We totally landed on the moon at the following link.
First, an apology. Thereâ€™s a phone call in this episode that went a little off the rails for us, and I didnâ€™t feel it was handled as well as it could have been. Itâ€™s my job to do that, and it wasnâ€™t done, so I apologize.
Second, hereâ€™s my quick take on the Bungie and Activision split: whatever. I play a TON of Destiny, but when I play it, when I think about it, when I talk about it, when I buy it – Iâ€™ve never considered Activision in the mix. My complaints with Destiny, my quibbles, my frustrations, my nitpicks – none of them lay at the feet of Activision. And for that matter, my praises of the games and the reasons I keep coming back – everything I know of this game is on Bungie. So it doesnâ€™t matter to me that they now fully own and self-publish their game. It may speak a lot to the upcoming content, perhaps, but itâ€™s still not gonna tighten up the graphics on level three. Thatâ€™s a Bungie thing and nothing that Activision was keeping them from doing.
If the team at Bungie is happy to be free of that company, then Iâ€™m happy for them, sure, but do I feel like some wave of gaming improvement with Destiny is about to wash over us players? Not a bit. If anything, the machine will just keep going. Theyâ€™ll make more game, and Iâ€™ll happily keep playing it.
The cycle continues.