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Destiny 2 preload time approaches fast for guardians on PS5 and Xbox

If you're itching to play the next Destiny 2 DLC, then let the hype begin Bungie fans, as the Destiny 2 Lightfall preload time is confirmed for PS5 and Xbox.

Guardian fighting on Neomuna in Destiny 2 Lightfall

Guardians, it is time to squad up and head to Neomuna. The endgame is nigh as Destiny 2 Lightfall heads to players on PS5 and Xbox consoles around the galaxy. With new rewards and epic Destiny 2 lore to uncover, you may be wondering when the Destiny 2 Lightfall preload time is. You’re in the right place, so get ready for Bungie to deliver the goods.

The Destiny 2 Lightfall preload time will be on February 27 at 9:00am PT / 12:00pm EST / 5:00pm GMT for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S players. 

Players looking to get their Destiny 2 fix before the update should note that developer Bungie will bring the game down for maintenance too. This will last for 24 hours, with access to Destiny 2 Lightfall becoming available from February 28, 2023, at 9:00am PT / 12:00pm EST / 5:00pm GMT.

Destiny 2 Lightfall is a monumental occasion for fans of the long-running Bungie shooter. An essential part of playing the game is interstellar travel, so we recommend diving into the Destiny 2 Neomuna lore to get the latest tidbits and story details. Enhanced by the addition of Destiny 2 Cloud Striders lore, getting to grips with the newest narrative antics can only get you so far in the heat of battle.

That’s why you’ll need to whip out the best Destiny 2 Lightfall Exotic weapons as you fight to rid the galaxy of Darkness once and for all. Just make sure you’re wearing some spicy Destiny 2 Lightfall Exotic armour first.

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If you’re diving into Destiny 2 for the first time or returning after some time away for planetary battles, installing the game can be a hefty undertaking for your console storage. With that in mind, you’ll need to know that the Destiny 2 download size weighs in at the following:

  • Xbox One – 89.21 GB
  • Xbox Series X|S – 108.59 GB
  • PlayStation 5 – 102.6 GB
  • PlayStation 4 – 88.21 GB

Destiny 2 isn’t the smallest downloadable game out there, but the hours of fun spent in the Destiny 2 Lightfall Raid release date will make up for the time spent acquiring it for your console.

The upcoming expansion brings a plethora of gameplay improvements too, making it far easier for newcomers to get a piece of the action. Changes to the Destiny 2 Guardian Ranks are imminent, while exciting lore implications hail back all the way to the original game.