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Destiny Made Over $160 Million In Microtransaction Revenue In Less Than 2 Years

Destiny has made over $160 million in MTX revenue, and these numbers only account the data from late 2017 to early 2019.

Sgt_Slaughter391d ago

That's extremely low for microtransactions, especially for a game that's essentially designed around it

LucasRuinedChildhood391d ago (Edited 391d ago )

This was back when the game wasn't free to play.

The figures are from November 2017 to February 2019 (1 year and 4 months).

Based on that projection, the MTX revenue for Destiny 2 likely would have been closer to ~$240m for 2 years.

Not sure if premium expansions are included in that figure either although ... I'd hope that they are though and that most of the revenue was for actual content like Forsaken.

People spend way too much money on cosmetics.

Rude-ro391d ago (Edited 391d ago )

Seasons($10 and just got bumped to $12) and dungeon keys($10 each, two a year) are through the eververse(micro transaction) store.
So for those two years, in order to play a season, you would pay through micro transactions.

Sonic1881391d ago (Edited 391d ago )

Bungie Marathon will be worse since it's designed around it as well

Kurt Russell390d ago

It makes me sad to agree... but at the same time I am looking forward to giving it a go. Destiny 2 is so far in, I find it difficult to figure out what I am meant to do first.

buffig391d ago

I think FIFA alone makes over $1bn a year from mtx

anast391d ago

FIFA promotes a worldwide sport. It should make more money than destiny.

CantThinkOfAUsername391d ago (Edited 391d ago )

Let's compare something similar. Apex Legends and its ridiculous $18/$40 skins make EA a billion each year.

z2g391d ago

For as much as ppl complain how much they hate microtransactions, they sure don’t act like it. No wonder they aren’t going anywhere.

spicelicka391d ago

By "people" you're referring to millions and millions of people. Obviously the ones complaining aren't necessarily the same as the ones spending all that money.

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Father__Merrin391d ago

There's millions that purchase MTX and there's nothing we can do about it

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Stop Trying To Make Destiny

In Episode 1 of Spot On, a new weekly news show, Gamespot talks about the dangers of chasing a trend.

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Destiny 1 Becomes Playable on PC via Emulation

Playing Destiny 1 on PC has been something fans have been requesting for years. It looks like Destiny 1 is now playable on PC via the RPCS3 emulator.

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spoonard542d ago

I've been thinking about playing through D1 again before it goes away...

CobraKai542d ago

That’s the sad reality of a game like this. I bought it, invested lots of money, and it can go away at anytime. I still think this was more fun than 2.

jeromeface541d ago

prob because 2 is a grindfest slog

spoonard539d ago

That's the bummer of 'games as a service'.

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Bungie hires Riot animation director for Destiny transmedia expansion

Derick Tsai has over 15 years of experience across the games, animation, and film industries,

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mastershredder866d ago

Woop de doo. Just means more ridiculous, over-the-top boring cutscene animations for characters your don't give a lick about.