Image: BungieYesterday, Bungie introduced some large plans over the subsequent few years, together with new workplaces, new video games, and a brand new management staff seemingly answerable for branching out the the Destiny 2 universe into different media.“[O]ne of the first drivers of Bungie’s enlargement is to extend the dedication to the long-term growth of Destiny 2, inform new tales within the Destiny Universe, and create solely new worlds in to-be-announced IPs,” the studio wrote over on its web site. In materials phrases the enlargement features a large new HQ workplace that sounds successfully like a mini-college campus, a global workplace in Amsterdam centered on publishing and advertising and marketing, and new individuals introduced on board on the government and board of administrators stage, together with the appointment of former Viacom CBS president of client merchandise, Pamela Kaufman. In aspirational phrases, Bungie desires to increase the “Destiny Universe into further media,” and launch a model new recreation earlier than 2025. Bungie had beforehand introduced it was engaged on a brand new non-Destiny recreation as a part of a $100 million publishing take care of Chinese gaming firm NetEase.Previously synonymous with Halo, Bungie has spent the larger a part of the final decade turning into the Destiny firm. It appears the unbiased studio is seeking to double-down on that pattern whereas additionally nonetheless creating new tasks. Last 12 months, Destiny 2 director Luke Smith introduced a multi-year plan to proceed the sport’s annual expansions somewhat than engaged on a Destiny 3, a transfer that got here after the studio lastly reduce ties with writer Activision.G/O Media might get a fee All of this appears very a lot in line with the decade-long imaginative and prescient initially laid out for the primary Destiny, which on the time then-Bungie COO (and now CEO) Pete Parsons stated was a part of making an attempt to show the IP into gaming’s model of Star Wars and Lord of the Rings. Destiny’s at all times been a really cinematic recreation, with voice abilities which have ranged from Peter Dinklage and Gina Torres to Nathan Fillion and Lance Reddick. It looks like the proper time for the world it’s established to be introduced into TV or movie, particularly as Hollywood races to adapt each online game to fill its bottomless urge for food for brand new content material.