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The alpha test allowed players to create a character from one of ''<nowiki>Destiny'</nowiki>''s three player classes. Once inside the alpha, players started at level 3 and could earn XP to level up and earn new abilities, and advance all the way up to level 8. Alpha players could undertake story-based missions throughout [[Earth]] either by themselves or with online companions. [[Patrol|Area exploration]] was possible, along with the acquisition of side quests from these areas. The [[Crucible]], the game's competitive multiplayer, was also available.
 
The alpha test allowed players to create a character from one of ''<nowiki>Destiny'</nowiki>''s three player classes. Once inside the alpha, players started at level 3 and could earn XP to level up and earn new abilities, and advance all the way up to level 8. Alpha players could undertake story-based missions throughout [[Earth]] either by themselves or with online companions. [[Patrol|Area exploration]] was possible, along with the acquisition of side quests from these areas. The [[Crucible]], the game's competitive multiplayer, was also available.
   
Characters created in the alpha did not continue into the [[Destiny Public Beta|''Destiny'' Public Beta]].<ref>{{RefArticle
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Characters created in the alpha will not be able to continue onto the next [[Destiny Public Beta|phase of testing]].<ref>{{RefArticle
 
|lastname = @Bungie|year = June 15, 2014|url = https://twitter.com/Bungie/status/478367900634730496|title = '''Bungie''': Alpha Characters will not survive ...|publisher = Twitter|accessed = June 20, 2014}}</ref>
 
|lastname = @Bungie|year = June 15, 2014|url = https://twitter.com/Bungie/status/478367900634730496|title = '''Bungie''': Alpha Characters will not survive ...|publisher = Twitter|accessed = June 20, 2014}}</ref>
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* In the [[Story Mission|story mission]] [[The Dark Within]], the [[Ghost]]'s line "[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlOYatDYC40 that Wizard came from the moon]" gained infamy among the ''[[Destiny]]'' fan base.<ref>{{RefArticle|lastname = Kuchera|firstname = Ben|year = June 17, 2014|url = http://www.polygon.com/2014/6/17/5817950/destiny-dinklage-moon-wizard|title = Destiny's worst bit is one of our favorite actors, and we're worried|publisher = Polygon|accessed = June 21, 2014}}</ref> The phrase became so popular that [[Bungie]] made the meme into a t-shirt.<ref>{{RefArticle|lastname = DeeJ|year = June 20, 2014|url = http://www.bungie.net/en/News/News?aid=11589|title = Bungie Weekly Update - 06/20/2014|publisher = Bungie.net|accessed = June 21, 2014}}</ref><ref>{{RefArticle|lastname = Hernandez|firstname = Patricia|year = June 20, 2014|url = http://www.kotaku.com.au/2014/06/bungie-turns-peter-dinklage-destiny-meme-into-a-t-shirt/|title = Bungie Turns Peter Dinklage Destiny Meme Into A T-Shirt|publisher = Kotaku Australia|accessed = June 21, 2014}}</ref> Within an hour, the shirt went on to become the best-selling item among the available inventory in the [http://bungiestore.com/ Bungie Store].<ref>{{RefArticle|lastname = @Bungie|year = June 20, 2014|url = https://twitter.com/Bungie/statuses/480100984190795776|title = Bungie: In one hour, this became the ...|publisher = Twitter|accessed = June 21, 2014}}</ref>
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[[File:Destiny Alpha download ready.png|thumb|250px|6.7GB]]
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* The alpha was 6.7[[wikipedia:Gigabyte|GB]].
 
* Bungie revealed that the alpha testing period of ''Destiny'' logged exactly 6,461,871 games since it launched on June 12. Other in-game statistics were:<ref>{{RefArticle|lastname = DeeJ|year = June 20, 2014|url = http://www.bungie.net/en/News/News?aid=11589|title = Bungie Weekly Update - 06/20/2014|publisher = Bungie.net|accessed = June 21, 2014}}</ref>
 
* Bungie revealed that the alpha testing period of ''Destiny'' logged exactly 6,461,871 games since it launched on June 12. Other in-game statistics were:<ref>{{RefArticle|lastname = DeeJ|year = June 20, 2014|url = http://www.bungie.net/en/News/News?aid=11589|title = Bungie Weekly Update - 06/20/2014|publisher = Bungie.net|accessed = June 21, 2014}}</ref>
 
** 149,522,313 [[Primary Weapon]] kills
 
** 149,522,313 [[Primary Weapon]] kills
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** 4,356 Splatters with the [[Sparrow]]
 
** 4,356 Splatters with the [[Sparrow]]
 
** 667,966 [[Public Event]]s joined
 
** 667,966 [[Public Event]]s joined
** 60,491,944 [[Fallen]] [[Dreg]]s "dispatched with Extreme Prejudice"
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** 60,491,944 [[Dreg|Fallen Dregs]] "dispatched with Extreme Prejudice"
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
Destiny Alpha download ready.png|6.7GB.
 
TWCFTM t-shirt_art.jpg|T-shirt art.
 
</gallery>
 
   
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
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