Guardians will rise as Virgin Media & Activision host special Destiny 2 Event on July 17 – 18

29 June 2017

Virgin Media VIVID Gamer customers offered a chance to play Destiny 2 on the eve of the BETA

Virgin Media is joining forces with Activision and Bungie to invite VIVID Gamer customers to play Destiny 2 just before the BETA starts.  Via a special Destiny event on 17 and 18 July, customers can get early hands-on access to the Destiny 2 Beta on PlayStationâ 4.

From Activision and Bungie; Destiny 2 is one of this year’s most hotly anticipated games. Featuring a cinematic story campaign, the last safe city on Earth has fallen and lays in ruins, occupied by Dominus Ghaul and his elite army, the Red Legion. Every player creates their own character called a ‘Guardian’, humanity’s chosen protectors. As a Guardian, players must master new abilities and weapons to reunite the city’s forces, stand together and fight back to reclaim their home.

To celebrate the arrival of the Destiny 2 Beta, Virgin Media is hosting a special UK gameplay event, which will take place in London this July. Virgin Fibre x Destiny 2: The Beta Experience will be packed full of Destiny-related surprises and will showcase the game in all its glory on PlayStationâ 4, including on PS4ä Pro, where attendees will be able to enjoy playing in stunning up-scaled 4k resolution.

  • What: Virgin Fibre x Destiny 2: The BETA Experience
  • Where: Central London – Secret Location
  • When: Monday 17 July, Tuesday 18 July
  • How to Attend: Virgin Media customers can get tickets for the exclusive event by entering a competition via from this Thursday (June 29). Avid gamers can win tickets via Virgin Media’s Facebook and Twitter channels, too.

Kerris Bright, Chief Marketing Officer at Virgin Media, said: “Whether playing through the incredible Destiny 2 campaign alone, playing with friends or making new ones, the best broadband makes for the best gameplay.  Teaming up with Activision and Bungie means our VIVID Gamer customers get even more from us, powered by our ultrafast network.”

VIVID Gamer is Virgin Media’s full-force fibre for gamers and streamers. Designed in collaboration with gaming organisations, it offers unlimited ultrafast download speeds of up to 200Mbps and superior upload speeds of up to 30Mbps.


Notes to editors:

More information about Virgin Media’s VIVID  Gamer tariff:

About Virgin Media

Virgin Media offers four multi award-winning services across the UK and Ireland: broadband, TV, mobile phone and landline.

The companies dedicated, ultrafast network delivers the fastest widely available broadband speeds to homes and businesses. We’re expanding this through our £3bn Project Lightning programme, which will reach 17 million premises.

Our interactive TV service brings live programmes, thousands of hours of on-demand programming and the best apps and games in a set-top box, as well as on-the-go for tablets and smartphones.

We launched the world’s first virtual mobile network, offering fantastic value and services. We are also one of the largest fixed-line home phone providers in the UK and Ireland.

Through Virgin Media Business, we support entrepreneurs, businesses and the public sector, delivering the fastest speeds and tailor-made services.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s largest international cable company, with operations in more than 30 countries.

About Destiny 2:

For more game information, visit and follow the official Destiny social channels on Facebook and @DestinyTheGame on Instagram and Twitter. The community can interact directly with the developers at www.Bungie.netFacebook, @Bungie on TwitterInstagram and on Twitch.

About Bungie

Bungie is an independent, employee-owned game development studio dedicated to creating hopeful worlds that inspire passionate player communities. For more than two-and-a-half decades that purpose has led to the creation of some of the industry’s most celebrated gaming franchises, including Marathon, Myth, Halo, and Destiny. Today, Bungie is focused on developing the next highly-anticipated release in the Destiny universe, Destiny 2.

About Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Ltd

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe (SIEE), headquartered in London, UK, is responsible for the PlayStation(R) brand and family of products and services within the 109 territories serviced by SIEE as a regional headquarters for Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE). PlayStation(R) has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation(R) in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation(R) family of products and services include PlayStation(R)4, PlayStation(R)VR, PlayStation(R)Vita, PlayStation(R)3, PlayStation(R)Store, PlayStation(R)Plus, PlayStation(TM)Video, PlayStation(TM)Music, PlayStation(TM)Now and acclaimed PlayStation(R) software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios.

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About Activision Publishing, Inc.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the world and is a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), an S&P 500 company.  More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, or by following @Activision.

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