Destiny has been regarded as the biggest game of 2014 by many. Its pre-orders follow that theme of popularity.
GameStop has confirmed with Activision that Destiny is the "most pre-ordered new IP in gaming history". There are already over one-million pre-orders alone, and the PS4 version takes up a bulk of those orders.
Vice President of Merchandising, Rob Puzon, said the following about the news:
With the launch of Activision’s Destiny just around the corner, our GameStop associates are working diligently to prepare for what is currently our highest pre-ordered new IP in history. Based on the consumer excitement we are encountering in our stores every day, Destiny is on track to deliver a tremendous gaming experience.
Activision also announced that the PlayStation versions of Destiny will have early access to one of the multiplayer maps. A DLC package called The Dark Below will debut sometime in December, too.
Below is a look at Destiny's multiplayer, including the timed exclusive map:
Destiny will release on September 9th for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. A PC version may follow at a later date.