Destiny 2: Forsaken Failed To Meet Sales Targets

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Forsaken for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC failed to meet Activision's expectations as it relates to sales and the expansion's ability to "re-engage" with the franchise overall, the publisher said as part of its latest earnings report. "And there is still work to do to fully re-engage the core Destiny fanbase".

Players will also have access to the original Leviathan raid and the Crucible multiplayer mode. "If not, we think now's the time to bring players back".

Although there have been concerns about the increasing prevalence of microtransactions in Call Of Duty it's only in Destiny 2 that Activision has had any real controversy with in-game purchases. It's the same approach, to some degree, used by massive moneymakers like "Fortnite", which earns nearly all of its money from in-game purchases.

QBiz: Govt-RBI Showdown; LPG Prices Hiked by Rs 2 & More
The government and the RBI have been clashing on several issues including the reserves question. There is no proposal to ask RBI to transfer ₹3.6 or 1 lakh crore, as speculated", he said.

At, issue, Johnson believes, isn't whether "Destiny 2's" expansion is any good, but that people aren't willing to buy the base game to then pay for it.

"Forsaken is a high quality expansion of content into the universe, honestly some of the highest quality content we've seen in the franchise to date", Activision COO Coddy Johnson said during the call. But we'll have to wait and see whether they learnt their lesson from that... He did note, however, that players who are putting the hours into Destiny 2 are "deeply engaged" in the shared-world shooter. "In particular, it was very well received both by reviewers and by the community, and has ongoing deepening engagement by those that are playing it".

In terms of the bigger picture, Johnson said that the publishing giant is looking to "improve the pace of innovation and cadence of in-game content" for the Destiny franchise, in addition to finding new ways for players to engage and spend money on microtransactions. It's also possible that, if successful, the giveaway of "Destiny 2" will become permanent.

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