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7/18/2017
Destiny 2 Account and Character Migration
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This is a subpage of our Legacy Support Guide for Destiny. To return to the start of the Guide, please click here.

Destiny 2 Account and Character Migration


In preparation for Destiny 2, all existing Destiny accounts will automatically undergo an Account and Character Migration process. This process will import some of their character and game progression data into Destiny 2. Please see below for more information on the requirements and details of the Account and Character Migration process. 

Table of Contents

Migration Process Migrated Data
Tracked Accomplishments Legacy Consoles
Frequently Asked Questions


Account and Character Migration

All existing Destiny accounts will automatically undergo an Account Migration process on August 1, 2017. This process will import their Character and game progression data into Destiny 2.
  • Only Applies to Existing Data - Account and Character Migration will apply to all existing accounts on August 1, 2017. Any Characters created or game progress made after August 1, 2017 will not be represented in Destiny 2.
  • Automatic Process - Players are NOT required to log into their Destiny accounts on or after August 1, 2017 to complete the Account and Character Migration process.
  • Character Requirements - For a Character's game progression to be recognized in Destiny 2, the Character must have reached at least Level 20 and must not have been deleted at the time of the Account and Character Migration. 
  • Character Data in Destiny 2 - To see their migrated data represented in Destiny 2, players will need to ensure that they use the same PSN or Xbox credentials when logging into Destiny 2. 
  • No Expiration on Migrated Data - There is currently no time limit or expiration date on accessing Destiny account data that was migrated to Destiny 2.  

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Character Data Migrated to Destiny 2

The Account and Character Migration process will only import the following Character data into Destiny 2: 
  • Character class, race, and gender selections
  • Character face, hair, and marking selections
  • Character creation date
  • An assortment of Destiny accomplishments as listed below

Important Note: The Account and Character Migration will NOT import any items, game content, Silver, or Eververse Licenses into Destiny 2. 

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Destiny Accomplishments Rewarded in Destiny 2

Destiny 2 will be able to recognize and reward a player’s Destiny accomplishments. For an accomplishment to be recognized in Destiny 2, players must complete the tracked accomplishments by the time of the Account and Character Migration on August 1, 2017.

The below Destiny accomplishments will provide players with Emblems in Destiny 2 if completed before August 1, 2017:
  • Completion of one or more Year One Moments of Triumph
  • Completion of all Year One Moments of Triumph
  • Completion of one or more Year Two Moments of Triumph
  • Completion of all Year Two Moments of Triumph
  • Achieving Rank 2 or higher in the Age of Triumph Record Book
  • Achieving Rank 7 or higher in the Age of Triumph Record Book
  • Achieving a Grimoire Score of 5000 or higher


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Legacy Consoles Updated 7/7/2017

Player accounts on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Legacy Consoles will also undergo the Account Migration process as described above.
  • Legacy Account Import Process - The Account Import process that upgrades a Legacy Console Destiny Account to the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One is REQUIRED to complete the Destiny 2 Account Migration process. Legacy Console players should login to their account on a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One console prior to August 1, 2017 to qualify for the Destiny 2 Memorialization Emblems. Legacy Console accounts can only be imported to consoles within the same console family. 

  • Destiny: Rise of Iron Content - Legacy Consoles do not have access to any Destiny content after Update 2.3.1. To be eligible for any Destiny 2 rewards tied to Destiny: Rise of Iron content, Legacy Console players will need to upgrade to Destiny: Rise of Iron on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and complete the qualifying content before the August 1, 2017 Account and Character Migration deadline. 

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Frequently Asked Questions


⋙What is the Account and Character Migration process?
Destiny 2 will recognize and reward some of the in-game accomplishments of returning players. To enable this, all eligible Destiny accounts will automatically undergo an Account and Character Migration on August 1, 2017 to import account and character data into Destiny 2.

⋙When will the Account and Character Migration happen and what do players need to do to complete the process?
The Account and Character Migration process will happen automatically on August 1, 2017. As an automatic process, players will not need to perform any action to begin or complete the Account and Character Migration.

⋙How do players access their migrated data in Destiny 2?
To access their migrated data, players will need to ensure that they log in to Destiny 2 using the same PSN ID or Xbox Gamertag they used for their Destiny account.

⋙Will deleted character data be migrated to Destiny 2?
No. Characters that were deleted prior to the Account and Character Migration will not have their Character data imported into Destiny 2.

⋙Do Legacy Console players need to perform an Account Import to current generation consoles in order to receive Memorialization Emblems in Destiny 2? Updated 7/7/2017
Yes. Players who are currently playing Destiny 1 on PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 are required to sign in to a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One and perform an Account Import to qualify for Memorialization Emblems in Destiny 2. Accounts may only be imported to consoles within the same console family. For additional information concerning Legacy Consoles and the Account Import process, please see our Legacy Console Guided Support.

⋙Will players be able to edit their migrated Character's customization options in Destiny 2?
No. There is currently no plan to allow players to edit the customization options of an imported Character.

⋙Can players use the Account and Character Migration process to move their account from one platform to another?
No. To be able to access their migrated data, players must use the same PSN ID or Xbox Gamertag credentials to login to Destiny 2.

⋙Can players access their Destiny 2 Emblems for Destiny accomplishments on a different console platform or on the PC platform? Added 6/22/17
No. The Destiny 2 Emblems are tied to a player's PSN ID or Xbox Gamertag and cannot be accessed on other platforms.

⋙Do players need to log into Destiny prior to the Account Migration to have their progress imported into Destiny 2? Added 6/23/17
No. Players do NOT need to log into Destiny prior to the Account and Character Migration to have their progress imported into Destiny 2.

Please Note: To be eligible for the Age of Triumph related Destiny 2 Emblems as described above, players must log in and complete nodes in their Age of Triumph Record Book to reach the required ranks.

⋙Do players have to own Destiny: The Taken King or Destiny: Rise of Iron to be eligible for the Destiny 2 Emblems? Can players earn the Emblems if they use game-sharing features? Added 6/23/17
Yes. Players must own Destiny: The Taken King to qualify for the Emblems for the Year Two Moments of Triumph and they must own Destiny: Rise of Iron to qualify for the Emblems for the Age of Triumph. Bungie cannot provide support for issues players may encounter while using a console's game-sharing features to access content for which they do not own the licenses.

⋙Will account or character data from after August 1, 2017 be migrated to Destiny 2?
No. Only qualifying Characters that exist at the time of the Account and Character Migration on August 1, 2017 will have their data imported into Destiny 2. Any game accomplishments or qualifying content completion that occurs after that date will not be reflected in Destiny 2.

⋙Will an account's Silver balance or Eververse purchases be included in the Account Migration?
No. The Silver balance and Eververse purchases of a player's account will not be imported into Destiny 2 by the Account Migration process. For more information, please see the Silver and Eververse portion of the Legacy Support Guide for Destiny.

⋙Will any promotional items, such as the Nepal Emblem and Shader, the Blacksmith Shader, Bungie Bounty Emblem, etc., be included in the Account Migration?
No. The Account Migration process will NOT import any existing items into Destiny 2, including any existing Emblems, Shaders, Ships, Sparrows, or other collectibles.

⋙Where can players report an issue with their Account and Character Migration?
Players that are experiencing an issue with their Account and Character Migration should post a report of the issue in the #Help forums.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The availability and details of the Account and Character Migration process may be subject to change based on implementation and stability. To stay up to date, please follow @BungieHelp on Twitter. Additional information may be available through our Destiny News and Game Updates pages. To return to the start of the Legacy Support Guide for Destiny, please click here.
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