own the IP, Activision have publishing rights.
slate91  +   73d ago
"Sorry yall we meant *PS4 in our last tweet" haha
angelsx  +   73d ago
Nice :)
truefan1  +   73d ago
So all the fuss about the beta access was for 4 days, SMH at the angry Xbox fans acting betrayed and the ps4 fans who were were bragging like they were the only ones getting access to the beta. I for one thought the beta was for ps4 fans only.

That tweet was probably deleted because of the exclusive marketing deal with sony, It's funny that in the article you see Phil Spencer retweeted it.
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No_Limit  +   73d ago
So how is deleting a tweet a big deal? You go to the official Destiny Beta FAQ page, it states everything you need to know about the Beta on all 4 platforms. The beta is coming in July on all the platform, nothing has changed.
http://www.destinythegame.c...
B1uBurneR  +   73d ago
Who cares for all we know this game could be a flop... so they need us to play this game more for them than for us.. it's better to get our feedback sooner than later... they are the one making the $500 million bet.. that just off the dev Brand name that we as gamers are going eat up / buy this project called Destiny.
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Kenshin_BATT0USAI  +   73d ago
For all we know it could be a flop...it the biggest thing ever. We don't know enough to say for sure but is being a pessemist about it really necessary. I mean don't you WANT good games?
B1uBurneR  +   72d ago
yes I want good games, once they are tested, released and reviewed. This wouldn't apply to this game.. All I've seen so far is just another fps with a new coating.
Illusive_Man  +   73d ago
Just like they fired Marty O'Donnell without explanation. Not feeling this new Bungie.
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Kenshin_BATT0USAI  +   73d ago
His music is still in it no worries there. Or are you the type that holds personal grudges against corporations over things you know nothing about? (Last I checked no one knows anything as to the circumstances of why he left)
Linchpin  +   73d ago
I hope for their sake this game sells like hotcake.
Ghost_Nappa  +   73d ago
It was probably an accident that it was posted early since activision has a marketing agreement with sony.
MasterD919  +   73d ago
So, basically someone got yelled by their boss at Bungie.

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