You can do many interesting things in Destiny, but of course your character's fresh moves are always going to be a major draw. The team at Bungie heard about an interesting glitch in the game during E3 however: Dancing along to some fresh beats gives you a a pretty substantial advantage in battle.
"We get data from everything: where players are, what they’re doing in the world, where they’re dying, if they’re out of ammo, win / losses, any bug reports, we have the alpha site running so if people want to provide anecdotal evidence or if they have a screenshot or hit the share button to show the evidence," Eric Osbourne, the head of community for Destiny and a writer at Bungie told Polygon. All that data and fan involvement leads to some interesting bug reports.
"We just had someone telling us on the showfloor that ‘oh hey when I dance I can kind go into third-person in multiplayer and look around cover,’ and now the team is back at the office thinking about… you know they, knew about it," Osbourne said. "But is it a problem? Is it okay? Everyone can do it!"
They're still working out what to do with "features" such as this, and that's part of the challenge and fun of running an alpha. "We learn a lot from these tests," he said. "It’s a real alpha, it’s not a marketing alpha."
My vote? I'd love to see it kept in. Players dancing when they pause on the battlefield could be the best thing to happen to online shooters in a long time.
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