The Twitch stream event did featuregame developers along with representatives from Bungies new partners at Vicarious Visions.
"Ana Bray, a Guardian long thought lost, searches for a connection to her past... one that could be lost forever on the polar ice caps of Mars". The live stream did dance around the major plot points for the campaign and lore side of the downloadable content, we do know that glaciers on the planet are beginning to thaw and that the core of Warmind Rasputin is slowly being revealed.
The Warmind DLC takes players to Mars, a location that's not found in the base game. Players will be able to continues their Guardian's journey with all-new activities; get new weapons and gear; and explore new endgame content.
Along with the announcement that Warmind will arrive May 8 on PS4, Xbox One and PC, the PlayStation 4 Prologue Reveal Trailer dropped. When it launches, players will head to Mars, though a different place than the missions in Destiny 1. Warmind looks to remedy this with the introduction of Escalation Protocol. However, it features seven waves of increasingly hard enemies in which each wave culminates in a boss fight. However, players will be traveling to a new area of the world that has never been explored before, the icecaps. These events will reward players to earn unique armors and weapons. Much like the Court of Oryx back in Destiny: The Taken King, you can initiate Hive Escalation Protocol whenever you want (after you finish Warmind's campaign) and you can keep playing it all day if you like.
In a press release, Bungie also announced some other upcoming features for Warmind, including strikes, new crucible maps, and the new raid layer, dubbed the Spire of Stars.
More changes will be coming to private matches, exotic weapons and how they are used in Destiny 2. The former, Valor Rank is a reflection of time put into the mode to increase your rank.
Bungie will also be making a variety of tweaks to its PVP Crucible mode. There will, however, be a very rare weapon to earn if you can progress up the Glory Ranking System. MyelinGames however says he was close to quitting his YouTube channel before the meeting as he did not believe Bungie was "going to take it seriously, or invest time in the lore", but changed his mind upon meeting Christopher Barrett and the narrative lead, who he calls "extremely respectful" and listened to all his concerns. A Pulse Rifle with a brand new perk called "Desperado", this perk stacks with the existing "Outlaw" perk and allows for a faster rate of fire after reloading. You have three reward stages, one after the third wave, the second after the fifth and the last big one after the end of the seventh wave.
Of the new road map Game Director Christopher Barrett explains that player feedback is a critical part of what is to come in the future for Destiny 2. It's been a while since Destiny 2's first expansion, Curse of Osiris, was released in 2017; this next DLC release is set to coincide with "season 3" of Bungie's planned in-game content.