"Destiny" was arguably one of the biggest and best games of 2014 and its sequel is shaping up to be even grander. "Destiny 2" is scheduled to be released later this year and right now a Beta is being held on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in order to point out any problems, iron out any bugs, and help the developers make the game more balanced and enjoyable for players. Originally the beta could only be accessed by those who pre-ordered the game but now it is available to all console gamers.

If you're itching to get in on the action and join the fight then you're in luck.

Starting at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM BST on July 21, the beta will go public and anyone can try the game out, provided they're playing on either a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. PC players may be feeling a bit left out but, worry not, a PC beta has been announced and is set to be released in late August, more details will be released soon.

The content

The "Destiny 2" beta allows players to get a taste of what both the campaign and multiplayer will be like. You can jump into the game's main story by playing the game's opening level, called "Homecoming," and even watch some of the cinematics from the early parts of the game. You can also play some attack/defend Countdown mode matches on the Endless Vale map.

Strike games are also available in the Inverted Spire and can be played with up to two friends in a Vex stronghold. If you don't have any buddies with you then you can use matchmaking to put together a Fireteam to take on your enemies.

Social space and release date

On July 23, 10 AM PT, players will gain access to the social space which is known as "The Farm." Here players can socialize with other players, kick a football around, show off their dance moves, and generally make merry, an important aspect of the original game which seems to be back in force for "Destiny 2".

After all, after a hard day of shooting aliens and kicking ass, every hero needs to take some time to relax!

"Destiny 2" is currently being developed by Bungie and published by Activision. Bungie originally developed the first three "Halo" games and took everything it learned from that series and used it to build "Destiny".

It is set to be released on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on September 6. This will be the first game in the series to see a release on the PC as the original game was exclusive to consoles. Here's hoping it's even bigger and better than the first game.