Published On: Tue, Jul 8th, 2014

‘Destiny’ Beta Kicks Off Next Week

PlayStation owners will get first crack at a beta for Activision’s upcoming first-person shooter Destiny.The beta will feature a “diverse sampling” of activities players will experience when the full game launches September 9 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360, Activision and developer Bungie announced Monday.

Destiny is a first-person shooter game

The test period starts July 17 on the PS4 and PS3, followed by Xbox One and Xbox 360 on July 23. It will be available across all platforms until July 28 at 3 a.m. ET.

Destiny is in a first-person shooter with a foundation typically seen in massively multiplayer online (MMO) games. Players can tackle missions solo or with fireteams of up to three players. A Crucible provides competitive multiplayer challenges, while random events take place throughout the adventure that players can quickly join.