Google Maps collaborates with Bungie to bring Destiny Planet View

By | September 3, 2014


Game developer Bungie is collaborating with Google Maps for another approach to promote its forthcoming science fiction first individual shooter Destiny. Recently sees the launch of Destiny Planet View, which shows a narrative form of Google’s mapping tech set several years later on.

The Destiny Planet View site permits web users to investigate three of the game’s primary areas (Mars, Venus and Earth’s Moon) by means of a Google Maps interface. It’s the first run through a feature diversion has been “mapped” with Google’s assistance. Publisher Activision says:

[quote]Created using Google Technologies, Destiny Planet View gives fans an immersive first look at Destiny’s in-game locations on Mars, Venus and the Moon. While the experience only reveals a small slice of Destiny’s massive worlds, users will be able step through each area and discover useful lore, gameplay tips and even a few hidden real-world and in-game incentives along the way.[/quote]

This is basically an alternate however cool approach to advertise Destiny, which will officially launch one week from today on September 9 for Sony’s PlayStation 3 and 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles.

What do you think about this new collaboration in between Google and Bungie?