Destiny April Update Details Revealed

Bungie has shared the salient details of Destiny‘s upcoming April update.

Here’s the quick and short roundup of what they revealed:

  • The April Update will provide new Armor and Weapons for your Guardian
  • Chroma is a new material that enables you to add a luminous glow to your character
  • Chroma can be added to Weapons allowing you to customize the look of your gun for the first time
  • Chroma can be mixed and matched to a degree, and Bungie seems to want players to experiment and see what works. You will be collecting Chroma in the Reef.
  • Sterling Treasure boxes are a source of new Armor, Chroma, Ships, Sparrows, and Boosts
  • You can earn a total of three Sterling Treasure boxes each week
    • Play one weekly Crucible match featured in the Director
    • Emerge triumphant from the Level 41 Prison of Elders
    • Visit a Postmaster in the Tower or the Reef
  • Eververse has Sterling Treasure boxes, too, along with new Emotes for your Guardian
  • Vault Space is being expanded with one additional tab for Armor, Weapons, and General items
  • Some popular Year One Legendary Weapons are making a comeback in Year Two
  • There is a Taken Sword, illustrated in the cover image.

These are some of the Legendary Year One weapons coming in April:

  • The Devil You Know
  • Shadow Price
  • LDR 5001
  • Badger CCL
  • The Comedian
  • Y-09 Longbow Synthesis
  • Grim Citizen III
  • Two to the Morgue
  • Zombie Apocalypse WF47
  • The Saterienne Rapier
  • Lord High Fixer

Bungie says some more exotics are also coming. Bungie sums it up by stating they will have another preview for the April update this coming April 6 11 AM PDT.

Destiny‘s April update will be released on April 12, 2016. You can read an earlier roundup of the Bungie livestream and about the new Destiny Companion app for iPad.