It’s time for the world’s first race in Destiny 2, which, come to think of it, could be one of the hottest events in competitive PvE play, a fascinating game of cooperative gameplay and what equates to eSports. It all starts today, November 21, as people craft their best armored weapons with the goal of being the first to complete one of the toughest challenges in the game.
The raid will go live at 10:00 am PST this Saturday, and if you’re up to it, you can try it out for yourself. I myself am not up to the task: I did a blind raid first at the start of Destiny 2, but now I let others try things out first. There is reason to believe this will be a fairly quick clear due to the first datamines giving people a glimpse of what to expect inside the crypt, as well as anyone who can make it to a pretty good place in terms of equipment.
For a while, it also seemed like Stasis could help the Guardians deal massive damage to some of the bosses, but Bungie rushed a fix to get things under control before the raid began.
To watch the top teams, head over to Twitch and see who’s making an attempt. While a ton of teams will start right away, it won’t be long before the best players start to become the best watched, too, and you’ll be able to see who’s doing well while the lapwing on the pitch. The vast majority of Destiny 2 streamers today will show off an attempt, so you’re not really going to miss it.
For the uninitiated, a Destiny 2 Raiding is a complex, nested combination of traditional FPS shooting and elaborate puzzles that typically require you to complete a specific set of highly coordinated six-person tasks in order to damage a boss or complete some other type of challenge. There are also usually platforms and some of the most impressive sights the game has to offer, as well as some Baroque villains at the end of the world. Excited to see what this one has in store.