Destiny 2 players are flocking to the Tower to honor the late Lance Reddick. who died yesterday at the age of 60.
After yesterday’s news broke, Guardians began flocking to pay their respects to Commander Zavala, who Reddick famously voiced. spread to Destiny avid fanbut occasionally Engage with players on social media as Commander Zavala.
The Tower is a little quieter today, but in nearly every instance, a Guardian standing stoically in a circle around Zavala yesterday uses the “Humanity Shield” emote to make his character look more like his character than he actually is. I used to make a big presence or sit with my fellow Guardians during my attendance. An impromptu candlelight vigil.
On the /r/DestinyTheGame subreddit, Post honoring Reddick It quickly became the second most popular post on Reddit, with many community members and former Bungie developers sharing their favorite memories of Zavala and Reddick himself.
For the Guardian, who has spent the past nine years alongside his character in-game, Reddick’s pass hit was especially close to home. Yesterday when I joined various livestreams on Twitch, it seemed like that was all people were talking about. Similarly, on Twitter, nearly everyone in the Destiny community shared screenshots of the Tower, as well as posted a video showcasing all the Guardians who came together to pay their respects to Zavala.
Just joined Destiny 2 and yes, players are gathering around Commander Zavala to pay tribute to his actor, the late Lance Reddick
RIP https://t.co/uan1MEaoaY pic.twitter.com/qdvd3d7gBa
— Stephen Totilo (@stephentotilo) March 17, 2023
Lance’s wife, Stephanie Reddick, his twitter account to cope with his sudden death. She also thanked the Destiny community.
bungee too issue an official statement following the news “Lance Reddick was an icon on screen, in Destiny, and most importantly, in person. It shone with devotion, and the radiant kindness that touched them.To say I miss him is a huge understatement, but it’s nonetheless true.Rest in peace, Lance.
In the words of Commander Zavala, “Raise your eyes, Guardian.”
Update: Added statement from Lance’s wife, Stephanie Reddick.
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