Sony will give PlayStation 4 owners a sneak preview of Destiny, the extremely anticipated online game from Bungie, the Seattle-area growth studio that was the unique developer of the blockbuster Halo franchise for Xbox.
A restricted alpha of Destiny might be out there on PS4 starting this Thursday by means of the weekend, Sony introduced this night as half of its occasion on the E3 sport conference. PS4 owners can (*4*).
A beta of the sport is slated for launch on July 17 on PlayStation 3 and 4.
The completed sport might be formally launched in September for PlayStation 3 and 4, plus the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Nonetheless, Sony is touting the early preview as a none-too-subtle poke within the eye at Microsoft, the place Bungie was beforehand an in-house growth studio earlier than spinning off as an unbiased firm.
Microsoft earlier at this time announced plans to release a remastered compilation of Halo 1-4 for the Xbox One later this 12 months, together with early entry to the Halo 5 multiplayer beta.