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Destiny's Registered Users Hit 20 Million

World of Warcraft may be on the way down, but the future should be bright for Destiny.

During Activision Blizzard's latest earnings report, we learned that Bungie's multiplayer shooter has now hit 20 million registered players, well up from the 16 million number announced back in February.

Activision says the popular title continues to see "strong engagement," as active players spend about three hours playing Destiny on a daily basis. The game has also enjoyed "strong digital sales and expansion attach rates," even though the publisher didn't come forward with any specific stats. Lastly, they've got plans for more support content this summer; a "major content release" is in the works.

That content just might be called "The Taken King" but we don't have a confirmation just yet.

Related Game(s): Destiny

Tags: destiny, destiny dlc, destiny stats, bungie

5/7/2015 11:30:10 AM Ben Dutka

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MRSUCCESS
Thursday, May 07, 2015 @ 11:45:13 AM
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Three hours playing destiny? There must be a lot of kids with far more than 3 hours daily. Statistics can be presented in a certain way to try and fool the audience.

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pavlovic
Thursday, May 07, 2015 @ 12:10:19 PM
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"Registered users". I only played the public Beta and I'm still registered as a Destiny player.

I even got a weapon for free about two months ago.

So, how many of those 20 million actually bought the game and how many still play the game?

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Shauneepeak
Thursday, May 07, 2015 @ 6:46:32 PM

Perfect example anyone remember good ole Runescape? They always advertise like 540million created accounts.

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Akuma_
Thursday, May 07, 2015 @ 9:30:21 PM

Registered users is people who created a character on the full retail game.

For reference, in January the registered users was 17 million. So in 3 months it has grown by 3 million.

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LowKey
Thursday, May 07, 2015 @ 12:50:09 PM
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I play once in awhile, only because I payed 100 bucks for the piece of crap. Once I'm done with the House of Wolves, I'm deleting Density.

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shaytoon
Thursday, May 07, 2015 @ 7:53:13 PM

right. bc HOW is whats keeping you latched on instead of long term goals.

gtfo now instead of waiting another 2 weeks and then say im never playing it again. and then once new/free content is released, oh yeah let me pay that then ill never play again. SHATTAP. you sound like all the other kids on the bungie forums.

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Akuma_
Thursday, May 07, 2015 @ 9:37:02 PM
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Interesting to see this site still covering Destiny. I thought most people here hated the game?

People tend to use whatever measuring stick they want, at any given time. One games quality will never be measured in the exact same way as another.

From memory, I have never ever seen a new IP gain as much attention, as much play-time, as many copies sold, or as much DLC/updates from the dev, as Destiny has. But yet, it is still 'trash' and the game that is 'cool' to hate on. It is an amazing foundation for a franchise that could be incredible.

I remember a time when games were purely for entertainment, not for spreading hate.

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Breadlover
Thursday, May 07, 2015 @ 10:58:53 PM

IKR? ... it's like, the more I hate the game, the more I tend to play it ... oh Destiny, you fa**in piece of crap!

*complete all dailies* ...

*waiting for Xur* ...

.. help me.

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Broady
Friday, May 08, 2015 @ 3:24:05 AM
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Had a break from it to play other games (for about 8 months). Came back to it about a month or so ago and really enjoying it again, mainly due to playing with a group of other players on raids and strikes.
The actual mechanics of the game are very solid, if you were basing a review on just that alone it would probably be around a 9. The let down, and everyone will agree considering the amount of hype, is the story. It could have been a lot more.

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ulsterscot
Friday, May 08, 2015 @ 2:26:01 PM
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Still playing it. Its a shameless grind to rank up/unlock but still fun. Think ive put more hours into Destiny than Advanced Warfare this year.

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Rachet_JC_FTW
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 @ 12:13:33 AM
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suppose thats good for activison and bungie dunno if that reflects the true nature of whats going on though

happy gaming

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