Eric Osborne has provided a response in regards to some concerns surrounding the upcoming multiplatform video game, “Destiny.” According to a report from GameSpot on Dec. 17, the community manager at Bungie reassured fans that co-op is not required in order to play the story missions in the shared-world first-person shooter. You can find some screens showcasing the new intellectual property in the slideshow to the left of this article and his comments below:
You aren't required or forced to play any story missions in Destiny as part of a co-op group.
Jason Jones caused a bit of a stir in the “Destiny” community with his statement from a recent video interview with Game Informer. The co-founder of Bungie disclosed that the upcoming title features end-game scenarios that require multiple players. According to Eric Osborne, however, that won’t be the case in terms of the main story missions.
Although “Destiny” features various cooperative and competitive elements, players will be able to play through the campaign going solo. The development team does have a few methods that could encourage players to interact with each other.
Bungie is currently developing “Destiny,” which will be published and distributed by Activision. The PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One video game requires an online connection although players won’t have to pay a subscription fee. It is expected to ship on Sept. 9, 2014 for all four consoles in the North American region.