Destiny First Look Alpha

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the First Look Alpha? Once I’m in the First Look Alpha, what should I expect?

Welcome to the Destiny First Look Alpha, a small sampling of activities you'll find in the final experience. Destiny is an action game that combines the campaign story, cooperative, and competitive modes you expect, with in-depth character creation and a huge variety of weapons, armor, and combat abilities. Create a character. Take it into every mode. Venture out into the world alone, or play with friends in search of action and adventure.

The Destiny First Look Alpha is not final. Players may experience bugs and incomplete features. Thanks for helping us pave the way to Beta, and Destiny’s launch on September 9th, 2014. Have fun!

When is the First Look Alpha?

We will begin delivering codes @12 Noon PST on Thursday, June 12th. The First Look Alpha will run until 11:59 PM PST, Sunday, June 15th

How do I get a First Look Alpha code?

To get access to the First Look Alpha, visit and submit your PSN ID to be entered for a chance to receive a code

When will I know if I’m in the First Look Alpha?

Consumers selected to participate in the Alpha will receive their alpha code via an on-console message and an e-mail sent to the e-mail address associated with the PSN ID entered. Alpha codes will be delivered beginning @ 12 Noon PST.

Do I need PS+ to play the First Look Alpha?


What if I pre-ordered? Is this the BETA?

No, this isn’t the BETA. Beta begins on July 17th, 2014 on PS4™ system (with PlayStation Plus) and PS3™ system. It will feature more content and run for a longer period of time than the First Look Alpha.

I found out I made it into the First Look Alpha but am having trouble redeeming my code, who do I contact?

United States: Contact Sony Customer Service at 1-800-345- SONY Mon - Sun, 6:00AM - 10:00PM Pacific.

Other countries:


I’ve been waiting for an e-mail with my code but have not yet received an e-mail from PlayStation. What do I do?

Some email providers may block emails in an effort to reduce unwanted “spam” email. If your email inbox utilizes a spam or junk folder, please check it to determine whether or not your verification email has been inappropriately categorized.

In what countries is the First Look Alpha available?

The Alpha is available in the following participating countries:

·         Australia

·         Austria

·         Belgium

·         Brazil

·         Canada

·         Croatia

·         Cyprus

·         Czech Republic

·         Denmark

·         Finland

·         France

·         Germany

·         Greece

·         Hungary

·         Ireland

·         Israel

·         Italy

·         Kuwait

·         Lebanon

·         Luxembourg

·         Mexico

·         Netherlands

·         Norway

·         Poland

·         Portugal

·         Qatar

·         Romania

·         Russia

·         Saudi Arabia

·         Slovakia

·         Slovenia

·         South Africa

·         Spain

·         Sweden

·         Switzerland

·         Turkey

·         UAE - United Arab Emirates

·         United Kingdom

·         United States of America