If you don’t think your PSN username or Xbox gamertag are very appropriate to be used as the name of your Destiny guardian, you may be out of luck.
Not to bothering since us console players are pratically use to having our in-game character named after our psn id.
That, plus this actually is better in my opinion. Instead of naming a character, playing with a bunch of other people who have these names characters where you then have to ask/search for the PSN/Gtag. Everyone is simply named their PSN/Gtag already and you can visit their profile. Works better that way, and I always hate trying to think up a name for my characters in games. I usually use default names if they are there, since Chris doesn't really fit most fantasy games lmfao.
I've had my PSN tag since day one of getting a ps3. Kinda want to change it but I can't without losing all the trophies I've gained in the past. And ps plus doesn't transfer does it?
jaja same boat, i always use the same name in games. @crxss I think theres a way to tranfer your stuff in the webpage, but dont quote me on it, i saw it a long time ago.
"In Destiny You Won’t Be Able to Name Your Guardian Without Changing Your PSN Name or Xbox Gamertag" So basically like every other game we've played in the last 10 years.... Nothing to see here folks!
Yup, SmielmaN is a PS3 launch original. I don't mind my game characters having it.
Yeah, I don't know why you'd want it to display your in game name. You're gamertag/psnID is far more convenient.
I am used to being called by my psn id almost as much as my real name. But, I wouldnt mind other visible titles to bearded or clan tags etc.
@BattleAxe: Since the author seems to be laboring under the misconception that Destiny is an MMO, they think this might irk some people. Why wouldn't it be "appropriate" for PSN / Xbox Live IDs to be used in the exact same way that they've been used for every other console game with an online component ever? Frankly, I just want to shoot some stuff.
I dont mind , i just find it hilarious thinking about those that couldnt bother with thinking out a nice name , and went "bigboi9451446"
Which means there was 9451445 bigboi's before them!!
Just gives some people something else to complain about I guess. I don't understand why so many people are so nit-picky about EVERYTHING now. 'Oh, wait, the day/night cycles aren't in realtime and they aren't going to send me cake on my birthday?! Preorder cancelled!! Now I have to go on a tangent on why this game sucks, and is going to be the downfall of the Industry as a whole.' It's pathetic Edit: I'm not talking about this article in particular, I'm just saying it in general. Watch, in the next 24 hours there's going to be an article about the lack of options in games and this going to come up, even though the game consists of nothing but options.
Anymore the person with the loudest voice usually speaks the most - and sometimes get "exactly" what they asked for (which goes for that be careful what you wish for statement). I agree 100% with people complaining about nothing important; the majority of the time I find a lot of it either satire or professional trolling. It's one thing if they posted "you can't change the name of your character" as a heads up kind of story as opposed to "Why can't I name my own character in X game, this is why the industry is failing" followed by a bunch of whining and venting over nothing. If naming characters is now "the new thing" to complain about, there's no telling what other BS someone will cry about. I can see it now, "Why the industry is failing #1342345 - I found a game I like that's free however my complaint is it's too fun" followed by 4-5 paragraphs of why companies need to make games that aren't fun to play because people will get sucked into them.
I always use the same name for gaming, psn, Xbox, steam and mmos
meh...im fine with Dr Scruffleton
Sooooo...........if you keep your current account, your character will be named with it. Oh No!
Well... it is an mmo without a monthly fee after all. Or... Of the top of my head, only MGS online let change your name. There maybe some others, but I likely haven't played them before. Gateway MT6706 2008
Runescape did/does? Lol
Defiance OT - Not a big deal, though I do enjoy coming up with names that are appropriate for the setting, even if they're joke names… like my female Demon Hunter in Diablo 3 whose name is Legsenas, or my pawn in Dragon's Dogma whose name is Scrotos.
Like I said... the games with self created id's, I most likely haven't played them yet. MY backlog is killer. I still haven't even gotten around to Dragons Dogma, and ever since Batman Arkham City and a bunch of other games dropped on PS+, I forgot it was even on my HDD. lol Gateway MT6706 2008
I enjoyed the hell out of Dragon's Dogma. I played through the story multiple times. Hope to hear of a sequel before too long.
Many mmos make u choose a name. But its wierd b/c I am so used to my psn id.
Never bothered me. I've been Creeping Judas, across all platforms, for the last three generations of game consoles and a couple of PC multiplayer games before that. Don't think I will ever change or want to change. Sorry, I lied, never had a gamertag on the Wii, or the WiiU.
Same here; my online ID has been SmoothC911 for most everything
fenome has always been my alias, so that's fine with me. I hate it when I try to register a username and they say it's already taken, so I have to throw a 1 on the end. I've been using this name for over a decade, and seriously who else spells phenom like this?! Lmao
Doesn't bother me, but still would be nice for some I guess.
Yeah,but what about the poor shmuck that called himself BallsDeep69 for his PSN/GamersTag? >.> <,<
Lol that's what he gets oh ol' ballsdeep69 is such a kidder love that guy
Im pretty sure that 99% of console gamers do not care about this, seeing as its the same for basically every multiplayer game.
Myself unlike alot of other people made my psn something I would like psn paintedgamer most people just call me painted lol
ballisticrage...im happy, though i wish i would have capitalized and separated the two words :)
That's fine. A little inconvenient, but names aren't a huge deal.
Wait..wait....people actually thought this was not the case?
Any why would console gamers care?... This has been the situation since xbl launched... In fact the 'universal ID' was a selling point...
So happy my name is BeastMode
pre order......canceled. /s
Huh? I thought this was a given.
Why don't they just come up with a game alias system under your psn, similar to how your psn id is second to the real name option on ps4. I'm really getting tired of these guys whining about this like it's a deal breaker. Who worth a damn gives a damn.
I think this is more of a bother for the mmo/rpg gamer which is my crowed however this in no way is a deal breaker for me atleast i'm looking forward to destiny
My friend name is sex you up on xbox. i can see this that would be so funny to see this happen in a game some one say who kill me sex you up kill you ha ha ha
Don't care much :) My psn name is a bliss :)
A Bliss? What's wrong with you? That sounds pathetic.
Yep!!! Just as much as your comment sounds risible :p
This seems like a non-issue. I can't think of any ONLINE console games which allow you to choose a custom name separate to your gamertag.
all my gamer tag is my real name so im fine,
One of benefits of paying $700 for the PS3 at launch day is getting the PSN ID you want. Glad I got mine.
That is not bad. People who got angry at it are stupid because most of online games did it. So it's not unexpected new for me.
Chicken news in july.
I don't see how this is news, even on DaS/DeS you could name your character on consoles but those who invade/coop with you only saw your PSN/gamertag. Nothing new really, it's how it's always been.
"Without changing your PSN name" Hmmm?
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