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There could be a Destiny TV show on the way

There could be a Destiny TV show on the way

Online sci-fi title Destiny may be coming to TV screens in the future.

That's according to The Hollywood Reporter, who spoke to the creative lead at studio Bungie Robbie Stevens, with the developer alluding to the things that are now possible now that the company entirely owns the Destiny IP.

Bungie bought the publishing rights from games giant Activision Blizzard at the start of 2019 for up to $164m.

This follows the CFO of Activision Blizzard saying that the game wasn't meeting its expectations, later saying that the amount of money that could be made was limited by the fact it didn't own the IP.

It looks like Destiny had in the region of six million monthly active users before Activision Blizzard and Bungie parted ways.

"We’ve made a pretty big shift as a studio," Stevens said. "It allows us more agility and more potential to innovate at a rapid pace."

He continued: "Anything is possible. One of the advantages of Bungie fully owning the Destiny IP is that we have the freedom to make those choices whenever we think the time is right. That’s all I can say about it."

A Destiny TV show isn't the only new item that might be on Bungie's to do list. The firm wants to launch a brand new IP by 2025. Whether or not this is liked to the Matter trademark that the company filed last year - or the $100m investment Bungie landed from Chinese firm NetEase - is yet to be seen.


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He has also written for GamesIndustry.biz, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK.

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