Destiny: The Taken King – Bungie Apology and Collectors Edition changes. (Videogame chatter)
I am Luke Smith, Creative Director on Destiny: The Taken King.Many, many years ago, I wrote to you each week in this spot. We talked about Battle Rifles, we talked about stuff we weren’t going to talk about, and at some point I did a horrible hand-drawing of an upcoming map and teased you with it in the Weekly Update.Anyone who knows me knows I can be sarcastic, anyone who remembers podcasts I’ve done knows that I can be pretty blunt, and anyone who’s watched me in a ViDoc knows I’m pretty unpolished.However, most of you don’t know me.Reading my interview with Eurogamer and imagining it came from some random developer of a game I love – that random developer looks like an Asshat.But that Asshat was me – and those words rightfully anger you.I’m sorry.My words made it sound as if Bungie doesn’t care about their most loyal fans.We do care. We are listening. And we will make it right.Here’s what we’re doing about the Collector’s Edition of Destiny: The Taken King…
When you stride through the Tower, people are going to ask you where you got those wonderful toys. You’ll nod and let them know you earned them. It’s a Year One thing, and they just wouldn’t understand. And they won’t ever be able to get their hands on their own set.