The Destiny: The Taken King release date is less than a week away and we are finally learning about the limited number of midnight Destiny: The Taken King release date events that allow gamers who want to buy the physical copy of the game to get the latest Destiny game as soon as possible.
At this point there is only one confirmed midnight Destiny: The Taken King release date event, but this is at a number of stores — so there is a good chance you will be able to find a store near you that is open late.
If you already pre-ordered Destiny: The Taken King you might be stuck waiting until morning, unless you bought it at GameStop.
The Destiny: The Taken King release date is September 15th online and in stores. This comes after the Destiny 2.0 release for current Destiny owners. There is no demo or option to play early.
GameStop offers a midnight Destiny: The Taken King release date event at 12:01 AM Eastern. If you are on the west coast, or just outside of Eastern, you don’t need to wait until midnight local time. As soon as 12:01 AM Eastern arrives GameStop stores in other time zones will also start selling games. This means you can buy at 9:01 PM on September 14th on the west coast.
Many GameStop locations are open late for the Destiny: The Taken King release date events. You should check your local store on this page to make sure that it is staying open for the event.
For locations open for the Taken King release date doors will open at 9PM local time in most locations, so users can trade-in games and finalize their purchase. Once the release time arrives gamers can pick up their copy and go.
In addition to the Destiny: The Taken King release, gamers can also use this as an option to pick up Forza 6 and NHL 16 at midnight.
Walmart is participating in a major push for Destiny: The Taken King release with a special four-pack of Red Bull that includes a Mega XP Accelerator to level up faster in the new game.
There is no confirmation that Walmart plans any specific events, but with many stores open 24 hours there is a good chance that you can go to a Walmart and get Destiny: The Taken King at 12:01 AM on September 15th.
A few days later gamers can play The King’s Fall, a massive quest that arrives just after The Taken King. This secondary release arrives on September 18th at 10AM Pacific, 1PM Eastern.