Bungie put out a call for people to sign up for the Destiny beta test earlier this year but now it looks like that will not be the only way in according to a snippet of code spotted Saturday on the PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 game's website.
It appears that the website has been updated now but multiple Reddit users reported that the the source code of Destiny's Canadian and UK websites included text that read, "Pre-order Destiny at select retailers and receive admission to the Destiny Beta. Play it first. Become Legend."
Beta access for Destiny via pre-orders is not particularly surprising as it is a common practice in the industry. Battelfield 4 has its multiplayer beta kicking off Tuesday with one way to access it coming through pre-orders. Still, this will be a good way to satisfy gamers eagerly anticipating the game and are worried about getting a chance to participate in the beta test.
Destiny is due out for the PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 sometime in 2014. An exact release window has not been announced yet but it is expected by next fall.
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