Bungie have announced Season of the Splicer, the newest season in Destiny 2. In Season of the Splicer, players will return to the Vault of Glass raid from the original Destiny, hack the Vex Network from the inside in the new six-player seasonal Override activity, earn new gear, and more. Season of the Splicer will begin on May 12th and will run until August 25th (AEST).
The Vex threatens the safety of all who inhabit the Last City, plunging humanity’s sanctuary into an endless night. Guardians must team up Mithrax, Kell of of the House of Light, who will teach them the ways of a Sacred Splicer. It’s up to the Vanguard to harness new Splicer tech to take down the simulation and restore sunlight.
During Season of the Splicer, Guardians will hack the Vex simulation in the six-player matchmade activity Override. to uncover secrets and steal Vex code. Additionally, Guardians will be able to run the weekly pinnacle mission Expunge, where they will uncover and exploit vulnerabilities in the Vex Network to collapse it from the inside.
On May 23rd (AEST), Guardians will once again be able to infiltrate the iconic Vault of Glass (VoG) raid. For the uninitiated, VoG sees Guardians navigate fractures in time and space to find Atheon, Time’s Conflux. The mysterious Vex awaits deep within the vault, and must be shut down before it becomes unstoppable. This isn’t just a straight port, with quality of life changes introduced to make VoG feel more in line with today’s player expectations, as well as new challenges, triumphs and some old favourites waiting to be earned.
Free for all players, Armor Synthesis brings transmog to Destiny by unlocking the power to create a Universal Ornament from any piece of armour in a Guardian’s possession. Season Pass owners will also get immediately get access to the Exotic Stasis Sidearm Cryosthesia 77K, Season-specific Universal Ornaments, XP boosts that will speed up Seasonal rank gains and unlocks along their reward track, and more.
Season of the Splicer will run from May 12th to August 25th (AEST).