The Destiny 2 Beyond Light expansion is right around the corner, and its roadmap has been revealed with plenty of new missions, exotics, and events to anticipate. While there will be plenty to look forward to throughout November and December, lots of people are simply asking: what time does Destiny 2 Beyond Light release? Here you’ll find the expected downtime and release time, as well as how to preload on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
There is said to be a live event in Destiny 2 before the arrival of the upcoming expansion, but Bungie have been quite hush-hush about the forthcoming end of season event. Luke Smith has confirmed on Twitter that there is a “small event to close out Season of Arrivals,” and Forbes have suggested being in the Tower between 16:00 and 19:00 PT on November 9th.
While the Season of Arrivals end event has been modestly hyped “as nothing too crazy,” below you’ll find the downtime and release time for Beyond Light, as well as how to preload on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
How to preload Destiny 2 Beyond Light
You can preload Beyond Light on PS4 by selecting Options on Destiny 2 and clicking “Check for Updates”.
As for Xbox One and PC, you cannot preload Destiny 2 Beyond Light until after 19:00 PT on November 9th.
You will need auto update on your Xbox One to prematurely download, meanwhile – for PC – Bungie says that the update should automatically be added to the Steam download queue once it’s available.
The Destiny 2 Beyond Light file size for PS4 and Xbox One is 70.78 GB and 65.7 GB respectively, and it’s 69.7 GB for PC.
Bungie additionally notes that PS4 and PC players will require 171.68 GB and 186.2 GB of storage space for installation.
What is the downtime for Destiny 2 Beyond Light?
The downtime for Destiny 2 Beyond Light is 19:00 PT on November 9th.
This downtime for Beyond Light will result in Destiny 2 going offline for maintenance which means players will be removed from activities and unable to log back in.
Although a start time hasn’t been confirmed for the Season of Arrivals end event, it’s suggested that players enter the Tower between 16:00 and 18:50 PT on November 9th.
This is because a small update will be required to download at 16:00 PT before the game’s downtime begins at 19:00.
What time does Destiny 2 Beyond Light start?
Destiny 2 Beyond Light is expected to release and start at 12:00 PT on November 10th.
The above start and release time for Destiny 2 Beyond Light comes courtesy of Bungie’s most recent TWAB.
Before the aforementioned starting hour for the expansion, players will be able to log back into the game on November 10th at 09:00 PT.
However, it’s only 12:00 PT when the maintenance is expected to be completed.
Check out the most recent This Week At Bungie for everything pertaining to Beyond Light’s release time and preload information.